Established in 1941, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is an international professional association of more than 150,000 members with global headquarters in Altamonte Springs, Fla., United States. It has chapters in more than 190 countries across the world and has affiliated institutes in many countries. More than 100,000 professionals across the world are current members of this international body. Throughout the world, The IIA is recognised as the internal audit profession's leader in certification, education, research and technical guidance.
The mission of The Institute of Internal Auditors is to provide dynamic leadership for the global profession of internal auditing.
UAE Internal Audit Association
The UAE Internal Audit Association (IAA) was set up in July 1995, as a non-profit organisation along the lines of its parent body with the support and co-operation of the Emirates Group, the Economic Department, Dubai Chamber of Commerce, Al Futtaim, Emirates Bank and DUBAL. On the 24th of June 2006 the IIA Dubai Chapter sought and gained approval to become the official UAE Chapter. charter option chapter
In 2008 they obtained a license to become the UAE Internal Audit Association. The Association now has the support of leading companies from the UAE who are involved in promoting the profession of Internal Auditing through this medium.
Keeping with the mission Provide dynamic leadership to advocate and promote the profession of internal auditing throughout the UAE, the chapter offers regular trainings, workshops, seminars and an annual conference with the objective of promoting the profession within the business community. The UAE Chapter has in the past invited leading speakers from various countries to share their expertise and knowledge. We have been fortunate enough to have some of the most respected business leaders that UAE has to offer, address our audience.
Aims and objectives of the Chapter
- Promote and contribute to the increased awareness of Internal Auditing in the region.
- Provide support and advice to establishments, companies and other institutions in connection with improving their audit departments.
- Encourage a free exchange of knowledge, information and skills within the business community.
- Arrange training courses, seminars, conferences and studies relating to audit. Create and encourage networking, contacts and communications.