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Executive Perspectives on Top Risks in 2020 - Key Issues Being Discussed in the Boardroom and C-Suite

This report contains results from our eighth annual risk survey of directors and executives to obtain their views on the extent to which a broad collection of risks is likely to affect their organizations throughout 2020.

Featured Event

​Upcoming CPE Webinar: Executive Perspectives on Top Risks 2020

Join us for a live discussion of the top risks that are likely to affect organizations throughout 2020 and our suggestions on how to respond to them.


Shared Services Guide: Sample 2

This sample document can be used as a guide for transforming services and functions associated with the shared services center.


Equity Award Valuation Policy

This sample policy provides an overview of procedures organizations should perform during the equity award valuation process.

Work Programs

Service-Level Controls Audit Work Program

This sample audit program provides general steps organizations can use when performing a service-level controls audit.

Investments Audit Work Program

This audit program sample includes steps that can be used to audit an organization’s investments process.

Updated Methodology

Facilitated Self-Assessment Meetings Methodology

This tool provides an overview of the self-assessment process and includes a self-assessment facilitation framework.


Revamping Risk Culture in the Digital Age - Board Perspectives: Risk Oversight, Issue 121

This issue of Board Perspectives: Risk Oversight focuses on why organizations might have to undertake more risk than they may be accustomed to taking if they are to survive.

December 9, 2019


AI in the Technology Industry - How the Need for Competitive Advantage is Driving AI Investment

This article examines the issues that technology companies must navigate as they continue to invest in artificial intelligence (AI).

Hot Issue Articles

Internal Audit Innovation for the Next Generation

This article reflects on the true meaning of audit innovation, helping internal audit grasp the scope and speed of change in the global marketplace today.

Lease Accounting Changes: The Journey So Far

This article summarizes finance organizations’ lease accounting journey and provides steps that can be used for the lease accounting transition.

Featured RCM

Purchase Materials and Supplies: P-Card Purchases RCM

This document outlines risks and controls common to the p-card purchases component of the purchase materials and supplies process in a risk control matrix (RCM) format.

Featured Links

​​IIA Takes a Principled View of Corporate Governance

This article describes eight guiding principles of corporate governance that every organization should strive to meet at the highest levels. Source:

​​​Ignorance Is Not Bliss When It Comes to Defending Against the Dark Web

This article discusses areas of the dark web that need to be dealt with cautiously. Source:

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IT Risk Topic

KnowledgeLeader has over 315 tools and publications related to IT risk in our database. Check out our IT Risk Topic Page to explore all of the IT risk content available to you.

Featured KLplus CPE Training Course

​Agile Project Scheduling and Monitoring

In this course you'll learn about effective agile project scheduling activities like setting work in progress limits and implementing project buffers, and more.

CCH Tax and Accounting - Accounting Research Manager Updates

Weekly Summary of Accounting, SEC, and Auditing Developments

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How Are You Monitoring Your Project Management Risk?

This week's blog post discusses the significance of project management risk and the implications if not monitored properly.   Read More...