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Informa Connect Casts: Internal Audit & Risk Management Series with Phil Griffiths

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Phil Griffiths | Course Director

Phil Griffiths

Founder and Managing Director
Business Risk Management Ltd.

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Overview

Informa is delighted to announce a Webinar Series delivered by Internal Audit Guru – Phil Griffiths. Seats will be limited, so please make sure that you book your place soon to avoid disappointment.

It must be emphasised that each of these sessions is an online 2-hour webinar, consisting mainly of a presentation by Phil Griffiths, of the main skills and technical knowledge associated with each subject, plus some time for questions and discussion by participants. These webinars will provide a summary-level of knowledge about the main topics and are not “deep-dive” sessions at an expert level.

Webinar Date
50 Ways to Improve Your Audit Reports Wednesday, 6 October
150 Fraud Indicators Thursday, 21 October
The Future of Internal Audit Thursday, 28 October
Opportunity Auditing Monday, 8 November
Complex Risk Evaluation Techniques Thursday, 18 November
Reputational Risk Management Thursday, 25 November



50 Ways to Improve Your Audit Reports
Wednesday, 6 October 2021

  • Understand the psychological problem with audit reports
  • Simplify the reports and enhance their readability
  • Significantly enhance their impact
  • Make your reports easier to write and easier for management to implement
  • Grab the reader’s attention
  • Focus on the future impact
  • Avoid unnecessary words and phrases
  • Deliver a balanced message
  • Make the report more positive
  • Give confidence to senior management


150 Fraud Indicators
Thursday, 21 October2021

  • Implement a proven approach to identify the signs of fraud
  • Categorise the main threats
    - Behaviours
    - Results/trends
    - Documentation
    - Goods, services and assets
    - Tenders and bids
    - Corruption
    - Cash and payments
    - People
    - Computer fraud
  • Implement a fraud identification process across your business
  • Appreciate the variety and links between the 150 main fraud indicators
  • Energise your employees to report suspicions
  • Deter those who may want to carry out fraud


The Future of Internal Audit
Thursday, 28 October 2021

  • Benchmark your IA function against worldwide best practice
  • Significantly improve the strategic audit focus
  • Enhance the departmental value added and business-wide support
  • Embrace a more agile approach and become a trusted advisor
  • Fully integrate the IA service with other providers of assurance
  • Deal with the challenges of consultancy
  • Audit the more complex areas of the business with confidence
  • Deliver stakeholder assurance more effectively
  • Engage more positively with senior management
  • Refocus the role of IA to this fast-changing world


Opportunity Auditing
Monday, 8 November 2021

  • Introduce a subtle but hugely powerful shift in the focus of Internal Audit
  • Audit business processes to identify ways to improve effectiveness, economy and efficiency – the 3 E’s
  • Target significant areas of business opportunities in the audit plan• Demonstrate significant monetary savings as a direct result of your audits
  • Sell the benefits to senior managementIdentify the areas of over-managed risks and unnecessary controls (which all organisations inevitably have)
  • Help management to simplify and streamline business processes
  • Add measurable value to your business from the audit process
  • ‘Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity’ (H. Jackson Brown)


Complex Risk Evaluation Techniques
Thursday, 18 November 2021

  • Implement proven ways to improve your risk evaluation process
  • Gain an appreciation and use the following more sophisticated techniques
    - Root Cause Analysis
    - Ishikawa/ Fish bone
    - Failure mode and effect analysis
    - Monte Carlo Simulations
    - Markov chains
    - Bayesian networks
    - Delhi analysis
  • Identify risk implications on a more dynamic basis
  • By adopting these techniques, new understanding of the key risks will emerge, and efficient controls can be implemented
  • Practical applications for each technique will be shared


Reputational Risk Management
Thursday, 25 November 2021

  • Understand why reputation can be a key business advantage and also a major risk
  • Appreciate how to positively manage your reputation
  • Learn practical ways to manage the reputation effect
  • Appreciate the importance of reputational damage via external relationships
  • Better understand the link between social responsibility and positive reputation
  • Ensure the financial effects of reputational risk are managed
  • Appreciate why the pressure to demonstrate positive Corporate Governance and satisfy stakeholder expectations directly impacts business reputation
  • A practical checklist for reviewing reputational risk will be shared


Who Should Attend

Internal Audit, Risk, Finance, Assurance professionals and those who wish to have an overview of the role of Internal Audit & Risk Management across important areas of the business.

Benefits of Attending

  • Each webinar will be a total of two hours, consisting of 90 minutes detailed presentation by Phil Griffiths followed by 30 minutes of open discussion and Q&A time
  • This series of webinars will cover the key topics and current trends in Internal Audit, Risk Management & Assurance
  • You will receive an Informa Certificate of Attendance for each webinar
  • When you attend all six webinars, you will also be awarded a “Webinar Series Masters Certificate” personally signed by Phil Griffiths

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Informa Connect Casts: Internal Audit & Risk Management Series with Phil Griffiths