KnowledgeLeader Home Page

New This Week

New University Project

Creating, Maintaining and Analyzing a Database: Goals and Questions and Handout Templates

The objective of this project is to teach students to help a company make better business decisions through data analysis.


Compensation Committee Charter

This document contains three samples that provide guidelines for creating an organization's compensation committee charter.

Audit Report

Technical Support Function Audit Report

This sample audit report can be used by auditors for reviewing and noting opportunities for operational and control improvement with respect to the technical support function.

Work Programs

Hotel Accounts Receivable and Credit Review Audit Work Program

This sample document can be used by auditors for conducting a hotel or hospitality property’s accounts receivable and credit areas functions audit.

Procurement Card Audit Work Program

This tool contains two sample work programs that highlight general steps organizations should follow when conducting a procurement card (p-card) process audit.

Monitoring Entity-Level Controls Audit Work Program

This document contains two sample programs that include general steps organizations can use when performing an entity-level controls audit.

Audit Analytics Article

Going Concerns Related to Unknown COVID-19 Impacts

Audit Analytics reviews the audit opinions of SEC-registered public companies that have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hot Issue Article

Operational Resilience: Measuring Impact Tolerance the FAIR Way

This article explains how the Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) methodology can help organizations determine what actions they can take to remain within impact tolerance.

September 14, 2020

Hot Issue Article

Leading Remote Teams in Times of Uncertainty

This article provides a checklist with leading practices and tips for organizations looking to develop more effective remote work arrangements.

Featured Links

COBIT 2019 and the IIA 2019 Guiding Principles of Corporate Governance: Two Frameworks, Many Similarities

This article explains the similarities between COBIT 2019 and the IIA's Guiding Principles of Corporate Governance. Source:

COVID-19 Demands Audit Committee Effectiveness: Six Recommendations

Richard Chambers offers six recommendations for optimizing the audit committee's role in governance, oversight and long-term value creation during COVID-19. Source:

Pandemic-Related FAQs for Health Care Entities

Health care entities’ financial statement preparers and auditors can benefit from this FAQ document on issues related to the coronavirus pandemic developed by the AICPA. Source:

Understanding the Roots in Internal Audit's Response to COVID-19

Richard Chambers describes internal audit’s value in adapting to organizational needs as part of pandemic responses. Source:

Did You Know?

Compliance Topic

KnowledgeLeader has over 415 tools and publications related to compliance in our database, and they are all right at your fingertips. Check out our Compliance Topic Page to explore all of the compliance content available to you.

Featured KLplus CPE Training Course

Design Thinking for Innovation: Defining Opportunities

In this course, you will learn how to translate data into actionable insights and define opportunities through tools. The completed course is worth 0.5 CPE credits.

CCH Tax and Accounting - Accounting Research Manager Updates

Weekly Summary of Accounting, SEC, and Auditing Developments


Participate in ISACA and Protiviti’s Benchmarking Survey: Top Technology Risks in 2021

Protiviti has partnered with ISACA® on the benchmarking survey IT Audit Perspectives: Top Technology Risk in 2021. The results will be published in Q4 2020 of this year and will help auditors gain valuable and important insight into the technology risks most likely to impact 2021 audit plans across geographies, industries and company sizes.

Upcoming Webinars
Ask the Experts: Enhance Your Customer Experience to Maximize Revenue

September 17, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Pacific

Register Now

Become a KnowledgeLeader Pro in 30 Minutes

September 22, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Pacific

Register Now

Finding Data Visibility Amongst the Clouds

September 24, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific

Register Now