How ERM and Audit Work Together: a Combined Assurance Approach
How internal audit can work better with ERM to create a combined assurance approach to reduce duplication
Internal audit is a profession that provides assurance that objectives are being met for the organizations that it serves. However, it is not the only assurance provider and often organizations are fatigued by different departments requesting the same information and reporting the same results. Enterprise Risk Management is an assurance provider that Internal Audit can leverage off of to reduce audit fatigue and increases the chances that an organization's objectives will be met.
- Understand the roles of Enterprise Risk Management & Internal Audit
- Understand the concept of Combined Assurance
- Understand a strategy of reliance
Presenter: Steven Zapolski
Senior Market Development Consultant, Wolters Kluwer - TeamMate
Delivery Method: Self Study
CPE Hours: 1.0
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As an active member of the IIA, he has held many positions at the local and International level. He is a founding member of the Northern Virginia Chapter and served as Chapter President in 1989. He retired from his government audit director position in 2005. He is the founder and President of AuditNet®, the global resource for auditors, and has been identified as an Internet for Auditors pioneer. Jim's contributions to the profession were recognized by the IIA (2007 Bradford Cadmus award) and the Association of Local Government Auditors (Lifetime Achievement Award). In addition to the IIA, he is a member of the Association of Local Government Auditors and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.