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4.0 (4 Reviews)

Managing the Internal Audit Department

ACI Learning, Online (+1 locations)
3 days
1,600 USD
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On-site, Self-paced Online
3 days
1,600 USD
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On-site, Self-paced Online

Course description

Managing the Internal Audit Department

This course is for audit directors and focuses on ways to meet the demands of stakeholders. It covers developing the audit plan, setting goals, methodology changes, structuring and marketing the department, and co-sourcing. Students get a list of over 200 best practices, have an opportunity to adapt some of these best practices to their unique circumstances and develop their own list of tips, tools and techniques that can be used in their organizations right away.

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  • Self-paced Online
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Who should attend?

Internal Audit Managers, Directors and Supervisors


Fundamentals of Internal Auditing (OAG101), Advanced Auditing for In-Charge Auditors (OAG201) or equivalent experience

Training content

  1. The Critical Role of the Audit Director/Manager
  2. Developing an Effective Mission/Vision Statement
  3. Developing Strategic and Risk-Based Annual Business Plans
  4. Corporate Governance
  5. Building Relationships: Marketing and Selling Internal Audit
  6. Audit Committee Relationships
  7. Attracting and Keeping the Right People with the Right Stuff
  8. Co-sourcing
  9. Minimizing Departmental Administration
  10. Improving the Productivity of the Audit Process
  11. Incorporating Best Practices Throughout the Department 
  12. IA’s Role in High-Profile Situations and What Went Wrong–Lessons Learned

Course delivery details

Bring this course to your organization at your convenience. ACI Learning can deliver this instructor-led course for your team at a chosen location or virtually. Alternatively, choose the topic(s) you need and ACI will craft a training solution to keep your team future-proof.

Certification / Credits

NASBA Certified CPE: 32 Credits Auditing

Internal Audit Certificate

What You'll learn

You will learn about the critical role of the audit director, how to develop and implement an effective mission, vision and strategy, stakeholder management and best practices to improve productivity and develop your staff.


Average rating 4

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Nathaniel P.
02 Oct 2019
Very knowledgable and engaging instructor

Instructor was very knowledgeable and engaging. I appreciated the examples which brought the subject matter to life. Hotel facilities were adequate not great. Some of the sli...

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Josh C.
02 Oct 2019
Great course, knowledgeable instructor

Great course with a very knowledgeable instructor.

Lori, , Penn National Insurance
14 May 2018

Great refresher for experienced audit professional. Perfect class curriculum for rising audit professionals.

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