Lessons Learned on the Audit Trail

  Lessons Learned on the Audit Trail

By Richard F. Chambers 




Lessons Learned on the Audit Trail details Richard Chambers’ career path to becoming the President and CEO of the Institute of Internal Auditors. Working in the internal audit profession for 40 years has provided Chambers with strategies to success for internal auditors. His unique insight will assist you in preparing for the internal audit field’s challenges and opportunities.

In Lessons Learned on the Audit Trail, you will learn:

The characteristics of internal auditors

The nature of risk

How to deliver timely results

How to earn a “seat at the table”

Product Details:
Copyright 2014
Hardcover, 284 Pages
The IIA Research Foundation

Table of Contents:


Chapter 1: A Bird’s-Eye View of the Audit Trail

Chapter 2: Common Traits of Outstanding Internal Auditors

Chapter 3: No Stakeholders? No Mission

Chapter 4: The Importance of Value

Chapter 5: Relationship Acumen Is Essential to Success

Chapter 6: When in Doubt, Follow the Risk

Chapter 7: Risk: A Moving Target

Chapter 8: Communication Must be Continuous

Chapter 9: Planning, the Most Important Phase of an Engagement

Chapter 10: Fight the Temptation to Over-Audit

Chapter 11: Internal Audit Reporting: The Ultimate Obstacle to Timeliness

Chapter 12: Innovation Drives Greatness

Chapter 13: Small Stones Cause the Biggest Waves

Chapter 14: No One is Immune to Ethical Lapses

Chapter 15: Always Remember—We Are Auditing People Too

Chapter 16: Internal Audit Needs a Seat at the Table