cRisk Academy vs. IIA Certifications

A lot of people ask me about the difference between cRisk Academy and IIA certifications. Which one is right for you?? Since inquiring minds want to know… here’s the answer. Basically some are traditional certifications that typically take 2-5 YEARS to get, the others are modern certifications you can get in 1-2 WEEKS. Listen to the video for the …

Fire & Earth Podcast E117: What’s On Your Desk #5

From gifts, to love and family heritage, things start to get a little deep.In today’s episode we share with you what kinds of things are taking up residence on our desks in this fifth installment of “What’s On Your Desk”! Listen in at: http://www.jasonmefford.com/fireandearthpodcast/ Transcript 100:00:01.020 –> 00:00:10.260kathygruver: hey everybody, welcome to another episode of …

Fire & Earth Podcast E109: Practicing resilience

Today’s episode is going to be a bit of a quick and practical discussion on how you can become a more resilient person.Through various techniques such as meditation, or guided breathing to mindfulness or just being more familiar with who you are, youcan build yourself up to be a much more resilient individual. #fireandearthpodcast Listen …

Jamming with Jason E96: Successfully Using Data Analytics with Joe Oringel

In this #jammingwithjason #internalauditpodcast I speak with Joe Oringel about some of the challenges #internalaudit is facing when it comes to #dataanalytics. It turns out one reason people struggle is not understanding the seven body of knowledge areas we should be focusing on and determining where you want to be. We discuss personnel issues (e.g. …

Jamming with Jason E90: Collaborative Audit Report Writing with Tracie Marquardt

Internal audit reports have been written the same for decades, and honestly are usually very boring and don’t meet our organization’s needs. In this episode I talk with Tracie Marquart about action oriented recommendations, improving report writing to consider the end of the value chain, seeing the big picture, linking our work to assurance over …

Jamming with Jason E86: Soap Boxes and Podcasts with Trent Russell

In this special episode of #jammingwithjason #internalauditpodcast I talk with Trent Russell the host of “The Audit Podcast” about the profession of internal auditing and some “soap box” issues we both feel strongly about to help improve internal audit in organizations. It’s a dual interview style, so you get to hear questions and answers from …

Jamming with Jason E39: Lessons from a Chief Audit Executive (CAE) with Imran Zia

In this week’s episode I speak with Imran Zia about lessons he learned from being a CAE. We discuss how management wants to see internal audit as a partner and trusted advisor. How integrity, courage, likability and trust help you get to that status. We also discuss how to become the CEO of your own …

Certified Risk Based Internal Auditor

If you are like most internal auditors, you’ve probably experience some of these challenges in your career: You feel ignored by management and don’t believe they think you are adding value. Your department has difficulty getting the resources it needs and it being downgraded. You spend most of your time stuck in the weeds, wishing …

The Easy Way to Assess GRC Capabilities

Organizations need a natural progression and interaction between governance, risk management and compliance (GRC). Regulatory fines, the global nature of business, and the complexity of technology demand it. As a GRC professional, or auditor, how do you provide assurance on the GRC capabilities within your organization? Where do you turn? Don’t reinvent the wheel — …

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