2017 North American Pulse of Internal Audit

The Audit Executive Center has gathered insight from leaders in the profession through the annual Pulse of Internal Audit Survey since 2011​. Each survey collects information about both established and emerging issues that are important to the profession as well as information about internal audit management (such as areas of focus, staff, and budget levels).


2017 North American Pulse of Internal Audit

Courageous Leadership: Instilling Confidence from Within

The 2017 North American Pulse of Internal Audit report from The IIA’s Audit Executive Center urges deeper examination of four often-overlooked risk areas. The report shows how strong leadership can instill self-confidence in internal auditors, boost management and the board's confidence in the internal audit function, and heighten stakeholder confidence in the organization overall.

2017 North American Pulse of Internal Audit

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2017 Pulse Solutions

Audit Executive Center members receive additional exclusive reports called Pulse Solutions throughout the year, providing CAEs and internal audit practitioners a deeper knowledge and research on the specific topics surveyed that particular year. 2017 Pulse Solutions reports will cover the following topics and will be posted online for Audit Executive Center members as they become available:

2017 Special Reports

Special Reports cover additional topical results received from the Pulse of Internal Audit survey results. The report insights are available to the public and will be posted online once released. The topics areas available this year are: