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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.
 

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If you are a trainer who is interested in hosting a seminar with the Twin Cities IIA, please contact iia.twincities@tciia.org for more information.

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The Twin Cities Chapter of The IIA offers approximately fifteen 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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7/26/2018
The IA Innovations Group will meet quarterly to engage in a facilitated discussion, not a presentation, designed to explore new and innovative ways to manage and execute internal audit activities.

The participants will be encouraged to try one new idea discussed during the session and report back on improvements in team member engagement and/or delivery of better results to business partners.

8/2/2018
This class is for all individuals who desire to improve their business writing skills. The class topics include the building blocks of writing to achieve results, determining audience and purpose, mindmapping, transparent structure, cutting the clutter, making sentences make sense, active/passive voice, evaluating writing examples, agreement with antecedents, subject/verb agreement, parallel construction, editing, proofreading, and email. 

What you will gain from this seminar:

  • Discover the building blocks of writing to achieve results
  • Use the building blocks to evaluate all forms of writing
  • Practice using the mindmapping tool for organizing your thoughts
  • Use transparent structure
  • Practice cutting the clutter and editing run-on sentences
  • Learn the difference between writing in active vs. passive voice
  • Practice using a grammar reference manual to edit your own writing
  • Learn the basic components of editing and proofreading
  • Learn how to avoid the mistakes of using email

Who should attend:

  • Anyone who desires to improve their business writing skills

Presented by William Woodington of Woodington Training Solutions

Eight (8) NASBA CPE credits will be awarded to attendees.


8/17/2018
The Internal Audit Breakfast Club series is hosted by the TCIIA’s Young Professionals Group and are specific to internal auditors in the mid-to-early stages of their career. They provide an environment to expand one’s professional network, as well as to learn about hot topics across the internal audit profession.

This HealthPartners - hosted Breakfast Club will be the first Internal Audit Breakfast Club of the TCIIA’s fiscal year. In addition to a light breakfast, a panel of seasoned internal auditors from a variety of industries will be sharing their insight into what makes an effective internal auditor. We are expecting to have panelists from the following industries present: 
  • Consumer Products
  • Education
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Public Accounting

8/30/2018
In this session, Subject Matter Resources from EY will discuss strategies, risk and control considerations related to eDiscovery and eRetention. This is an area not often considered by internal audit but can pose problems for organizations that don’t manage these risks well. Information learned during this session will give participants the background to begin conversations within your organization on these topics, or give you insights on how to approach an internal audit of these activities. Additionally, there will be a panel of audit peers to discuss best practices, tools and techniques and levels of program maturity.

The sessions objectives are to:
  • Gain insights into how to effectively manage electronic information
  • Identify and mitigate legal, regulatory and contractual risks.

9/6/2018
Do you find yourself doing audits where really important things go unsaid? Where collaboration gets blocked? Come and acquire the tools for a new approach:
  • The current brain science that explains why people overreact to situations and do not speak up
  • Improve communication with co-workers and management during tough moments
  • Better collaboration with difficult personalities or unmotivated teammates
  • The best things to do for yourself and others when things get intense
  • How to have effective communication across differences of gender and race

Presented by Tom Esch, President of Esch Consulting, LLC