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The Top Seven Skills Chief Audit Executives Want

Navigant’s James Rose highlights how the internal audit profession has evolved over time and how to build an effective and efficient audit department in a report sponsored by the Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation.

The internal audit profession has evolved, and while technical skills are needed for day-to-day work, the requirement for strong communication and critical thinking skills remain at the top of every chief audit executive’s wish list. 

James examines how you can recruit audit professionals who are equipped with both the technical and critical thinking skills through behavioral assessments and finding diverse academic backgrounds. He also suggests considering other ways to make the most of your audit department, such as training programs to grow your audit department’s breadth of knowledge.

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