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 2019 August Seminar - Communication

8/27/2019 7:30 AM
8/27/2019 12:00 PM
Seattle University - Hunthausen at Seattle University Hunthausen Hall - Room 100 901 12th Ave ~ Seattle ~ 98122 | Washington
Join us on Tuesday, August 27th at Seattle University for a 4-hour seminar dedicated to accelerate your career with enhanced communication tools and techniques, presented by Sarah Bee, Director Seattle University Internal Audit Education Partnership, and Chelsey Ironmonger, Senior Internal Auditor.


Course Description

Attend this interactive workshop to boost your communication skills.  Whether you are new to Internal Audit or a seasoned professional, you should walk away from this workshop with tools to develop you both professionally and personally.

  • Introduction - Why is communication important for accountants?
  • How to Successfully Weave your Way through Conflict
  • Seeking Out Instead of Fearing Performance Feedback
  • Managing 360 – Up Down and Around!
  • Putting your Personal Brand into Small Talk



Early Bird Special

by 8/6/19

Regular Pricing

after 8/6/19







NOTE: in interest to increase our Academic Outreach program, we are offering special pricing to those educators and students who contact for a discount code.

Click here to register.

Event Title: 2019 August Seminar: Communication

Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Time: 7:30 am - 12:00 pm 
Location: Seattle University - Hunthausen at Seattle University
Hunthausen Hall - Room 100 901 12th Ave ~ Seattle ~ 98122 
Instructional delivery method: Group Live
Field of Study: Communication
CPE credit(s): 4 hour(s)
Advanced preparation: None required

Course registration requirements: To register for this event, click here.



Sarah Bee, MBA, CIA, is the Director of the Internal Audit Education Partnership Center of Excellence at Seattle University. She has been teaching risk and controls to aspiring internal auditors for over 20 years. She keeps her skills current by working in the summer as an internal auditor for companies such as Alaska Airlines, Weyerhaeuser, and Moss Adams. Sarah Bee has published numerous academic articles related to risk and controls in Accounting Information Systems Educators JournalAccounting PerspectiveInternal Auditor magazine, Journal of Forensic Accounting, and CPA Journal, among others.


Chelsey Ironmonger, CPA, CIA, CRMA, Senior Internal Auditor at Starbucks, spent the first five years of her career in accounting before making a shift to audit. She has the experience of being the auditor as well as the auditee giving her great insights to the dos and don’ts of communication and developing business partnerships during times of conflict. As someone that is still growing in her career, Chelsey has developed methods to successfully drive her own performance feedback and build her brand for success. 


Refund, complaint, and cancellation policy: Please view our refund, complaint, and cancellation policies on IIA Seattle's website.

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