October 23, 2012

The Biggest Risks in an Internal Audit May Be the Issues You Miss

For many years, I taught accounting courses during the evenings at a local university. I would often tell my students, “The only stupid question is the […]
October 9, 2012

Facilitating Strong Internal Audit Oversight

Ensuring strong and effective oversight of internal audit departments has always been challenging. After all, organizational independence is critical for internal audit functions, so simply reporting […]
October 2, 2012

It Shouldn’t Surprise Us That “No Surprises” Is Still an Expectation

Back in 2009, I blogged on the fact that many audit committees expected internal audit to help them avoid surprises. I concluded that whether it was fair or […]