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Corporate Compliance Seminars (CCS) is your source for internal audit, COSO, internal controls and financial audit training courses.


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Risk Management & Internal Control Seminars

Summary
World Class ERM
COSO 2013: The Sequel
ICFR Assessments
The Green Book
COSO 2013 3 Day
Audit Committee
Ethics
FCPA
Forensic Accounting
Frauditing
Comparison GAAP-IFRS
Improving Risk ID
IT Controls
Managing Change
NAIC MAR 3 Day
OMB A-123 1 Day
Project Management
SSAE SOC Audits
SOX for the CPA
XBRL Webinar  


Focused CPE Training Weeks

I/A Basic Weeks
I/A Advanced Weeks
COSO & SOX Weeks
Insurance Weeks
IT Training Weeks
SOC Vendor Management

 


 

Internal Auditing Seminars


 

Risk Management & Internal Control Seminars


 

Information Management Seminars


 

Insurance Industry MAR Compliance


The Instructors

John Blackshire
David Marshall
Sulaiman Afzal
C.S. Colvin
Evans Cottman
Elliot Fisch
Eric Hopkins
Greg Kocek
Louis Martin
Jay Roy
Henry Schneider
Tom Wickes
 

Business Partners

Infotech Global
The Accountware Group.
 


Links to Professional Organizations

IIA
AICPA
ISACA
COSO
AAA
ACFEI
ACT
ASMC
AFWA
ASQ
AWSCPA
ACAMA
ACAUS
ACUA
ACUIA
AGA
AHIA
ALGA
APPFA
BAI
BAP
CIMA
CCIA
CHEIA
CUIAA
DSP
GFOA
HFMA
IMA
IAFCI
INTOSAI
ISO
NABA
NACA
NASBA
NCCPAP
NACUSAC
NASBO
NASACT
NISAPA
NSA


Using COSO 2013 for Compliance & SOX

COSO 2013 Three-Day CPE Workshops

Join us for a unique, interactive workshop that "walks you through" the latest update of the Internal Control Integrated Framework (ICIF 2.0) of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO).

This seminar is for business professionals who work for public corporations that are required to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), as well as non-public organizations. Our comprehensive training is for anyone.audit, compliance, accounting, IT personnel, etc. who wants to obtain a solid understanding of the COSO internal controls that help organizations reduce risk. We present the roadmap to COSO compliance and documentation based on textbook approaches and real-world guidance from our client engagements.

Relax, learn and enjoy through expert instructor presentations, group discussions, role-playing, audit and compliance exercises, white-board diagramming and simulations.

Follow the below links for further detail information:
. Seminar Highlights
. Learning Objectives
. Key Issues on the Agenda

The retail cost of this CPE seminar is $1,575.00 per attendee.

To reserve your space, click on the "SIGN-UP NOW!" link in the right margin, complete the registration form, and use the corresponding "Submit Registration Form and Move to Payment Options Page" button for filing the registration and moving to the payment page.

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Course Duration: 3 Days; CPE Credits: 24 (18 Auditing, 2 Business Law, 2 Business Management & Organization, 2 Behavioral Ethics) (YB); Knowledge Level: Basic; Delivery Format: Group-Live Presentation; Prerequisites: None; Advance Preparation: None.

You can purchase the COSO documents from the AICPA Book Store. To purchase click here.

 Upcoming Using COSO 2013 for Compliance & SOX Workshops

City Date Location
Austin, TX
Tuesday-Thursday, September 26-28, 2017 T&W 8:45a to 4:45p - TH 8:45a to 2:45p
... Confirmed Presentation Regus Office Suites, 111 Congress Avenue, Suite 400, Austin, Texas 78701
King of Prussia, PA
Tuesday-Thursday, November 14-16, 2017 T&W 8:45a to 4:45p - TH 8:45a to 2:45p
... ... Regus Office Suites, 630 Freedom Business Center, 3rd Floor, King of Prussia, PA 19406
Orlando, FL
Wednesday-Friday, January 17-20, 2018 Wed.&Thurs. 8:45a to 4:45p - Friday 8:45a to 2:45p
... ... Regus HQ, 7380 Sand Lake Road, Suite 500, Orlando, Florida, 32819

