If you are an internal auditor or other international professional who wants to improve the effectiveness of your own or your team’s communication skills in today’s fast-paced global environment, you’ve come to the right place. And congratulations: Being here means you’ve recognized a gap in your communication skills and have begun the journey of filling that gap.
Whether it is giving a presentation in English for the first time, writing an audit report to submit to your multi-national Managing Board, conducting an audit interview in Bulgaria when your native language is French, or drafting internal writing guidelines to be rolled out worldwide: by working with Tracie Marquardt, you’ll get her proven communication skills strategies and techniques that will enable you to build trustful business relationships, communicate effectively at every level, and achieve your business goals more efficiently and effectively.
It’s a challenge to persuade your business partners of the value of the results of your audit work and the need to take action to protect your organization and move it forward. Your stakeholders are varied: the Managing Board, the Audit Committee, your audit client at both the senior management and operational levels, regulators, and more. Satisfying every stakeholder is a challenge, but it IS doable.
Because she’s been there! As a Chartered Professional Accountant, Tracie understands what it takes to communicate successfully as an internal auditor because she’s done the job. She started her auditing career as an external auditor in the financial industry with Deloitte in Toronto, Canada, and then moved on to internal auditing in the banking sector. This experience was invaluable and life changing: Tracie developed skills and expertise that contributed to her work and success in the banking sector in the US.
Since 2005, Tracie has working extensively with international internal auditors in Europe to help them communicate more effectively.
Launching her own business in 2013 enabled Tracie to work almost exclusively with internal audit professionals. She created Quality Assurance Communication as a resource to help you and your team overcome limiting behaviours, practices and habits that are holding you back from achieving the audit results you want.
Tracie’s passion is helping international internal audit teams communicate effectively in a global environment: only through effective communication can your work be truly valuable and valued. You CAN make positive, lasting change in your organization and in the world around you by increasing your Global Communication Competence.
Tracie’s philosophy: Communicating effectively in a global environment CAN be learned, be fun, and bring you what your team what is missing: The power to inspire others to take action.
How can Tracie help?
By working together, hand in hand: Tracie will work with you to understand how you and your team communicate today and where the current pain points are. She’ll assess the communication ‘Moments of Truth’ in your audit process and take your goals, methodology and infrastructure into account. Then, with her proven strategies and techniques, she’ll help you fill those gaps so that you and your team communicate clearly, concisely and persuasively in a sustainable way.
If you would like to:
- Increase your confidence when communicating in English as you travel around the globe;
- See immediate improvement in your communication skills at an international level;
- Increase the quality and consistency of communication coming from your global team;
Quality Assurance Communication – Dedicated to Your Success
Tracie Marquardt is a trainer, coach and consultant who has successfully helped hundreds of international internal auditors in Europe, Africa and North America to be more effective in their global communication skills. Tracie’s passion is helping her clients communicate their key messages clearly, concisely and persuasively. As a result, her clients are able to achieve their desired results better than ever before, whether it’s writing a report, presenting results, or resolving conflicting positions. Her clients become agents of positive change within their organizations whose contributions to organizational success are recognized at C-level.