July 20, 2020

​New IIA Three Lines Model Offers Timely Evolution of a Trusted Tool

Today, The IIA unveils an important update to one of the best known and trusted risk management tools. The new IIA Three Lines Model, a fresh look […]
July 1, 2019

Exposing Internal Audit’s Work: Too Much of a Good Thing?

The CPA Journal recently published a provocative article, “The Benefits of Internal Audit Disclosures,” which examined research into what investors know about internal audit functions, how […]
June 17, 2019

Writing an Impactful Audit Report: 6 Tips for Being More Persuasive

As part of unofficial “Internal Audit Self-awareness Month,” I am featuring blog posts from the past that focus on looking inward. This theme is just as […]
April 22, 2019

The Fallacy of Follow-up Audits

During my early years in the profession as a young internal auditor, I was always proud of my reports, particularly the findings and recommendations. So, issuing […]
January 28, 2019

Being the Bearer of Bad News Is Never Easy for Internal Audit

Every profession has its ups and downs, and internal audit is certainly no exception. In fact, some of the most awkward and, yes, even painful moments […]