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Identifying Key Stakeholders for Annual Plan

Updated: Nov 6, 2020

The who, what, where, when and why of Internal Audit Annual Planning Stakeholders


Annual Planning can be a long process, particularly when there are a number of stakeholders which we must engage with throughout the process. But there is no need for annual planning to be long or tedious. There are things we can do as an audit team to make our engagement with key stakeholders quick, easy, meaningful and even developmental, for everyone involved. In this post, we are going to discuss:

  • Who you should engage with during the Annual Planning Process and why;

  • When to engage with them;