Assurance mapping 26-27 oktober

Assurance maps and Assurance frameworks are important tools to ensure key risks are assured across your organisation – driving out gaps and addressing overlaps.


The principles seem straightforward but there are many stories of lengthy, complex and incomplete assurance mapping efforts. This masterclass will give you a thorough understanding in the principles and practical application of Assurance maps, as well as Assurance frameworks.

Who should attend?

  • heads of internal audit
  • internal audit managers.
  • Others involved in assurance processes

Course programme

  • IIA and other definitions of an assurance map and assurance framework
  • The different sorts of assurance maps and their benefits
  • What do we mean by reasonable assurance?
  • The important role of accountability and accountability mapping frameworks
  • case studies – financial controls, compliance, projects, streamlined board reporting
  • frameworks for improving the co-ordination between audit and assurance providers and driving efficiency
  • How to co-ordinate reporting across different GRC functions
  • Other benefits
  • The implications of an assurance approach for audit planning and assignments
  • insights on key areas to prioritise and the pitfalls to avoid

Presented by
James Paterson PIIA

Two days