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 Decoding Ethics in the Digital Age

Chapter Training
11/1/2018 8:00 AM
11/1/2018 10:30 AM
The Albany Club - 91 King Street East; Toronto, ON M5C 1G3 | Canada - Ontario

Session Overview

In today’s digital age, where organizations grapple with a moving target of ever-changing technology-linked ethical dilemmas, success is defined by finding the happy medium between living in the past and blindly pursuing the latest fad. Finding the happy medium depends on the ability to stay grounded with old adage of “doing the right thing”. But how do you know if you’re doing the “right thing”?

This session will:

·        Summarize mandatory components of IIA Code of Ethics

·        Provide a framework that can be used to assess advanced ethical dilemmas

·        Highlight, using modern examples, how to apply an modern day ethics experienced by internal audit professionals

This session meets the new requirement for an IIA-certified individual to complete a minimum of 2 CPE credit hours. The requirement applies to all IIA certifications and qualifications, including CIA, CRMA, CCSA, CGAP, CFSA, CPEA, CPSA, and QIAL.

Speaker –      Scott Page, Life  Labs

                        Ram Balakrishnan, Protiviti

Scott Page is a senior internal audit professional with over 17 years of experience leading audit functions. Scott’s expertise is working with clients to bring leading and best practices to functions in the areas of control environment, risk assessment, control activities, internal reporting, external reporting and monitoring activities.

Scott’s ability to work with others with proven experience allows him to bring teams together for a common goal or resolution of issues and assists them in ensuring that their goals and priorities are achieved. Scott is seen as a subject matter expert in the application of internal control framework, a professional with excellent judgment and extremely strong ethics. He continuously challenges the way Internal Audit does its work to look for more effective and efficient ways of accomplishing our goals including the use of data analytics and the use of information technology.

Ram Balakrishnan leads Protiviti’s Internal Audit & Financial Advisory practice in Canada. Ram has more than 20 years of experience helping global clients maximize the value of governance processes and evaluate and understand the risks associated with their use of technology. Ram has extensive experience in all facets of the audit lifecycle and has managed a variety of projects for clients in multiple industries. Ram has both Consulting and Industry experience including, positions with Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) leading the Internal Audit team, and as the global Technology Operations Audit leader at BlackBerry where he helped set-up the Risk Performance & Audit team.”


As space is limited, please pre-register on-line at the website noted below. Late registrations may not be accommodated due to space limitations.  Substitutions are welcome.   

To register online, please visit the event website:

Phone: 416-223-5326


The Albany Club - 91 King Street East; Toronto, ON M5C 1G3

Registration, Light Breakfast And Networking: 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Presentation and Q&A:  8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


IIA Toronto Chapter Members - $64.99 (Plus HST)

Non-Members - $76.99 (Plus HST)

Students – Free if a valid student ID card is presented at event

CPE: 2.0 credits

Please Note:  There is a cancellation policy in effect.