Enhancing and Protecting Organizational Value – Sawyers 7th Introduction


Over the last seven years since the Sawyers 6th edition was published much has continued to change in our profession and industries. Nearly two years ago the IIA facilitated a committee to plan this 7th edition. The result of efforts focused this substantially rewritten 7th edition on what it takes to set up an internal audit shop and deliver value adding services and products. Audit Value that is aligned with the aspirational mission of internal audit to deliver and protect organizational value for our stakeholders. In this webinar, you will get a preview of Sawyers 7th edition. An edition that collects the latest ideas from 10 contributing authors living in 7 different countries across the globe with broad international experience.

Learning Objectives

  • Become familiar with what must be considered in setting up an internal audit shop to deliver on the IA Mission.
  • Understand how to use Sawyers 7th edition to evaluate current services and products and opportunities to add more value.

Topics / Key Words will include:

Internal Audit Strategic Planning; Audit Products and Services; Audit Operations and Capabilities; Business Acumen; Building Risk Assessments, Audit Plans and Audits to deliver value that enhances and protects organizational value.

Course Duration: 1 hour
CPEs Available: 1
Knowledge Level: Basic
Field of Study: Business Management & Organization
Prerequisites: None
Advance Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based


Dan Clayton
Director of Strategy and KM, University of Texas - System Audit Office

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