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Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Live Webcast

Internal Audit: Keys to Managing an Effective Function (X4-3337627)

9:00 AM - 10:54 AM EDT

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2.0 CPE Credits in AA


The globalization of business, ongoing changes in technology, increased attention of shareholders and stakeholders and the continuing demands of the Audit Committee and senior management require a dynamic framework for managing today's internal audit department. This session, designed by a past Chief Audit Executive with significant exposure to a multitude of industries and internal audit frameworks, explores the key competencies and responsibilities of today's internal audit management and methods for meeting the requirements of the internal audit profession. We will also discuss some of the greatest challenges of the role and how to address those challenges.


Anyone interested in Accounting, Finance, Auditing or related fields


  • Explore the role of today's internal audit leadership.
  • Recognize the role of internal audit in corporate governance.
  • Explore how to synergize the internal audit processes with other quality assurance groups.
  • Discover the keys to building effective relationships with management and the audit committee.
  • Discover the keys to staffing and training the audit group.
  • Identify how to develop a resource gap analysis for internal audit.


  • Role of today's internal audit leadership
  • Building effective relationships with management and Audit Committee
  • Keys to staffing and training internal audit
  • The synergy of internal audit with other processes and close








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Lynn Fountain

Lynn Fountain, CGMA, CRMA, M.B.A.


Lynn Fountain, CGMA, CRMA, MBA Overland Park, Kansas Ms. Fountain has over 30 years of experience in the business profession, which includes public and industry accounting and over 20 years within internal and external auditing combined. She is a nationally recognized trainer and speaker and also a published author. She is a subject matter expert and specializes in Internal Audit, Sarbanes-Oxley, Enterprise Risk Management, Fraud, Governance and Compliance. Ms. Fountain has held two Chief Audit Executive positions for international companies. She has also been instrumental in the establishment of ERM, Sarbanes-Oxley and Governance frameworks. Ms. Fountain has developed and delivered leading edge training sessions on the new COSO framework and has assisted companies in identifying risk gap analysis in their individual processes. She currently executes two highly recognized e-workshops for the Institute of Internal Auditors, one on Fraud and the second on Ethics. Both workshops have incorporate aspects of COSO 2013. Ms. Fountain is in the process of authoring a publication for the IIA Research Foundation on aspects of fraud auditing. The publication is due out in 2015. In addition, she has performed as an adjunct instructor for the School of Business for Grantham University and the School of Business at the University of Kansas. Ms. Fountain obtained her BSBA from Pittsburg State University and her MBA from Washburn University in Kansas.


$85.00 - Member

$115.00 - Nonmember

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