Risk Management

A New Reality of Risks

This report not only digs deeper during these unprecedented times, but also exposes emerging risk brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and expanding reliance on technology. Additionally, it provides actionable guidance on how to bring all parties’ perceptions of 11 critical risks facing organizations into closer alignment.

Download OnRisk 2021.


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Report Yields Valuable Clues on Risks for 2021

Richard Chambers discusses key insights from The IIA’s annual report on risk alignment among boards, executive management, and internal audit. “Observations from OnRisk 2021 go beyond noting the obvious fallout from lockdowns, economic uncertainty, and work site disruptions spurred by COVID-19. It examines how the pandemic has generally improved alignment among risk management players on business continuity, risk management, and communications.”
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Members-only Webinar – Dec. 15

This webinar will explore the results of OnRisk 2021. You will:

  • Get an overview of the report.
  • Understand the key risks for 2021 and beyond that are top of mind for internal auditors and their stakeholders.
  • Learn about key findings from surveys and interviews of board members, executive management and internal audit leaders.
  • Realize the value of alignment on what risks matter most for organizations.

Registration opens soon.


AEC Risk Tools

The IIA’s new report OnRisk 2021 identifies 11 key risk areas that CAEs and their internal audit need to be prepared for. In order to provide a practical, useful guide to these risk areas, the Audit Executive Center has created a suite of Risk Tools, one for each area, giving you audits for consideration, and key points to discuss with board members. Each cites a myriad of downloadable resources leveraging the results from the OnRisk research.
Download the tools.

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