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Book the Hotel, Then Hit the Books! CIA exam candidates who live more than one hour away from the testing site should plan to reserve a hotel room for every night prior to their sitting for the exam. If you feel uncertain as to the precise location of the testing site, book rooms at several...
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SOX is Red Hot For Nonprofits The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 is prompting nonprofit organizations to examine their auditing procedures and to avoid even the smallest amount of misapplication. Drexel University, which was featured in this month’s Internal Auditor, has examined SOX and adopted the best principles to ensure that their organization is reliable and...
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G. Peter Wilson, who served as president of The IIA from1985 to 1992, passed away on January 30. He will be remembered for his valuable service to The IIA and his significant contributions to the internal audit profession. Peter had written and lectured on auditing at various colleges and universities in Canada and the United...
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“What is the Bradford Cadmus Memorial Award? What are the benefits of the award? May I nominate someone for this award? If so, how?” The Bradford Cadmus Memorial Award attributes its name to the memory of Bradford Cadmus, the original managing director of the Institute of Internal Auditors. The award recognizes individuals, regardless of their...
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At this time, The IIA has nothing new to report.
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The IIA’s Information Technology Conference The IIA will hold its Third Annual Information Technology Conference from February 13th to the 15th, 2006. The Disney’s Contemporary Resort located in Lake Buena Vista, Florida will serve as the conference’s location and accommodations. Whether you are delving into IT for the first time or are IT savvy, this...
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“How do internal and external auditors differ and how should they relate?” Although they remain independent of the activities they audit, internal auditors are integral to the organization by providing continuous monitoring and assessment of all activities. External auditors, however, are entirely independent of the organization. They strictly assess an annual opinion on its financial...
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Develop and enforce standards in all of your endeavors. Learn to exercise control, either implicitly or explicitly. Most endeavors will improve with explicit control. This is particularly true with certification examinations. Practice your question answering techniques as you prepare answers/solutions to practice questions/problems during your study program. Develop explicit control over your study programs based...
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Endorsed Internal Auditing Programs The IIA sponsors Endorsed Internal Auditing Programs (EIAP) at colleges and universities that offer quality internal audit undergraduate- and/or graduate-level programs on a continuing basis. EIAP schools offer a curriculum of study in internal audit-related disciplines with at least two courses in internal auditing, each offered at least once a year....
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