Challenges and Opportunities
The core of every internal control
system is the integrity of its people, processes, and technologies. In the wake of today’s corporate scandals,
bankruptcies, media-frenzied bailouts, and the financial market meltdown, light
is once again being shed on the criticality of system risk and control. However, more scrutiny is being placed on the
people who are responsible for governing and managing these systems.
Because people are the most vital part
of any system environment, it is imperative to have the right people, in the
right place, performing the right activities - while doing the “right”
thing. In this session you will learn
how internal audit can seize the opportunity and play a very key and vital role
in the governance reform that lies on the horizon.
Learning Objectives, include:
- Gain insight on how to drive
initiatives for transparency, accountability, and risk oversight that
support the Directors and Officers fiduciary duties.
- Gain insight into how to audit ethics
and business conduct and develop an early warning system to detect and respond
to "yellow flags."
- Gain insight to learn methods to quickly
identify non-compliance, deficiencies, weaknesses, mismanagement, fraud, and
Michael Brozzetti is President of Boundless LLC, an
internal audit consultancy helping companies safeguard their reputation and
fiduciary integrity. Michael is an internationally recognized expert on
the topics of auditing, risk, compliance, ethics, fraud, and governance.
He has been published in numerous industry journals and has been interviewed
and quoted with the Wall Street Journal, CFO.com, and Comcast’s
MoneyMattersTV. Michael has a passion for helping organizations
strategically manage the risk of control failure and respond to critical risk
events to improve and sustain financial and operational performance. Michael is a Certified Internal Auditor®,
Certified Information Systems Auditor®, and is Certified in the Governance of
Enterprise IT®. He also serves as an
adjunct professor with Villanova University and serves on two non-profit
corporation Boards. Michael currently
resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with his wife, Eriselda, and son,