- 24 Aug 2021 Online
The Institute of Internal Auditors have recommended that Governance be a key part of their remit. As a result, Internal Audit (IA) needs to raise the bar on this area. There is an expectation that IA will challenge the Governance processes including the risk appetite of the organisation. Auditors will therefore need to review the business culture, and the Board’s commitment to Corporate Governance. Internal audit clearly needs a much more holistic role in this regard. This is precisely the focus of this course.
Who Should Attend
- Heads of Internal Audit
- Audit Managers and those about to be appointed to that role
- Lead Auditors
- Senior auditors
- Other assurance professionals that need a greater understanding of Corporate Governance assessment
Benefits of Attending
- Audit Corporate Governance (CG) effectiveness
- Audit the risk management process
- Meet stakeholder expectations regarding CG
- Assess the effectiveness of business continuity planning
- Assist the Audit Committee in their CG role
- Assess environmental issues
- Audit joint ventures and partnerships
- Audit IT Governance
Phil Griffiths is founder and CEO of Business Risk Management Ltd, a Chartered Accountant, and an Associate of the Institute of Internal Auditors. He has over 30 years’ experience in Internal Audit, Risk Management, Corporate Governance, and Fraud Prevention as practitioner, professional adviser, facilitator and trainer.
He has held top management positions with four international Groups, in roles embracing Internal Audit, Risk Management, Finance, and Project Management. Phil is regarded as one of the world’s leading experts in Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk Management.
He has extensive experience of the Middle Eastern, European, Asian and African markets having trained professionals from over 1000 organisations in these regions during the past 17 years.
He has developed over 400 training courses on all aspects of Internal Audit, Risk Management, Corporate Governance and Fraud and delivered them across the globe. He is an accomplished author. His book ‘Risk Based Auditing’ is an international best seller and his latest book ‘Enterprise Risk Management – The Key to Business Success’ is receiving much acclaim.
Phil has published research into many aspects of Internal Audit and Risk Management best practice, including ‘The Need to Co-ordinate Assurance Providers’ and ‘The Expectations of Chief Executives towards Internal Audit and its future’.
He is recognised as an accomplished and charismatic facilitator, trainer and lecturer and is in continual demand to speak at the most prestigious events on Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Internal Audit and Fraud.
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