22 Sep 2021
16:20 – 17:10
DAY 2 - TRACK 1 - SESSION 6
Intersecting Internal Audit and Business AnalysisAs the pace and magnitude of change accelerates Internal Auditors can look to the related profession of business analysis to increase adaptive resilience. Keith Ellis, Chief Engagement and Growth Officer of the International Institute of Business Analysis, will take on critical topics to the internal audit profession such as Cybersecurity, Data Quality and Analytics, and ICFR to investigate how business analysis skills accelerate an internal auditor’s ability to adapt to radical change; how do you know the right questions to ask at the right time.
• Cybersecurity – how does an internal auditor make sense of highly technical IT language so it can be effectively related to understandable business needs?
• When approaching a data analytics project, how does an internal auditor improve business outcome?
• In ICFR, what key techniques and tools could be leveraged from the business analysis portfolio of knowledge and techniques to improve controls?