- PRODUCT OVERVIEW
The Audit Committee Index is designed to help you determine how to make your Audit Committee more effective by revealing strengths and weaknesses in the Audit Committee’s structure, policies and practices.
The Audit Committee Index is the only board driven, anonymous, confidential, and web-based evaluation tool to assess, enhance, educate and benchmark Audit Committees.
Questions, analysis and best practices were developed in partnership with FERF, the research foundation for Financial Executives International (FEI), the leading organization of financial executives and those who support them, as well as numerous other experts in the field. Whether you are a director of a public or private company, The Audit Committee Index will help make your Audit Committee more effective, highlight your Audit Committee’s strengths, areas to improve and areas of disagreement.
You cannot afford to miss this information.
The Audit Committee Index is a user friendly process can be facilitated internally or by an outside consultant who works with the board to develop an action plan to respond to any issues raised. Read more about how TBI can complement your current evaluation process.
Step 1: Board members (and others, at the board’s discretion), anonymously, confidentially, and securely complete a comprehensive, online questionnaire. This takes approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. Upon completion, drawing on scientific methodology, the questionnaires are compiled and scored.
Step 2: A report of the results and analysis is immediately available to your evaluation administrator and other key stakeholders, as the board determines appropriate, either on line or on paper. The report,which is a composite and provides no identifying information about individual respondents or the company, consists of:
It is as simple as that.
“Our audit committee enjoyed the process and found The Audit Committee Index® to be a valuable tool. The Inventory/report validated many of our current practices as well as identified opportunities for ongoing education. Further, our independent auditors said the Inventory/report would be one of the tools they will use to evaluate the committee going forward.”
— The Board of First Federal Bank
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