Risk Management: Internal Controls & Fraud Prevention Webinar

Overview: 

Many organizations have gone through extensive efforts to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley and other internal control regulations to ensure accuracy in their financial statements. But financial statement controls cover only a small area of risk and often ignore the far greater risks resulting from weak operational and other financial controls. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to:

  • Develop and implement a risk management strategy
  • Strengthen controls, limit risk and prevent fraud
  • Reduce risk with hedging, derivatives and insurance options
  • Manage a crisis
Objective: 

This targeted webinar will provide you with a firm grasp of the common financial and operational risks that still confront companies and what you need to do, beyond insuring against them, to manage those risks.

Emphasis: 
  • Defining risk and quantifying acceptable levels of risk
  • Determining the accountant’s responsibilities in risk management
  • Analyzing the conditions, detection and control methods for fraud
  • Utilizing financial statements, key performance indicators and common accounting tools to control risk
  • Identifying ways to use key performance indicators to control risk
  • Learning the role of policies and procedures in risk control
  • Studying why staffing issues are a key component of risk management
  • Learning how to use IT as a key factor in a risk management control program
  • Using hedging and derivatives as part of a risk management program
  • Integrating an ERM framework within COSO
  • Making effective use of business insurance in risk management
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Prerequisite: 

None.

Preparation: 

No advance preparation required.

Level of Knowledge: 

Overview.

CPE Credit: 
8.00
NASBA Field of Study: 
Auditing