IIA Canada VIRTUAL National Conference - September 14 - 16, 2020

The Role of the Head of Internal Audit in Safeguarding the Ethics and Integrity Values of the Organization

Day 1 - Concurrent Session 2 - Track 3
15 Sep 2020
13:20 - 14:10
Day 1 - Concurrent Session 2 - Track 3

The Role of the Head of Internal Audit in Safeguarding the Ethics and Integrity Values of the Organization

Level: Intermediate

As media reports on corporate scandals it is clear that ethics need to be at the heart and soul of every business decision. How does the heads of internal audit collaborate with the C-level suite in assessing whether the organization has a sustainable culture of integrity to support transparency and ethical decision-making and protect against the risk of fraud or damage to the organization’s reputation? Do the executives understand where the organization’s strategy may create ethical risks? Join a discussion of recent examples of ethical lapses, learn how to look for warning signs and understand what tools and practices are available to the heads of internal audit.