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 Value Added Internal Audits: Improving Audit Effectiveness and Efficiency

Chapter Event
2/7/2014 8:00 AM
2/7/2014 5:00 PM
McGladrey LLP; 80 City Square Boston, MA 02129 | Massachusetts
When:      Friday, February 7th, 2014
Agenda:   8:00 am - 8:30 am   Registration and Networking
                  8:30 am - 5:00 pm Program (lunch will be provided)                                                                                                              
Location:  McGladrey LLP; 80 City Square Boston, MA 02129 - Public parking is available at the Constitution Wharf Plaza (corner of Warren St. and Constitution)
Registration: $125 for Members ($150 for Nonmembers)
CPE Credit: 8.0 (NASBA Certified)
Event Contacts: Jeff Sardelli or Michael McShea
Seating is limited to 60 people, so sign up now!!!
Event Summary and Speaker Bio:
As you know, Internal Auditors are skilled professionals who strive to help an organization achieve its objectives.  Not only are Internal Auditors trusted advisors to management and the Board of Directors, but they are also receiving long-deserved recognition from all levels of business professionals and regulators.  Internal Auditors must have the skills to meet management's needs, add value to their organizations, and build the profession.  Through lively, facilitated discussions of internal audit practices and hands-on classroom exercises during this day long seminar, you will learn to conduct value added, effective, and efficient audits.
Attendees will:
  • Discover the latest trends and best practices in internal auditing
  • Understand essential steps to add value throughout the audit process
  • Learn to get the information you need through better interviews
  • Understand how to overcome challenges faced by internal auditors
  • Explore what needs to be communicated and how and when it should be communicated
Speaker - Raven Catlin:
Raven Catlin, CPA, CIA, CFSA is an internationally recognized expert, speaker, and consultant in Risk Management and Internal Auditing. She has over 15 years of internal audit experience and 11 years of seminar instruction and facilitation. Through her lively and interactive seminars and presentations, you will gain valuable skills, motivation, and belief systems to achieve success.
Raven is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University. Before starting Raven Global Training in 2006, Raven was a Consultant for Jefferson Wells and a Senior Manager at Protiviti.  She held internal audit positions with Freddie Mac, Bank of America (formerly NationsBank), and Philip Morris. Raven is an active member of the IIA, including serving as District Representative for the Caribbean and Washington DC Metro chapters. She also served in President, Board Member, and chairperson positions for the Northern Virginia and Charlotte chapters since 1998. Raven is a contributing author to IIA's CIA Learning System.