Webcast: The Most Important Component of an Internal Control System People (XCMICPW18)
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Most internal control experts and the vast majority of published internal control models state categorically that the actions of people, at all levels of an organization, dictate the effectiveness of an internal control system. Review information and statistics that show how people affect just about every control measure in place at organizations. Discuss methods to help make people better at maintaining the effectiveness of internal controls. Internal control systems can be strengthened without

2/16/2018
When: 02/16/2018
12:00 PM until 2:00 PM
Where: Webcast
CALCPA
4173302B
United States
Presenter: Karl Egnatoff, CPA


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Acronym XCMICPW18
CPE 2 hours
Vendor CalCPA
Category
Accounting & Auditing
Level Beginning
Prerequisite None
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Designed for Accounting and other business professionals who would benefit by knowing the importance of people to any system of internal control.
Registration
Member $60
CPA Non-Member $94

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Course Description

Most internal control experts and the vast majority of published internal control models state categorically that the actions of people, at all levels of an organization, dictate the effectiveness of an internal control system. Review information and statistics that show how people affect just about every control measure in place at organizations. Discuss methods to help make people better at maintaining the effectiveness of internal controls. Internal control systems can be strengthened without changing measures by affecting change on those who are governed by controls, policies, and procedures.

Materials are provided as an ebook for this course.

Objectives

  • Detail the importance people to any system of internal controls.
  • Discuss the need for a positive control environment.
  • List ways to vet potential employees which can strengthen the “people component” of an internal control system.

Major Topics

This session is taught using case studies adapted from real-world examples. These studies show how people affect the operation of control measures established at organizations. Topics include:

  • Underlying concepts of internal control
  • Ways to hire control minded personnel
  • Enhancing the control environment

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