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Soft skill development for auditors

Internal audit skills come not only from classroom learning and qualifications, but also with experience and from carrying out project work. Skills such as communication, critical thinking and sales techniques.

This event gives auditors the opportunity to learn from each other's experiences. To develop the soft skills necessary to carry out internal audit work, add value in the right places, and get the best out of clients.

What will I learn? 

  • How to upskill an audit department and get the best from your auditors
  • How to solve problems with critical thinking
  • Techniques for pitching work to clients as part of a collaborative approach


  • Kayleigh Griffiths - Midlands Committee Member, Chartered IIA
  • Alistair McQuade – Author, Coach and Founder,
  • Chris Davies - Midlands Committee Member, Chartered IIA
  • Plus more speakers to be confirmed shortly

CPE core competencies

  • Improvement and innovation

3 CPE points


10:00 - 10:10

Welcome and introductions
Kayleigh Griffiths

10:10 - 11:00

Upskilling an internal audit department
To be confirmed shortly

11:00 - 11:05


11:05 - 11:55

Critical thinking
To be confirmed shortly 

11:55 - 12:00


12:00 - 12:50

Selling audit to our clients
Alistair McQuade

12:50 - 13:00

Chris Davies

This event has been organised by our Midlands committee

Related training courses

Interested in the topic above? See the related course you can attend:

Interpersonal skills for audit and assurance  | Various dates across the year



8 July 2021


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