Internal Audit Maturity Model

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Course Overview

The Internal Audit Capability Model for the Public Sector is a framework that identifies the fundamentals needed for effective internal auditing in the public sector. It reflects leading developments in governance, business and risk management, and the internal audit profession to ensure that it is relevant, useful, practical and forward-thinking.
Toward this interactive and participative seminar, professionals in internal audit will:
→ Understand the maturity model and the internal audit role and relationship with control and risk functions.
→ Use the model to do a self-assessment of their organization using the six essential elements of the matrix.
→ Identify opportunities to leverage the model to meet the expectations of the stakeholders.
During this engaging course, the participants will be able to put into practice the concepts of model, discuss best practices and leave with a comprehensive assessment tool designed to assist internal audit activities, and their stakeholders, effectively apply the model.

Key Takeaways

Acquire a better knowledge of the Internal audit maturity model.
A thorough understanding of the standards and conformance requirements.
A list of key best practices to put in place to insure flawless implementation.
An opportunity to put the model into practice.
A comprehensive toolkit to implement the model.

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Course Outline

Section 1
An Overview of the Maturity Model
The stakeholders and their expectations
Why, when and how use the maturity model
Strategic planning and maturity requirements
Group discussion: Stakeholder expectations
Section 2
The Matrix Components
Five levels of maturity
Six essential components
Self-assessment steps
Visualization power and benchmarking
Case Study
Section 3
Putting the Model Into Action
Key Process Areas Methodology
Service and role of internal auditing
People management
Professional practices
Performance management and accountability
Organizational relationship and culture
Governance structure
Section 4
Continuous Improvement Opportunities
What is the model telling you?
How to leverage the model to improve the function
The importance of fostering and strengthening stakeholder relationship

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for
This training course is appropriate for internal auditors (at all levels) seeking professional development to understand, evaluate and implement the internal audit maturity model in their organisation.

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What language will the course be taught in and what level of English do I need to take part in an LEORON training program?
Most of our public courses are delivered in English language. You need to be proficient in English to be able to fully participate in the workshop and network with other delegates. For in-house courses we have the capability to train in Arabic, Dutch, German and Portuguese.
Are LEORON Public courses certified by an official body/organization?
LEORON Institute partners with 20+ international bodies and associations.We also award continuing professional development credits (CPE/PDUs) for:1. NASBA (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy) 2. Project Management Institute PDUs 3. CISI credits 4. GARP credits 5. HRCI recertification credits 6. SHRM recertification credits
What is the deadline for registering to a public course?
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What does the course fee cover?
The course fee covers a premium training experience in a 5-star hotel, learning materials, lunches & refreshments, and for some courses, the certification fee and membership with the accrediting bodies.
Does LEORON give discounts?
Yes, we can provide discounts for group bookings. If you would like to discuss a discount on a corporate level, we will be happy to talk to you.