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 December Luncheon-Meeting

12/12/2013 11:30 AM
12/12/2013 1:00 PM
The Pasadena Women's Club |
The San Gabriel Valley Chapter of the IIA invites you to join us for our
Holiday Luncheon on
Thursday, December 12, 2013 11:30AM-1:00PM 
“Communicating Audit Results” 
Combining verbal, written and visual communication to tell the audit story, engage the client, and achieve results   


Learning Objectives:

  • Types of communication and where to utilize them in the audit. Assessing your communication style and that of the client. Customizing your approach to achieve results

  • Techniques for integrating the audit objectives into the communication of audit results

  • Understanding methods for organizing and communicating each objective through all phases of the audit 

  • Developing processes to engage the client in understanding the components of an audit finding 

  • The importance of root cause analysis in achieving results 

Lunch Program Topic Presented by:

Barbara Manning, CIA, CCSA, CRMA, MA, MBA

Chief Auditor, Metrolink


Barbara Manning, CIA, CCSA, CRMA, MA, MBA, is the Chief Auditor for Metrolink, Southern California Regional Rail Authority located in Los Angeles. Barbara has extensive experience as a Chief Internal Auditor and Audit Department Head. Previously, she was the Audit Department Head at Metra, Northeast Regional Commuter Rail. She served as the Chief Internal Auditor (CAE) for the Illinois Housing Development Authority in Chicago, Illinois which operates in a financial and banking capacity for government housing development activities throughout the state.


In addition, Barbara has worked in internal audit management for the Office of the Inspector General, the Supreme Court of Illinois, and the Illinois Capital Development Board. She has extensive experience in financial, compliance, and operational audits. In addition, she is experienced in audit department leadership and Audit Committee communications.


She has also worked in private consulting as the owner of Jones-Manning Consulting, LLC which provided management consultation, audit assurance services, and group and individual process facilitation in internal control implementation, risk management, and self-assessment activities.


Barbara had been an active volunteer for the International Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the Chicago IIA Chapter serving as chair of the Audit Committee and as a speaker for annual seminars. She has also volunteered as a Quality Assurance Reviewer for various organizations. She holds a Master’s of Business Administration with a major in accounting and finance from Rockhurst University and a Master of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin with major fields in economics and languages. 


Delivery Method: Group-Live

Program Level: All

Field of Study: Auditing

Prerequisites or Advanced Preparation: None


Come join us in Pasadena at The Women’s City Club, 160 North Oakland Ave (free parking behind building on Madison off of Walnut St)


Register by December 5, 2013: Register go to


As part of the Chapter's commitment to service our members, the price for lunch including 1 CPE has been reduced to $20 (members), $25 (non-members), or $10 (retired members or students) for this meeting.


Meal choices:Chicken or Beef Kabobs or Vegetarian.  No meals guarantee for registration after the deadline or for walk-ins. If you are registering multiple participants please email


Payment: Remit cash or hek at time of check-in. Make checks payable to: IIA-SGVC. 

Cancellations after December 5, 2013 and no shows will be billed.  Please contact registration@theiiasgvc.

org to cancel your registration or if you want to change your food selection after completing the registration process.


Refunds: Refund requests should be received by December 5, 2013. No refunds will be granted after the event start date. Contact the Programs Chair Vivien Ai at for refund, complaint or cancellation policies.


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