San Diego, CA
Tuesday-Thursday, April 17-19, 2018 T&W 8:45a to 4:45p - TH 8:45a to 2:45p
... ... Regus Office Suites, 402 West Broadway, Suite 400, San Diego, CA 92101
The Woodlands, TX
Tuesday-Thursday, May 8-10, 2018 T&W 8:45a to 4:45p - TH 8:45a to 2:45p
... ... Regus Office Center, 9595 Six Pines, Building 8 Level 2, Suite 8210, The Woodlands, TX 77380
Paramus, NJ
Tuesday-Thursday, May 22-24, 2018 T&W 8:45a to 4:45p - TH 8:45a to 2:45p
... ... Regus Office Facility, 140 East Ridgewood Avenue, Suite 415, Paramus, NJ 07652

Seattle, WA
Tuesday-Thursday, August 12-16, 2018 T&W 8:45a to 4:45p - TH 8:45a to 2:45p
... ... Regus Office Facility, Columbia Tower, 701 Fifth Avenue, 42nd Floor, Seattle, Washington 98104-5119

Chicago, IL
Tuesday-Thursday, September 11-13, 2018 T&W 8:45a to 4:45p - TH 8:45a to 2:45p
... ... Regus Office Suites, 10 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 875, Chicago, IL 60606

Refer to our Seminar Cities Index for a list of our seminar locations. The individual city pages provide a listing of topics being presented. Our Seminar Cities by Week provides a guide to the locations during a calendar week.

COSO 2013 Related Documents

Link to purchase the four volumns of the COSO Internal Control Framework 2013

COSO Internal Control - Integrated Framework - Executive Summary

COSO's 2013 Internal Control Framework in Depth by BKD

Transitioning to the 2013 COSO Framework for External Financial Reporting Purposes by E&Y

IMPACT of the 2013 COSO FRAMEWORK by Financial Executives Research Foundation

COSO Internal Control - Integrated Framework (2013) by KPMG

An overview of COSO's 2013 Internal Control-Integrated Framework by Sara Lord, McGladrey LLP

The 2013 COSO Framework & SOX Compliance by Stephan McNally

The Updated COSO Internal Control Framework by Protiviti (Third Edition

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Benefits of Attending

This course, offered by the leading authority in the COSO Internal Control Framework, Corporate Compliance Seminars (CCS), moves the participants thru the COSO framework and covers how to design, implementation, and maintenance of a successful internal control system.

This principles-based course, in a live classroom, encourages participants to think about the COSO Framework in terms of their own entities while covering a variety of topics including types of objectives, components of internal control, principles and points of focus, roles and responsibilities, and limitations of internal control.

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Seminar Highlights

- Top Down Risk Based Approach Defined
- Best Practices to Control Environment Documentation and Assessment
- Entity Level Control Documentation
- Risk Assessment Documentation
- How to Manage Communication with External Auditors and Audit Committee
- Workshops focused on Major Deliverables

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Learning Objectives

- Attendees will understand top down assessments and their application
- Attendees will learn the compliance requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
- Attendees will discuss relationship with their external auditors under Audit   Standard 5
- Attendees will identify methods for improving their internal control frameworks

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Key Issues on the Agenda


Introductions

Section 1 - Introduction and Overview
- About Us and About Your Instructor
- Who are You? What are Your Needs?
- Overview of Agenda Tailored to Your Needs

Section 2 - History Lesson
- What is "Internal Control" and Why Are Controls So Important?
- What is "Risk"? Can Risk Be Managed?
- Background of Internal Control Legislation
- Regulatory Requirements from the SEC, PCAOB and Others
- History of the COSO Committee

Section 3 - The COSO ICIF: Then and Now
- Why was the COSO ICIF Developed?
- The Original Framework
- What Happened to Prompt the Update?
- The Current Framework

Section 4 - Compliance Methodologies
- Control-Based
- Coverage-Based
- Risk-Based
- Case Studies
- Discussion of Preferred Methods

Section 5 - Sarbanes-Oxley Act
- What Happened in Year 2000?
- The Details of the SOX Act
- Compliance Requirements
- Whistleblower Activity
- Benefits of SOX Compliance

Section 6 - The Watchdog: PCAOB
- Who are "They" and why were "They" formed?
- The PCAOB Perspective
- Enforcement Action - Dealing with External Auditors
- PCAOB Alerts

