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Auditing that Matters  

Richard Branson

About your trainer:  Norman Marks 

Norman Marks is a retired senior executive. He now works with individuals and organizations around the world, advising them on risk management, internal audit, corporate governance, enterprise performance, and the value of information. 

Norman was the chief audit executive of major global corporations for twenty years and is a globally-recognized thought leader in the professions of internal auditing and risk management. In addition, he has served as chief risk officer, compliance officer, and ethics officer, and managed what would now be called the IT governance function (information security, contingency planning, methodologies, standards, etc.) He ran the Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 (SOX) programs and investigation units at several companies. 

Norman Marks, was a member of the IIA task force that developed the Core Principles, will lead a discussion about how internal audit can perform work that ‘matters’ to the success of the organization and its leaders. The author of numerous books and blog posts on the topic, written after a successful career as a chief internal auditor for which he has been inducted into the IIA’s North American Hall of Distinguished Practitioners, Norman will share not only principles but examples of leading practices around:

  • Enterprise risk-based auditing
  • Understanding and addressing the risks to the success of the organization
  • Continuous audit planning and execution
  • Staffing for high quality assurance, advice, and insight
  • Eliminating the muda to focus on the essential
  • Communicating what matters
  • Agile auditing
  • …and more

He is the author of several books: 

Norman is a retired member of the review boards of several audit and risk management publications (including the magazines of ISACA and the IIA), a frequent speaker internationally, the author of multiple award-winning articles (receiving the IIA’s Thurston award in 2004 and 2014), and a prolific blogger. Norman is also a Fellow of the Open Compliance and Ethics Group (OCEG) in recognition of his work on GRC.

Norman was profiled by the magazines of the AICPA and the IIA as an innovative and successful internal auditing leader. He has also been honored as a Fellow of the Open Compliance and Ethics Group for his GRC thought leadership, and as an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management for his contributions to risk management. In 2018, he was inducted into the IIA’s American Hall of Distinguished Practitioners.

Norman can be found at:

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On- Demand (8 hours)


Our on-demand training lasts one hour each module, providing  delegates with the key lessons we can learn from this current crisis  and how to future proof supplier contracts.

€ 550

Live Virtual Training  (9 hours)


Delivered by a live trainer

3 day of e-learning

Total of 9 hours

Practical exercises will ensure you can translate expert learning to your business.

€ 1495

Building a World-Class Internal Audit Function 

Register for both: level 1 & level 2 and get 15% Off!

Training includes:


  • 8 Hours On-Demand slides and videos
  • 3-month access to Online Portal
  • Worksheets, exercises and specialist content
  • Opportunity to direct questions to your trainer
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Pre-course survey and post-course assessment to ensure you get the best out of the course
  • Worksheets, exercises and specialist content
  • Real-time interaction with the trainer and other participants
  • Certificate of Completion

About us:

marcus evans online and remote training courses provide a virtual learning opportunity for busy professionals.  Drawn from our world-leading portfolio of professional training courses, our online and remote training will afford you the convenience of learning on-the-go with the quality that you can expect from our face-to-face public and in-house trainings. 

What our clients say about our courses

She is very knowledgeable about the subject matter – provided information that is very applicable – CEMIG

Good material that provided a challenging environment – Discover Financial

Very experience in GRC matters and drew in participation from all attendees to share their experiences – Volkswagen

What our clients say about the course

Are you now working remotely or from home due to the current pandemic or other "unexpected" reasons?

Working remotely sounds like a dream but the reality is that it can be quite challenging. There is no an easy fix, but we have designed learning solutions to overcome these challenges and to ensure you don’t waste time and your company resources.

Course Contact:

Emily Jones

Chicago, IL USA 60611

T: +1 (312) 540-3000 ext. 6714


Excellent! Worth every minute and $$$ – RMS

Pre-course Questionnaire


Each participant completes a questionnaire prior to the session, designed to ensure their specific training objectives are achieved.

Our trainer will tailor group discussions to meet your needs.

€ 1495

Additional e-learning options:

Frequently Asked Questions

December 1, 2, 3, 2020

  • Pall Corporation
  • Alterra Holding
  • Pacific Gas & Electric
  • American Express
  • First Bank
  • Honeywell
  • Potash
  • Stryker
  • Proctor & Gamble 

Handouts and book can and will be used as a reference guide – AXIS Insurance

It was a great opportunity to talk through challenges of my role with like-minded professionals – Spectrum Health

  • ABM
  • Enbridge
  • ADP
  • Encana
  • NRG Energy
  • Agrium
  • Ericsson
  • P&G
  • AIG
  • Esterline