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​Member Benefits for Training and Events

The IIA offers numerous benefits for members:
  • Members-only rates on conferences, seminars, and executive development through Vision University can save you hundreds of dollars.
  • Exclusive monthly Members-only Webinars are part of your core membership benefits and provide you with CPE units without ever leaving your desk or paying additional fees.
  • Members-only rates for other specialty webinars and self-study courses provide easy access to advance your knowledge from the convenience of your own desktop.



If you are a trainer who is interested in hosting a seminar with the IIA Twin Cities Chapter, please contact for more information.

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The Twin Cities Chapter of The IIA offers approximately twelve Insight Series Presentations throughout each Chapter Year between September and May.  Please click the following link to find out how you can receive invitations to our Insight Series Presentations:

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Many agree there is room to improve the approach to risk assessment and planning, along with opportunity to become more data-driven.  It is hard to know where to start and how to begin adding incremental improvements.

During this engaging virtual session, we will explore the potential for innovation in the internal audit risk assessment and planning process, and provide practical ideas for introducing data, data analytics and more frequent analysis of risk to match the pace of change in business and more efficiently use resources.


We’re co-hosting trivia night with the Minnesota Society of CPA’s (MNCPA). Test your knowledge of popular books, movies and food and connect virtually with the Young Professionals Group (YPG) from the MNCPA and IIA at the July YPG event.

You do not need to be a member of the MNCPA or IIA to attend; however, membership is encouraged for communication of future benefits. Meeting will take place entirely over Zoom and there will be an opportunity to network with other professionals in the tax, external, and internal audit fields.

8/17/2020 - 8/21/2020

During this virtual training session, you will have an opportunity to understand the basic skills every new internal auditor needs to know and practice the most important auditing skills by performing a simulated audit.

This virtual training session has been developed for auditors and compliance specialists with up to one year of experience. There are no prerequisites for this training session.

Presented by: James Roth, AuditTrends LLC


All auditors, either financial, operational or IT come into contact with IT processes and outputs. Understanding how this impacts the area being auditing is crucial to performing a comprehensive and valuable engagement. For the new auditors (or possibly individuals pursuing a degree in accounting / auditing) this training will discuss the various aspects of being an auditor, roles and responsibilities, day in the life of an auditor and career advancement. For the more seasoned auditor, numerous companies are focusing their reviews on the latest in technology, cloud computing, cybersecurity, etc. The entire concept of general controls has been overlooked so this is a perfect primer for these individuals to get “back to basics” and remember some of things they may have “forgotten”. 

After the general audit and IT overviews are completed, the training will shift to Information Technology and look at the various control models, the need for controls and risk management. This last section will be devoted to the details for the general control framework needed in any IT Organization and discuss 12 IT General controls. Each control section will describe the need for the control, how it should be developed and what the auditor should look for during any involvement in those areas.


Credibility is about earning the trust and confidence of others. People with credibility are able to influence others, unify groups, and instill confidence – even in the midst of uncertainty. Those without credibility simply cannot. If you want others to recognize you as a person of character, a trusted advisor, and an admirable leader – credibility is your path to victory. Through self-assessments, meaningful discussions, group activities, and other real-world applications, this program prepares you to apply specific principles to gain and sustain the credibility you need to succeed. Want to earn the trust and confidence of others? Attend this program.