Self-Study Course Details
Course Description

A properly designed and effectively operating system of internal control is critical to risk management.  This course will provide insights into the most important concepts related to internal control to mitigate financial reporting and other risks in the current environment. 

Course Highlights:

  • Current events – Why this topic is important now more than ever!
  • Overview of the COSO Report: Internal Control – Integrated Framework
  • Defining the components that comprise a sound internal control environment
  • Organization tone – How it influences the control consciousness of its people
  • Analyzing risks relevant to achieving financial reporting objectives
  • Identifying key controls over financial reporting
Learning Objectives
  • Identify the evolution of internal controls
  • Recognize the components of internal control per the COSO Framework
  • Explore best practices for designing, implementing and monitoring internal controls over reliable financial reporting in a less complex environment
  • None
Advanced Preparation


Author Details
  • Jennifer Louis
    Jennifer Louis

    Jennifer has over 20 years experience in designing and instructing high-quality training programs in a wide variety of technical and “soft skills” topics needed for professional and organization success.  In 2003 she founded Emergent Solutions Group, which is dedicated to meeting organization’s professional training needs on a project or part-time basis.  Jennifer serves a wide variety of clients, including public accounting firms, private industry corporations, and public sector agencies.

NASBA Sponsor
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