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Internal Audit Quality : Developing a Quality Assurance and Improvement Program

By: Pitt, Sally-Anne.
Contributor(s): Pitt, Michael.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Somerset : Wiley, 2014Description: 1 online resource (399 p.).ISBN: 9781118715505.Subject(s): Auditing, Internal | Quality controlGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Internal Audit Quality : Developing a Quality Assurance and Improvement ProgramDDC classification: 657/.458 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Internal Audit Quality: Developing A Quality Assurance and Improvement Program -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Part I: Internal Audit and Quality -- Chapter 1: The Various Faces of Internal Audit -- History -- The Institute of Internal Auditors -- Types of Internal Audit Functions -- Internal Auditing in Different Sectors and Organizations -- Internal Audit Standards -- The Need for Standards -- Why Use the IIA's Standards? -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: Quality, Performance, and Value -- Understanding Quality, Performance, and Value -- Quality -- Performance -- Value
Quality Management Systems: Deming, Juran, and TQM -- J. Edward Deming -- Joseph Juran -- Total Quality Management (TQM) -- Six Sigma -- ISO 9000 -- Models for Measuring Performance -- Balanced Scorecard -- Logic Models -- Maturity Models -- Conclusion -- References -- Part II: Developing the Quality Assurance and Improvement Program -- Chapter 3: Developing a Quality Framework -- The Link between Quality, Performance, and Value -- Drivers of Quality -- Internal Audit Inputs -- Activities -- Outputs and Outcomes -- A Structured Approach to Quality -- Program Logic
Internal Audit Balanced Scorecards -- Internal Audit Maturity Model -- Developing Performance Measures for Internal Audit -- Metrics, Measures, and Performance Indicators -- Responsibility for Internal Audit Quality -- Board/Audit Committee -- Senior Management -- Chief Audit Executive -- Internal Audit Staff -- Internal Audit Service Providers -- Creating a Quality Assurance and Improvement Program -- Internal Processes for Assessing Quality -- External Processes for Measuring Quality -- Reporting on Quality -- Maturity Model -- Balanced Scorecard/KPI -- Questions about the Quality Framework
Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4: Internally Assessing Quality -- Ongoing Internal Monitoring and Maturity Models -- Processes for Embedding Quality -- Periodic Internal Assessments: Health Checks -- Key Elements of a Periodic Internal Assessment/Health Check -- Quality Teams -- Health Checking before an External Quality Assessment -- Using the Health Check as a Self-Assessment to Be Independently Validated -- Client Satisfaction -- Benchmarking the Internal Audit Function -- Maturity Model -- Balanced Scorecard/KPI -- Questions about Internal Assessments -- Conclusion -- References
Chapter 5: Externally Assessing Quality -- What Is an External Assessment? -- Why Have an External Assessment? -- Types of Assessments -- Choosing a Reviewer -- Full External Assessment -- Self-Assessment with Independent Validation -- Peer Review -- Providing an Opinion on the Assessment -- Maturity Model -- Balanced Scorecard/KPI -- Questions about External Assessments -- Conclusion -- References -- Part III: Internal Audit Governance Structures -- Chapter 6: Internal Audit Strategy and Planning -- Strategic Planning as a Key Input of the Internal Audit Function -- Internal Audit Strategy
Internal Audit Stakeholders
Summary: Deliver increased value by embedding quality into internal audit activities Internal Audit Quality: Developing a Quality Assurance and Improvement Program is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to better practice internal auditing. Written by a global expert in audit quality, this guide is the first to provide complete coverage of the elements that comprise an effective internal audit quality assurance and improvement program. Readers will find practical solutions for monitoring and measuring internal audit performance drawn from The IIA's International Standards for the Pro
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Internal Audit Quality: Developing A Quality Assurance and Improvement Program -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Part I: Internal Audit and Quality -- Chapter 1: The Various Faces of Internal Audit -- History -- The Institute of Internal Auditors -- Types of Internal Audit Functions -- Internal Auditing in Different Sectors and Organizations -- Internal Audit Standards -- The Need for Standards -- Why Use the IIA's Standards? -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: Quality, Performance, and Value -- Understanding Quality, Performance, and Value -- Quality -- Performance -- Value

Quality Management Systems: Deming, Juran, and TQM -- J. Edward Deming -- Joseph Juran -- Total Quality Management (TQM) -- Six Sigma -- ISO 9000 -- Models for Measuring Performance -- Balanced Scorecard -- Logic Models -- Maturity Models -- Conclusion -- References -- Part II: Developing the Quality Assurance and Improvement Program -- Chapter 3: Developing a Quality Framework -- The Link between Quality, Performance, and Value -- Drivers of Quality -- Internal Audit Inputs -- Activities -- Outputs and Outcomes -- A Structured Approach to Quality -- Program Logic

Internal Audit Balanced Scorecards -- Internal Audit Maturity Model -- Developing Performance Measures for Internal Audit -- Metrics, Measures, and Performance Indicators -- Responsibility for Internal Audit Quality -- Board/Audit Committee -- Senior Management -- Chief Audit Executive -- Internal Audit Staff -- Internal Audit Service Providers -- Creating a Quality Assurance and Improvement Program -- Internal Processes for Assessing Quality -- External Processes for Measuring Quality -- Reporting on Quality -- Maturity Model -- Balanced Scorecard/KPI -- Questions about the Quality Framework

Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4: Internally Assessing Quality -- Ongoing Internal Monitoring and Maturity Models -- Processes for Embedding Quality -- Periodic Internal Assessments: Health Checks -- Key Elements of a Periodic Internal Assessment/Health Check -- Quality Teams -- Health Checking before an External Quality Assessment -- Using the Health Check as a Self-Assessment to Be Independently Validated -- Client Satisfaction -- Benchmarking the Internal Audit Function -- Maturity Model -- Balanced Scorecard/KPI -- Questions about Internal Assessments -- Conclusion -- References

Chapter 5: Externally Assessing Quality -- What Is an External Assessment? -- Why Have an External Assessment? -- Types of Assessments -- Choosing a Reviewer -- Full External Assessment -- Self-Assessment with Independent Validation -- Peer Review -- Providing an Opinion on the Assessment -- Maturity Model -- Balanced Scorecard/KPI -- Questions about External Assessments -- Conclusion -- References -- Part III: Internal Audit Governance Structures -- Chapter 6: Internal Audit Strategy and Planning -- Strategic Planning as a Key Input of the Internal Audit Function -- Internal Audit Strategy

Internal Audit Stakeholders

Deliver increased value by embedding quality into internal audit activities Internal Audit Quality: Developing a Quality Assurance and Improvement Program is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to better practice internal auditing. Written by a global expert in audit quality, this guide is the first to provide complete coverage of the elements that comprise an effective internal audit quality assurance and improvement program. Readers will find practical solutions for monitoring and measuring internal audit performance drawn from The IIA's International Standards for the Pro

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<p> SALLY-ANNE PITT is recognized as a global expert in audit quality. She is the Managing Partner of Pitt Group, a consulting firm specializing in assurance and evaluation services, where her key audit clients include major Australian government departments. Between 2008 and 2012, Sally-Anne oversaw the external quality assessment program for the Institute of Internal Auditors-Australia, and she helped author the IIA's 2012 Practice Guide: Quality Assurance and Improvement Program . Sally-Anne has under-taken in excess of 60 external quality assessments of Australian and global orga-nizations from the public, financial, mining, telecommunications, and not-for-profit sectors.</p>

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