Fieldwork Within and Outside the Organization
Fieldwork testing is key to providing reasonable assurance to audit clients. Looking carefully within the organization is common, but evaluating the conditions and work of business partners is also important to provide reasonable assurance to stakeholders.
The Fraud Hexagon
Constant risk management is needed to identify vulnerabilities, and proactively reduce the likelihood of fraud in our organizations. The Fraud Hexagon can help management, internal auditors and compliance professionals identify and mitigate the key factors that often result in fraudulent behavior.
The Eight Es
The 8 Es are a series of themes that are very useful when performing operational audits. They provide a simple, yet powerful tool to make sure that these essential topics for organizational success are addressed during the review of organizational programs, processes and activities.