Section 7 - COSO "Control Environment"
- What is Your "Tone of Control"
- The Influence of Entity Controls

Section 8 - COSO "Risk Assessment"
- Guidance from COSO ERM
- Defining, Documenting and Assessing Risk

Section 9 - COSO "Control Activities"
- What are Control Activities?
- The Seven Layers of Control
- Testing and Documenting the Controls
- The Design of Controls
- The Operation of Controls
- Assessing the Effectiveness of Controls

Section 10 - COSO "Information and Communication"
- What Gets Communicated? When? To Whom?
- Up, Down and Outside the Organization

Section 11 - COSO "Monitoring Activities"
- What Should Be Monitored? When? How? Who?
- Case Studies

Section 12 - Planning the COSO Compliance Assessment
- Project Management Methodologies
- Defining Your Risks
- Assessing Risk in Your Organization
- Determining the Risk Response
- Documenting the Plan

Section 13 - Performing the Assessment
- Assessing Entity Level Controls
- Assessing Process Level Controls
- Assessing IT General Controls
- Assessing the Segregation of Duties
- Internal Control Testing
- Sampling Techniques - Documentation Examples

Section 14 - Concluding the Assessment
- Evaluating Internal Control Deficiencies
- What is the Severity?
- CAPs and Accountability
- Remediation Activity
- Re-Testing
- Opining
- Summarizing for Executives and Boards

Section 15 - Documentation
- Control and Compliance Self-Assessments
- The Maturity Model
- How Do We Document COSO Compliance?
- Client Examples

Section 16 - Summary, Wrap-Up and Going Forward
- Recap of COSO Compliance
- Adjusting Compliance in Subsequent Years
- Your Roadmap to Success!

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Seminar Schedule

Internal Control & CPA Focused Training Seminars

Corporate Compliance Seminars presents two families of professional continuing education (CPE) seminars:

Internal Control & CPA Focused Training Seminars (Details)

Internal Auditor Focused Training Seminars (Details)

The internal control seminars we present can benefit a variety of attendees:

- Non-accelerated filers who may just be getting their documentation underway for Section 404 compliance,

- Public companies looking to improve their effectiveness and efficiency of their Section 404 compliance,

- Nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies and other groups that want to improve the integration of their governance, risk and compliance (GRC) efforts,

- Executives and Board of Directors members who can gain insights from our "Best Practices" examples to really understand SOX Section 404,

- Anyone finds practical advice from our real-world experience with the implementation of internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR).

The internal audit seminars we present can benefit a variety of attendees:

- The new internal auditor can be oriented to the profession and the work,

- Auditors looking for improvements in their approach and knowledge,

- Professionals looking to improve the content of their workpapers and the impact of audit reports,

- Any organization that desires to improve the effectiveness of its internal audit department,

- Audit Managers looking for education concerning current audit issues,

- Practical advice based on our real-world experience with being the auditee, an internal auditor and an external auditor.

Experts Providing CPE Training Seminars

Corporate Compliance Seminars has been created by experts who enjoy providing CPE classroom training, workshops and consulting on internal controls, internal auditing and accounting related subjects. We have focused on SOX, COSO, PCAOB, COBIT, GRC, IFRS, AICPA, GAO and IIA Standards.

Our programs are CPE for professionals with CPA, CGA, CIA, CFE, CISA, CMA and CA designations.

Corporate Compliance Seminars presents CPE to auditors, compliance and IT professionals, Boards of Directors and Audit Committees. We examine the details of risk management, Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance, Model Audit Rule compliance, auditing, internal controls, IT security and compliance, and fraud prevention and detection.

Corporate Compliance Seminars allows the attendee to earn Official NASBA CPE credit.

Our seminars focus on the details of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR), Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) Internal Control Frameworks, ISACA's Control Objectives over Information Technology (COBIT), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Open Compliance & Ethics Group's (OCEG) Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) methodology, PCAOB's Auditing Standard 5 (AS5), AICPA auditing standards and the future conversion from GAAP to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Our seminars provide CPE for the CPA, CFE, CIA, CISA, auditors and others with effective and engaging training.

 

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Corporate Compliance Seminars is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

Complaints may also be forwarded to the company principals, David S. Marshall (708-205-2366; dmarshall@compliance-seminars.net) and/ or John Blackshire (479-200-4373; jblackshire@compliance-seminars.net).