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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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9/26/2018
The IIA Twin Cities Chapter Young Professionals Group is hosting a night out at the Ballpark!  The middle section of downtown Cowboy Jacks has been reserved for a few hours.  This is a great networking opportunity and a chance to learn more about the Young Professionals Group!

We will be socializing at Cowboy Jacks until the Twins game starts.  At which time, you are invited to join us in a section that has been reserved for our group.

The networking portion is $10 for IIA members and $15 for non-IIA members.  The game will be an additional $5 to attend.  Food will be provided and drinks will be at the Happy Hour prices.  Invite your co-workers, clients, and others in your Internal Audit Network to join.

The Young Professionals Group events 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.

9/27/2018 - 9/28/2018
What you will gain from this seminar:
  • Be exposed to the latest thinking and guidance on evaluating culture
  • Learn how nine leading organizations from various industries are evaluating culture
  • Take away 13 proven evaluation tools/techniques and 12 audit report comments on cultural issues
  • Work through hands-on exercises in evaluating elements of culture
  • See examples of audit report comments on weaknesses in the culture

Who should attend:
  • CAE’s, audit managers and directors, experienced auditors, anyone with an interest in evaluating the culture

Presented by: James Roth, AuditTrends LLC

10/3/2018 - 10/4/2018

This class is for individuals who are new to leading audit projects. Audit topics and behavioral topics are presented in the class.  The class topics include the audit process, enterprise risk assessment, business analysis, risk assessment, fieldwork, reporting and wrap-up, exit meetings, interim performance appraisals, validation (follow-up), and business monitoring. 

What you will gain from this seminar:

  • Identify the key phases of the audit process and the critical role of the in-charge auditor
  • Discover the components of enterprise risk assessment in annual plan creation
  • Learn the methodology for performing a business analysis
  • Identify the key components of enterprise risk management (ERM), and the risk assessment process used in evaluating risks and controls of a business.  
  • Practice writing an audit program
  • Practice identifying proper workpaper documentation including workpaper review
  • Identify proper ways to handle staff and business partner behavioral issues including conflict management
  • Identify good audit report writing techniques
  • Discover the key components to leading a successful exit meeting
  • Practice writing behavioral-based performance appraisals
  • Identify the key components to follow-up and business monitoring

Who should attend: Auditors and compliance specialists with at least one year of experience, or anyone new to leading audit projects.

Sixteen (16) NASBA CPE credits will be awarded to attendees.

Presented by:  William Woodington of Woodington Training Solutions

10/8/2018 - 10/9/2018
In this extremely informative two-day seminar we will cover all of the critical aspects of data mining that any auditor will need to know. You will understand the key approaches that need to be taken when utilizing data to be effective. You will learn how to define which data should be used for what purposes to maximize the outcome of your audit efforts. You will learn what is required to effectively and efficiently use proven data to maximize your value to the organization. But even more important you will also learn how to realistically measure your value in real business facts that will be irrefutable proof of your contributions as an audit entity to the organization's success. 

If you don't get ahead of the curve regarding the use of data in all of your auditing efforts, then by process of elimination you will be behind the curve. The audit functions that are truly world class and performing at maximum effectiveness are all data savvy and will dominate the practice of auditing at its highest level, you will leave this session thoroughly understanding the key ways to effectively determine the right data to use, and the right analytics to use them within all of the right audit situations.

Presented by Greg Duckert, Founder of Virtual Governance Institute

10/10/2018 - 10/12/2018

During this three-day 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 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


11/9/2018

Planning is the foundation for every efficient and effective audit. If audit teams take the time to build an effective audit risk assessment and plan the audit accordingly, the opportunity for a smooth and under budget implementation increases exponentially. This one day course will take attendees through the basics of audit level risk assessments and appropriate steps throughout the planning phase of an audit.  

What you will gain from this seminar:

  • Learn how to identify and assess audit risk and appropriate audit planning tools and techniques
  • Learn how to apply critical thinking skills to the planning and risk assessment phase to perform an effective audit
  • Discover the best techniques for team management


Presented by:  Danny M. Goldberg


11/19/2018 - 11/21/2018

During this three-day 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 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