The importance of establishing a rapport with your line manager is clear, but many people fail to prioritise this task. Seren Trewavas offers her tips for influencing upwards.
Many organisations have been forced to slash their training budgets in the downturn, but there are several ways for internal auditors to improve their skills on the job, as Rachel Stone explains.
Working in another country doesn’t just broaden your horizons, it can provide valuable career experience. Two internal auditors explain why they jumped at the opportunity to work abroad and share their tips for success.
The IIA’s Stephen Rainbird and Nina Collins explain why continuing professional development is good for internal auditors, their organisations and the profession as a whole, and look at how the institute can help.
Too many students are missing out on marks due to a lack of preparation and poor exam technique. Two experienced examiners give us their top tips.
You might be at the top of your game as an internal auditor, but how good are you as a manager? Ian Middleton gives us his tips for managing internal audit teams.
John Adlam writes about how his stint working for the four big firms in management consulting helped his professional development.
Jane Allen gives an insight into the art of persuasion and how it can help you as an internal auditor.
The internal audit profession is no stranger to outsourcing, and the trend of hiring in resources and expert skills from time to time is likely to continue as many organisations either freeze or cut departmental budgets to save costs.
The environment in which a company operates and the risks it faces are continually evolving. As the upcoming IIA conference, “Driving business value”, asks, how can internal audit ensure systems of internal control remain relevant and effective in managing organisational risk? Wilma Tulloch reports.