The Internal Audit Cycle [100 min. 2 CPE]
Building on Theory U (Otto Scharmer, MIT Boston) we will discuss the positioning of internal auditing as enabler of learning and change in an organization. Thereby overcoming the four barriers of learning and change: 1) not to see what we do, 2) not to recognize what we see, 3) not to say what we think, and 4) not to do what we say.
Internal Audit Function Characteristics: Sorting the Wheat from the Chaff [100 min. 2 CPE]
We will discuss the four building blocks that form the basis of internal audit effectiveness: organization, resources, processes, and relationships.
Based on empirical research, there are 14 discriminatory characteristics that can help internal audit effectiveness. We will discuss those characteristics, and jointly explore whether and how they can help you, in your context, to heighten the effectiveness of your internal audit function, and increase your organizational significance going forward.
WRAPS – How to Make Better Decisions [100 min. 2 CPE]
“A trusted advisor is one of the first people you turn to when you have a decision to make, need feedback, or just need an honest appraisal of a situation. It is someone with whom you can freely share information; someone who can help you analyse the current situation; someone who will be honest; and someone who will provide valuable, critical, and constructive advice in times of need” (Mike Jacka, 2019). This workshop will help you improving your decisions. The model WRAP(S) will serve as guidance: Widen your options … Reality-Test your assumptions … Attain distance before deciding … Prepare to be wrong …
Value of Internal Audit [100 min. 2 CPE]
Building on the 2020 publication from Eulerich/Lenz we will discuss how internal auditors define, measure, and communicate the value of internal auditing.