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Preliminary Controls Self-Assessment Questionnaire

This document includes seven sample questionnaires that internal audit can use to evaluate management's view of the organization’s internal control environment.


Project Management Office Guide

This document contains two guides that provide an in-depth examination of the project management office's structure and responsibilities.


Employee Business Expense Reimbursement Policy

This sample policy establishes procedures and guidelines organizations should follow when processing employee expense reports.

Employee Stock Purchase Plan Policy

This sample policy can be used by auditors to understand and review the essential components of an organization’s employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) process.

Benchmarking Tools

Applying Best Practices Across the Organization Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

This tool defines leading practices and questions to consider related to implementing and maintaining best practices across an organization.

Warranty and Claims Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

This tool outlines leading practices and key performance indicators common to an organizations warranty and claims process.


Unleash the Power of Adhocracy in the Face of Emerging Risks

This issue of Board Perspectives offers six suggestions from an NACD report outlining how management can foster a risk-savvy culture so that critical and creative thinking can flourish.

Hot Issue Article

Automating Revenue — Healthcare Revenue Cycle Quick Wins Amid COVID-19

This article explores the benefits of automation and identifies opportunities healthcare organizations can use to improve their revenue cycle departments.

February 22, 2021


Executing Successful Transactions: Key Considerations for Buyers

In this article, we discuss best practices that will improve the chances of a successful merger or acquisition (M&A) transaction.

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Compliance Risk Management Capability Maturity Model (CMM)

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

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Advice From the Experts: Defending Audit Claims

Learn what CPA firms can and cannot do to assist those who defend auditors against professional liability claims. Source:

Five Internal Audit Resolutions for 2021

Richard Chambers shares his five internal audit resolutions for this year. Source:

Virtual Accounting: How to Succeed Remotely

Founders of a fully virtual accounting firm share how accountants can succeed at working remotely now and after the pandemic is over. Source:

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Audit Planning Topic

KnowledgeLeader has over 115 tools and publications related to audit committee and board in our database, and they are all right at your fingertips. Check out our Audit Committee and Board Topic Page to explore all of the content available to you.

CCH Tax and Accounting - Accounting Research Manager Updates

Weekly Summary of Accounting, SEC, and Auditing Developments

New KLplus CPE Training Course
The Next Generation of Internal Auditing

This course will cover some of the challenges currently facing internal audit organizations, the vision for next-generation internal audit and some examples of emerging technology that are changing the audit process. The completed course is worth 0.5 CPE credits.   Read More...

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