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Internal Audit Value Scorecards

This tool contains scorecards that provide various guidelines for managing and measuring the performance of an internal audit function.


Business Continuity Capability Maturity Model (CMM)

This capability maturity model can be used to measure the maturity of an organization’s business continuity management process and to assist its progress from the initial/ad-hoc state toward the optimized state.


Project Management Office (PMO) Questionnaire

The questions included in this tool can be used to evaluate your project management office (PMO) functionality and processes.


Collections Quality Assurance Policy

This sample policy is designed to help organizations standardize the collection process and identify additional training needs.

Virus Protection Policy

This tool contains four sample policies that define best-practice guidelines and procedures for protecting company computers from viruses and managing virus infestation.

IT Contingency Planning Policy

The purpose of this policy is to ensure that information system resources and business processes are protected against service interruptions by developing, implementing and testing a DR/BCM plan.

Audit Programs

Expenditure Cycle Audit Work Program

This document provides two sample audit work programs for reviewing the expenditure cycle, with one leveraging computer assisted auditing techniques (CAATs) in the audit process.

Capital Expenditure Audit Work Program

This tool includes two sample audit programs that provide steps organizations can take to conduct a capital expenditure audit.

May 9, 2022

Job Description

Chief Risk Officer Job Description

Organizations can use this sample job description as a starting point to fully define the responsibilities and qualifications for a chief risk officer role.

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Industry Focus: Solving Information Security Challenges in Consumer Products and Retail

Protiviti explores the information security challenges and contingencies currently facing CISOs and explains how CISOs can improve cybersecurity. Source:

Internal Audit Plays Critical, Collaborative Role in ESG Reporting

Organizations are using their internal audit functions to support ESG initiatives and build confidence in these increasingly relied upon disclosures, according to new research. Source:

Understanding the Importance of Effective Board Communication

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Premium Tool of the Week

Human Resources (HR) Process and Compliance Audit Report

This sample human resources process and compliance internal audit report focuses on time reporting, payroll, recruiting, hiring and termination.

KLplus CPE Course Spotlight

Championing Digital Transformation

In this course, you’ll learn best practices for enabling and championing digital transformation in your organization. The completed course is worth 0.5 CPE credits.

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