Managing internal audit
Heads of internal audit and senior internal audit managers have management responsibilities. Like all managers within the organisation there is a need to:
- Understand what stakeholders and customers want
- Agree objectives and priorities
- Plan activities
- Establish resources and processes, and
- Monitor performance, making corrections to keep things on track if necessary.
This management process can be summarised quite simply as:
This section looks at the plan-do-check-act cycle from an internal audit management perspective.
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