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About BDO’s Internal Audit Webinar Series

BDO’s 2019 Internal Audit Webinar Series is designed to educate those in the internal audit function, risk officers and CFOs at public and private companies alike. Our third annual series will be produced and delivered by qualified professionals in BDO’s Risk Advisory Services practice. One (1) hour of CPE may be earned for each of the five events. Please note: each course is complimentary, but registration is required.

Our 2019 Series will cover a variety of topics of including: the use of robotics in internal audit; effective audit ratings; opportunities to enhance audit speed; IT audit risks to consider; and agile auditing. We hope you will join us for this series.
  
 
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Audit Speed – Opportunities for Enhancement

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET
Speakers: Shana McGee and Brad Knight

As management advisors and catalysts for improvement, internal auditors must understand the speed of business risks and deliver timely reports and recommendations that allow management to proactively respond.  When internal auditors take too long to produce results, those results may come too late to be of use to management and erode stakeholder satisfaction.

Following this webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Identify strategies to reduce audit cycle time;
  • Identify key metrics to measure audit speed over time;
  • Conduct conversations with management to solicit feedback and improve the audit process.
 
  
 

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Top IT Audit Risks

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET
Speakers: Steven Gin and Jamey Loupe

Information Technology is a rapidly evolving space that organizations can leverage to be a business enabler. However, the evolution of Information Technology has also brought with it increased risks and regulatory requirements. How does Internal Audit stay ahead of the evolving risk landscape presented by IT? What are the key IT areas that currently present risk to your organization?

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the top IT risks Organizations face today;
  • Identify the key Information Technology regulatory requirements that impact organizations;
  • Identify strategies to address staffing or training challenges of IT Audit.
 
 
 
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Transforming Internal Audit Methodology into Agile IA

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET
Speakers: John Pagac and Anamika Roy

Agile IA is the mindset an internal audit function can adopt to focus on stakeholder needs, accelerate audit cycles, drive timely insights, reduce wasted effort and generate less documentation while delivering high impact results. Agile prompts IA to determine upfront the value to be delivered by an audit and help prioritize based on importance and urgency.

Following this webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss how IA can respond quickly to changing businesses and emerging issues through increased engagement and a collaborative approach;
  • Describe how to shift to a more risk based audit planning mechanism;
  • Deliver impactful, relevant and real time insights as a result of continuous communication with all stakeholders.
 

 



In Case You Missed It...

 

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Innovative Use of Robotics in Internal Audit

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Robotic technology is part of our everyday lives whether we fully understand that or not. Internal Audit departments have an opportunity to learn how to harness the power of robotics in the internal audit function, as well as its underlying risks. 
 
 
 

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Getting to the Point – Effective Audit Ratings

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The use of ratings in internal audit reports is not new.  Audit departments have longed use ratings to easily communicate audit results and priorities.  However, there can be pitfalls with every rating system and some ratings may not be aligned with your department’s strategic objectives.