ISACA Fall Seminar - Innovation for Internal Auditors

Starts:  Nov 28, 2023 08:00 (ET)
Ends:  Nov 29, 2023 17:00 (ET)
Associated with  Greater Cincinnati Chapter

Join us fror the Greater Cincinnati ISACA Chapter Fall Seminar, worth 16 CPEs!

 Training given by Robert Clark,of aci Learning.

 November - 28th-29th - 8a-5p - both days.

 What You Will Learn:

The amount, speed, and impact of change have accelerated significantly, and all indicators point to more change in the future. Organizations are expected to innovate and become creative in pursuing business objectives, managing risks, and implementing appropriate controls that increase the likelihood of short-term and longer-term success. Internal Auditors must understand the dynamics driving these changes, how innovation is being used in modern organizations, and how it affects the efforts to provide reasonable assurance to the Board of Directors, management, and other stakeholders. Internal audit must understand change and innovation and embrace, adopt, thrive with it, and promote it.

This course shows participants where and how innovation can work in their organization’s favor, protecting and enhancing value while risks are appropriately managed. Internal audit must understand change and innovation and embrace, adopt, and promote it.

Learning Objectives:

    • Explore ways to use innovation in the planning, fieldwork, and reporting phases of internal audits.
    • Learn how to improve the internal audit methodology.
    • Discover ways to be more responsive to client needs.
    • Adapt effectively to an ever-changing risk and controls environment.
    • Understand management’s actions and how innovation impacts an organization’s programs, processes, products, and services.
    • Build stronger relationships with the Board and Management by demonstrating resilience, adaptability, and forward-thinking.


    Rob Clark, Jr., Chief Audit & Compliance Officer for Howard University, is a nationally recognized authority in internal audit, risk management, compliance and with over 30 years of industry experience.  He is a highly rated and engaging speaker and instructor with a gift of being able to connect with his audience in an impactful way.  He has created numerous audit classes through ACI Learning and is frequently requested instructor.

    He joined Howard in July 2020 and has been leading the internal audit and compliance team to implement best practices.   Prior to HU, he served as the Chief Audit & Compliance Officer at Clark Atlanta University.   Prior to that he served as the Chief Audit Executive at Georgia Tech and the University of Nebraska, and Audit Manager at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

    He has held leadership positions as President of the Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA); President and now Board Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)- Atlanta Chapter.   He has served as a teaching faculty member of the IIA, the College Business Management Institute (CBMI), ACI Learning, and has been a highly sought-after speaker for dozens of organizations such as ACUA, The IIA, AGA, DCSHRM, NACUBO, EDUCAUSE, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Office of Inspectors General, SACUBO, Federal Reserve, and many others. 

    He holds professional designations as a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, and Certified Business Manager.   He is a Board Member of the National Speakers Association – GA; a Certified Virtual Presenter through eSpeakers; a CTM through Toastmasters; and has performed stand-up comedy at the Punchline Comedy Club, Laughing Skull, and numerous other engagements.

    Although he spent over 20 years in Georgia, he still never developed a taste for grits.


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