About KnowledgeLeader

KnowledgeLeader, published by Protiviti Inc, has provided time-saving tools, valuable publications and timely training to subscribers for over 15 years.

What We Offer


Customizable Tools
Risk and Control Matrices (RCMs)Our sample RCMs contain a compilation of risks by business process and a vast array of possible controls to choose from. Once published, each RCM is periodically refreshed with new content, making it its own expanding resource. (Exclusive to subscribers.)
Audit ProgramsWe've published a wide variety of sample internal audit work programs and IT functional audit work programs that can be downloaded and repurposed for use in your organization.
Policies & ProceduresWe have hundreds of sample policies to help you review, update or create your company's policies and procedures.
Checklists & QuestionnairesOur checklists and audit questionnaires can provide structure and continuity to a variety of audits, and provide questions to include in your audit checklists and questionnaires to verify processes are being done right and actively support the audit process.
GuidesWe offer sample guidelines for auditors to help manage risk, conduct internal audits and lead an internal audit department. Our audit guides provide a variety of auditing techniques, processes and procedures, audit plans, training, and more.
Audit ReportsOur sample audit reports provide an outline of how to conduct and report on a variety of audits. These audit report templates contain sample information such as the background and purpose of an audit, objectives of an audit, activities of an audit, findings and identification of key risks, recommendations of a particular audit, and much more.
Other ToolsWe regularly publish and update a variety of other sample tools, including Charters, Memos, Process Flows, Job Descriptions and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)—for managing risk, conducting internal audits and leading an internal audit department.


Informative Publications
ArticlesInformative articles and hot issues produced by the KnowledgeLeader team, Protiviti professionals and other content providers (including Auerbach, Taylor & Francis, the IIA and Audit Analytics).
Performer ProfilesInterviews with internal audit executives and chief risk officers from corporations around the world. These leaders share their tips and best practices for running their internal audit functions and developing and managing their ERM initiatives.
Other PublicationsConcise and actionable guidance from Protiviti and other expert sources in the form of Regulatory Updates, Survey Reports and Newsletters.


Streaming CPE Courses
KLplus CPE TrainingWhen you upgrade to a KLplus subscription, you'll have access to our library of online, self-paced CPE courses covering a variety of internal audit, risk management and SOX topics. 


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