2009 General Audit Management (GAM) Conference: Session Detail

CS3-4: MONDAY MARCH 16, 2009, 2:25-3:35 p.m.

The Role of Internal Audit and Corporate Governance...

Richard E. Cascarino, CIA, CFE, CISM
Chief Executive Officer, Richard Cascarino & Associates, Colorado

The Role of Internal Audit and Corporate Governance - What Went Wrong in 2008? 

  • By 2008 appropriate governance structures were supposed to be in place and Internal Audit was supposed to assist in ensuring widespread failure could not be systemic.
  • What went wrong?
  • Review the lessons learned.
  • Discuss the ways in which governance must change.
  • Gain an understanding of the much harder role internal auditing must take to be relevant in the new dispensation. 

Presenter Biography: Richard E. Cascarino, CIA, CFE, CISM

Richard Cascarino has 26 years of experience in internal audit consulting and training worldwide. He chaired the Audit Committee of Johannesburg and was a member of the Audit Committee of the Department of Public Enterprises in South Africa. Cascarino is a visiting lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand. He authored the books Internal Auditing: An Integrated Approach and Auditor's Guide to Information Systems Auditing. Cascarino is past president of The IIA South Africa and Southern African regional director of The IIA.

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