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 May 2014 Luncheon-Meeting - Effective Project Management for Auditors

5/15/2014 11:30 AM
5/15/2014 1:00 PM
The Pasadena Women's Club |
 “Effective Project Management for Auditors”
A structured approach to project management can significantly improve performance and ensure that projects meet their goals in terms of scope, time, resources, and budget
Learning Objectives
  • A fundamental understanding of project management, required elements, and the keys for success
  • An approach to incorporating project management into the audit process
  • An understanding of some of the challenges and potential solutions to implementing project management within Audit Departments 
   Lunch Program Topic Presented by: 
Mary L. Carrido
Founder and Chairman
MLC & Associates, Inc.

Since founding MLC & Associates in 1987, Mary L. Carrido has successfully guided the firm’s expansion from an industry leader in business continuity to a full-service management consulting firm with a client list that includes LA Metro, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, AT&T, Sony Pictures, SAS, The Irvine Company and Mattel. Mary has spent her career helping companies improve processes, enhance technologies, redefine facilities and create authentic, value-driven cultures that protect every organization’s most precious asset: their people.

Mary is dedicated to advancing the field and has spoken around the world on business continuity, business impact analysis, emergency response, strategic planning and leadership. Her passion for leadership development extends beyond coaching executives; she has also mentored student athletes and young professionals with the inclination and capacity to become great leaders. She has written numerous articles and contributed to several books, including 9.9 Coaching, Team Management for Winners, Disasters by Design: A Reassessment of Natural Hazards in the United States, and Disaster Recovery World II.
Mary served as National Chairman and CEO of the Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) and as a member of the board of directors for the Business and Industry Council for Emergency Planning and Preparedness (BICEPP). Additionally, Mary is an active faculty member of the Business Recovery Managers Symposium presented by the MIS InstituteFor more than 15 years, Mary was a member of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and is currently a member of the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI). She served on the White House Subcommittee on Natural Disaster Reduction and is co-founder of the Disaster Recovery Business Alliance (DRBA).  Mary attended UCLA for her undergraduate degree in economics and is a graduate of Stanford University’s executive bank management program.
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 May 8, 2014:
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 Pont Alba 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 check at time of check-in.  Make checks payable to: IIA-SGVC
Cancellations after May 8, 2014 and no shows will be billed.  Please contact 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 May 8, 2014.   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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