Audit activities in a central bank

The objective of the seminar is to provide an overview of the role and functions of a modern internal auditing unit in a central bank. Banca d’Italia’s Internal Audit Directorate describes how it has evolved over time and what methods and techniques it applies in a fast-changing and challenging environment.

Specific sessions are devoted to sharing experience on different aspects of internal auditing at Banca d’Italia, such as its role in corporate governance, the off-site activities, the Quality Assurance Improvement Programme, the risk-based planning and the audit approaches.