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Manage Inventories Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

This tool contains leading practices an organization can use to evaluate and manage its inventory process.

Communicate With Shareholders Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

This tool outlines leading practices and questions that can be used by organizations to develop and manage shareholder communication.

Manage Improvement and Change Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

This tool features key performance indicators an organization should use to manage enterprisewide change and improvement.


IT Network Security Scope Memo

The purpose of this memo is to document the assumptions and decision criteria used in scoping the documentation efforts around network security.


Enterprise Assessment and Monitoring Policy

The purpose of this policy is to develop a consistent method for scheduling and managing company IT security assessment processes.

Enterprise Incident Response Policy

This policy sample can be used by auditors to develop a consistent process for responding to and recovering from security incidents.

Hot Issue Articles

Know Your Customer: It’s All About Risk

This article offers valuable KYC tips and lists several questions AML compliance officers can address to redirect their remediation efforts.

Internal Audit Leaders Need to Step Up Next-Gen Innovation and Transformation Initiatives, Protiviti Survey Finds

This article highlights the results of Protiviti’s 2020 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey and outlines how audit leaders can deliver in these changed and challenging times.

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Manage Customer Orders: Sales Approval Process Risk and Control Matrix (RCM)

This document outlines risks and controls common to sales approval during the ‘‘manage customer orders’’ process in a risk control matrix (RCM) format.

April 19, 2021

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PCAOB Establishes New Advisory Group for Standard Setting

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has formed a new, 18-person advisory group that will provide insights for the board’s standard-setting activities. Source:

IIA to Explore Improvements to International Professional Practices Framework

The IIA has the responsibility of ensuring that the International Professional Practices Framework remains reliable and relevant and delivered in a way that provides structure and clear guidance. Source:

How CPAs Can Help Clients Combining Households During the Pandemic

CPAs share their thoughts on how to help clients through household changes. Source:

Biden Signs PPP Deadline Extension Into Law

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) application deadline formally changed from March 31 to May 31 when President Joe Biden signed the extension into law. Source:

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Risk Assessment Topic

KnowledgeLeader has over 550 tools and publications related to risk assessment in our database, and they are all right at your fingertips. Check out our Risk Assessment Topic Page to explore all of the content available to you.

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Internal Audit Risk Assessment Questionnaire

This tool contains three samples that provide questions organizations can use for assessing and improving their internal audit functions.

CCH Tax and Accounting - Accounting Research Manager Updates

Weekly Summary of Accounting, SEC, and Auditing Developments

New Benchmarking Report
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Executive Perspectives on Top Risks in 2021 and 2030

This report contains results from our ninth annual risk survey of directors and executives worldwide to obtain their views on the extent to which a broad collection of risks is likely to affect their organizations throughout 2021.   Read More...

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New COVID-19 Resources Page

KnowledgeLeader has compiled a list of COVID-19 resources to help you stay up to date on the latest recommendations and developments surrounding COVID-19 and internal audit and risk management. We will be updating this page with new resources weekly, so bookmark it and keep it handy!

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