The new release by The IIA Research Foundation, researched and developed by IIA–France, provides an overview of the current state of Quality Assurance and Improvement Programs (QAIPs) around the world.
The report, which incorporated responses from more than 1,000 practitioners in 46 countries, offers practical information about leading QAIP practices and specifically addresses:
This can be used to identify key factors for successfully implementing QAIPs and communicate the benefits of QAIPs to audit committees and boards. To assist in this process, the report also includes suggestions for CAEs as to how they can engage stakeholders in a meaningful dialogue about internal audit’s value.
- Added value specific to the internal audit function.
- The most commonly cited challenges to building and sustaining a QAIP.
- Ways in which respondents believe the QAIP has added value to their organization.
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