About the Author:

Michael (Mike) Lapelosa, CISA, CFE, is the Audit Director for Group Health Incorporated (GHI) a major health insurance company where he is responsible for Internal Audit, Performance Appraisal TQM and Information Security.  He is a 20-year Internal Audit Professional who has worked in Financial Services, State Government and Healthcare organizations.


He has conducted numerous seminars and training sessions for organization including Institute of Internal Auditors, Information Systems Audit and Control Association, and Foundation for Accounting Education.  He is also an Adjunct Professor at Baruch College.


The course Mike has taught includes Risk Assessment, COSO, Self Assessment, EDP Auditing, Computer Fraud, Auditing a Paperless Environment, Integrated Auditing, Auditing for Fraud – A Proactive Approach, Auditing Local Area Networks, SDLC Auditing - Hitting the Hot Spots, Effective Audit Testing, Internal Auditors Toolkit, Internal Auditors Best Practices, and Internal Auditors Standards & Quality Assurance.


Mike is a Past President of the New York Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors and a member the International IIA Government Relations Committee


Mike previously published several articles including "The New Model Economy - Challenge to the Internal Auditor", "Outsourcing Self Test", and "Auditing Factoring Companies".


About the Internal Auditor Toolkit digitalSeminarTM:


As a trainer Mike delivers 2 hours of solid instruction on the basics of Internal Auditing describing the various tools and techniques that are available to the Internal Auditor.  He discusses these tools and techniques to use in meeting the challenges that present themselves to Internal Auditors in the 21st Century.


The specific topics he addresses include:


¨      Defining Internal Auditing in the 21st Century

¨      Responsibilities of Internal Auditors

¨      Personal Characteristics that Lead to Success

¨      Effective Planning and Execution of Audits

¨      Effective Audit Tools

¨      Best Practices including CSA, Computer-Assistance, Risk Management

¨      A Case Study to Illustrate the Points Made in this presentation

Mike presents these topics in 2 one hour presentation using PowerPoint and a digital soundtrack so that it sounds as though he is in the room with you as your personal trainer giving you all these benefits without travel and accommodation expenses.

To determine how much you learned Mike includes on this CD an examination with answers to perform a self-test.

About Licensing the Internal Auditor Toolkit digitalSeminarTM:

The Internal Auditor Toolkit is licensed for individual and organizational use on a single computer and may not be duplicated.

Organizations and individuals may use the digitalSeminarTM for conducting paid training seminars by forwarding $10 for each attendee at the seminar to Pleier Corporation, P.O. Box 3900, 27001 La Paz Road, Suite 400, Mission Viejo CA  92690 USA. telephone (949) 830-1575  fax (949) 830-1575. Email: licensing@pleier.com.

Organization requesting network or corporate wide use can contact Pleier Corporation, P.O. Box 3900, Mission Viejo CA  92690 USA. Email: info@pleier.com.

We hope this Internal Auditor Toolkit digitalSeminarTM helps you add value in your Internal Audit practice!

Michael Lapelosa is available to conduct both public training and in-house workshops.  He may be contacted at:

                    Michael Lapelosa
                    Group Health Incorporated

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