Charting The Course To A New Normal in Governance, Auditing and Risk Management


May 28, 2020
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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A Live, Virtual Event


The Navigators Conference- A Live, Virtual Event

Charting The Course To A New Normal in Governance, Auditing and Risk Management

May 28, 2020, 10:30 am-6:30 pm Eastern (7:30-3:30 pm Pacific)



Our world has changed virtually overnight, presenting governance, audit and risk management professionals with unforeseen challenges and unexpected opportunities. The Navigators Conference will feature a lineup of industry visionaries and experts who will inform us how to adapt and thrive in changing and challenging times, and how see beyond the crisis. Hear what the future holds for governance and audit and how we can thrive in the new anti-normal.

Major Subjects:

Uncharted Waters

  • Thinking competencies during change and challenge
  • The practical and psychological impacts of furloughs and remote work
  • Reassessing the effectiveness of traditional tools and controls
  • Rethinking traditional metrics
  • The quickly evolving risk environment

Captaining the Ship

  • Moving from a reactive to proactive governance model
  • Achieving a successful, decentralized decision- making culture
  • Insider threat awareness
  • Decision-making under pressure and uncertainty
  • The practical and psychological effects of social distancing
  • Developing leadership competencies:
  • Leading through change
    • Creating a curiosity culture versus an avoidance culture
    • Developing an effective communication culture for challenging times

On the Horizon

  • Economic outlook by industry – Who will be impacted? What dominos will fall next?
  • The new psychology of professional skepticism
  • The changing threat landscape and the new psychology of fraud
  • Thinking beyond the current crisis
  • Spotting opportunities
  • Change Management- building a change-ready organization

Designed For:

Auditors, CPAs, C-Suite Executives, Government Accountants, Internal Control/SOX personnel, Accountants in Industry, Educators, IT Auditors, Fraud Investigators, Compliance Learning and Development Practitioners, Change Management Practitioners, Management Accountants, Financial Managers.

Level: Basic

Prerequisite: None

Advanced Preparation: None

NASBA CPE Hours Available: 8

Field of Study: Auditing

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