Managing Up – How to Manage Your Audit Manager

Course Overview

Do you occasionally struggle to communicate with your supervisors?

Is it sometimes hard to resolve conflicts with your manager?

Are you sometimes frustrated by not being able to influence decision-making processes, set realistic expectations, and proactively manage your professional development as an internal auditor?

Not being able to manage your manager’s expectations can lead to missed opportunities for growth and recognition in the field of internal auditing.

Neglecting to manage your manager has costly consequences.

  • Delayed projects
  • Testwork and documentation that does not meet expectations
  • Career advancement limitations

Understanding what is important to your manager and knowing how to communicate with them is vital for a successful audit career.

This course is all about managing up. It benefits any auditor looking to build positive relationships with managers, complete projects to satisfaction and advance in their career.

Don’t let obstacles hold you back – take charge of your career growth today.


Course Benefits

Learn how to manage your manager to meet their expectations.

Learning Objectives 

  • Discover what managing up is and its advantages
  • Identify communication challenges
  • Recognize the needs of your manager
  • Explore various work personal work styles
  • Give your manager constructive feedback without offending


Course Categories 
Auditing, Personal Development 

Course Level
Advanced, Intermediate 

Ideal Audience Auditor - Manager, Auditor - Senior, Auditor - Staff

Delivery Methods Hybrid, In Person, Virtual 

Fields of Study Auditing, Personal Development 

Course durations (hours)
4, 8 

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