Successful organizations understand the importance of effective internal controls, and develop a system to stay on the intended course. Those that design policies and procedures benefit by knowing why control measures are necessary.
Examine key concepts and the importance of strong internal control policies. Examine why measures are needed and control creation methods. Discuss strategies to implement policies and procedures.
Recognize key internal control concepts, including the four types of internal control: preventive, detective, deterrent and compensating
Explain how they would create strong internal controls
List reasons that control measures are required such as to deter fraud or reduce operational inefficiencies.
Explain the importance of the control environment as implementation efforts are ongoing
List three segments of an organizations technology infrastructure that must be controlled
Underlying concepts of internal control
Defining where and why controls, policies and procedures are needed
Legacy control measures that are still important for businesses today
Creating control measures that address the use and protection of technology
CPAs, accounting and business professionals.
A basic understanding of Internal Control concepts.