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University Auditing in a Digital Era

Lessons for Good Governance Practices

The aim of this session was to provide information on the impact and the changing role of internal audit activities 

for the good governance of universities in the digital era.

This event is part of the Digitalization and Corporate Governance Research Forum.

The programme is part of the Good Governance Research Forum which guides and equips organizations, academics and researchers to connect and establish effective governance practices.

About this event

The aim of this session was to provide information on the impact and the changing role of internal audit activities for the good governance of universities in the digital era.

Background Information

Universities, as the main institutions where technological developments and innovations are produced, are faced with the need for significant structural change as a result of technological developments. In this framework, a new process has emerged that will mediate the transfer of lifelong learning and developments in the context of mutual interaction.

 

In this new process, the application of the information produced, its contribution to social welfare, and the prevalence of its economic effects become an important issue. In this respect, it becomes important to interact with other non-governmental and public organizations that are effective in the dissemination of information, starting from the existing appointment criteria in the new process that has emerged in universities.

What you will learn in this session

The new development mentioned should be re-examined depending on the necessity based on which basic risk indicators will be made in internal audit, internal control, and risk management in universities. At this point, it becomes important to determine the academic careers of the faculty members in the teaching process according to which criteria, and at this point, it is important to evaluate these criteria depending on the time and place.

 

 

The functionality and necessity of universities are always present due to the necessity of transferring theoretical knowledge. In this transfer process, the transfer of theoretical knowledge into practice and its prevalence will create a source of new knowledge, with a widespread effect as a result of the inclusion of technology in the teaching process. In this webinar, information that will form the basis of the criteria by which possible processes will be handled depending on technological conditions will be presented.

Presentations and link to the book

Webinar was designed to benefit executives, internal auditors, internal controllers, and risk managers of higher education institutions, professionals responsible for the management of information technologies in universities, and the academics who are interested in doing applied work in this field.

Guest Speakers

Sezer Bozkus Kahyaoglu

Associate Professor of Finance at the Bakirçay University

Sezer is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Bakirçay University, in Izmir, Türkiye, and an academic associate of the University of South Africa (UNISA) and the University of Johannesburg. Her research interests mainly include Applied Econometrics, Time Series Analysis, Financial Markets and Instruments, AI, Blockchain, Sustainability, Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Fraud Accounting, Auditing, Ethics, Coaching, Mentoring, and NLP. Sezer is the associate editor of two indexed journals and the AI book series editor at Springer. Sezer is a Steering Committee Member at the Good Governance Academy Research Forum and a co-founding member of the registered Engaged Scholarship project, Continuous Auditing in Public Sector Internal Auditing (CAPIA).

Erman Coşkun

Izmir Bakircay University, Management Information Systems Department, Türkiye

Erman is a full professor of Management Information Systems and Quantitative Methods. He has degrees in:

  • PhD in Engineering Science and Information Systems from Resselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York 
  • MEng in Management and Industrial Engineering from Resselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
  • MBA with Management Science from Pace University, New York
  • BBA from Istanbul University Business School, Turkey

 

Erman has taught Information Systems, Management Science, Logistics and Supply Chain, Optimization at:

  • LeMoyne College, Syracuse, New York
  • Sakary University, Turkey
  • European Lefke University, Cyprus
  • Izmir Bakircay University, Turkey
  • Istanbul University, Turkey
  • Yalova University, Turkey
  • Leeds Beckett SAU Operated IT Masters Programme, United Kingdom
  • MBS College of Business and Entrepreneurship, Saudi Arabia

 

He has extensive project experience in consulting, project management and executive education.

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