Stakeholders are key to the success of an internal audit function.
From the board of directors to the audit committee, from regulators to outsourced suppliers, internal audit deals with a varied range of stakeholders that are integral to an effective internal audit function. If internal audit doesn’t get this right, then there could be a negative effect on a firm’s corporate governance. But the other two lines of defense are an important part of this equation, and a strong, two-way relationship can be mutually beneficial.
Join this webcast to explore:
- Enabling internal audit to leverage the benefit of these relationships
- Identifying the most important stakeholders and the differences in approach, depending on the audience
- Determining the frequency and format of internal audit communications
- Understanding the changing relationship between internal audit and the other lines of defense
- Meeting the expectations of internal and external stakeholders
- Managing the conflict inherent in internal audit’s relationship with regulators
- Assessing how the culture of the organization changes internal audit’s approach
- Noah Gottesman, Audit Advisory & Innovation Director at Thomson Reuters
- William Watts, Partner at Crowe Horwath’s National Internal Audit Practice