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 Annual Meeting and Tone from the Top with Larry Harrington, Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Chapter Event
5/20/2014 8:00 AM
5/20/2014 10:00 AM
HQ-1 VSP HQ, 3333 Quality Dr., Rancho Cordova |
Annual Meeting and Tone from the Top with Larry Harrington
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
8:00 am Breakfast Meeting
Location:  HQ-1 VSP HQ, 3333 Quality Dr., Rancho Cordova, CA  95670
Program Overview: 
The profession of internal auditing is changing, and the skills and abilities that served us well in the past may no longer be sufficient to meet the challenges of the future.  Past president of the North American Board of Directors for the Institute of Internal Auditors and currently the vice chair of the Global Board of Directors of the IIA.  Larry Harrington will share his insights and his perspective on the profession.  He will also give his views and opinions on where internal auditing needs to go in the future. 
Key points that Larry will address will include:
  • The top business challenges our customers are facing, and the impact that is having on internal audit
  • In an environment of rising expectations, internal auditors must ask themselves whether they are keeping pace
  • Top imperatives for the internal audit profession
  • Strategies and tactics to exceed your customer's expectations
  • How the IIA can support you
Learning Objectives/Outcomes:
At the completion of the presentation, participants will:
        Gain an understanding “from the top” in what internal auditing executives are looking for from internal audit professionals. 
        Gain an understanding of the challenges in the future for the internal auditing profession.
Who should attend:  The session will be directed to all internal auditors (basic/intermediate/advanced).
Presenter: Larry Harrington, CPA, CIA, CRMA Vice President, Internal Audit, Raytheon

Larry Harrington, CPA, CIA, CRMA is vice president of Internal Audit for Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). He was elected to this position in August 2004. Raytheon Company, with 2012 sales of $24 billion and 68,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. Raytheon’s global headquarters is in Waltham, Mass.
From 2010 to 2014, Harrington also served as Raytheon’s Executive Diversity Champion. In this role, he provided senior leadership, sponsorship and support for Raytheon’s diversity strategy to advance the company’s culture of diversity and inclusion. He continues to serve as a member of the company’s Executive Diversity Leadership Team.
Harrington has spent most of his career in finance and internal audit. He has also been vice president of Human Resources and vice president of Health Operations at Aetna Inc. Harrington is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor; he has been chief audit executive for several global Fortune 500 companies, including Staples, Aetna Inc. and LTV. A member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, he is past president of the North American Board of Directors and currently vice chair of the Global Board of Directors.
Harrington earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bentley College in Waltham, Mass., and completed Harvard’s Advanced Management Program. He has been a frequent speaker at seminars on auditing, change management, negotiation, and people development and motivation.
CPE:  2  
Field of Study: Auditing
Prerequisite:  None  
Advance Preparation: None  
Knowledge Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Live Group
Price: Members $25 and Non-Members $45
Directions:  For directions click here
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Refund Policy
NO REFUNDS WILL BE GRANTED FOR CANCELLATION.  However, cancellations received within 48 hours will receive a credit to attend a future seminar within one year.
Complaint Resolution Policy
The Sacramento Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors makes every effort to offer timely, well-delivered, and relevant training programs. Please contact  VP - Programs at to register complaints related to the timeliness/accuracy of CPE credit reporting, program delivery, or program content.
Registration Instructions
Attendees are required to Pre-Pay by credit card, debit card, a PayPal account or by check.  No cash will be accepted at the door.  Registration for this event closes Friday, 5/16/14 at 9pm.
Payment Options
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       Check - Select the Check box if you are paying by check. Make your check payable to: Institute of Internal Auditors, Sacramento Chapter and send the check to the following address:
The Golden 1 Credit Union
c/o Internal Audit Department - IIA
Post Office Box 278598
Sacramento, CA 95827- 8598
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