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Future Ready: Upskilling Today for the Profession of Tomorrow

​Includes insights from the World Economic Forum Future of Jobs report and findings from the Internal Audit Foundation's study, Assessing Internal Audit Competency. 

Foundation The IIA Aug 23, 2021

As multiple technologies converge and mature over the next few years, internal auditors must ask themselves how disruptive innovation may change their organizations, stakeholder expectations, and the profession itself. If the work of internal audit is indeed to enhance and protect, then the function must be prepared to adapt to new risks and the new demands that come with them.

This report explores:

  • Insights from the World Economic Forum Future of Jobs report.
  • Findings from the Internal Audit Foundation’s study, Assessing Internal Audit Competency.
  • Ways internal auditors can sharpen their skills to continue adding value in today’s technology-driven landscape.


The Institute of Internal Auditors