Self-Study Course Details
Course Description

Travel expenses are, for many organizations, their second largest controllable expense. This is just one of the reasons why it is imperative that every organization have a strong policy that governs these expenditures. That being said, the number of problems that continue to plague many companies when it comes to expense reimbursements defies logic. There has to be a better way. 

In this course, industry expert Mary Schaeffer take a look some of the more common problems experienced by companies related to employees, expense reimbursement requests. She not only identifies the issues, but offers solution on how best-practice companies minimize these problems and, in some cases, eliminate them.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify how to create processes for dealing with illegible receipts
  • Learn how to develop a policy for dealing with reimbursement requests for items clearly not covered in the policy
  • Identify strategies for dealing with managers who take too long to approve employees expense reimbursement requests
  • Recognize practices to deal with conflicts around the reimbursement process
  • Identify areas employees are most likely to cheat on their expense reports
Prerequisites
  • None
Advanced Preparation

None

Author Details
  • Mary Schaeffer
    Mary Schaeffer

    Mary S. Schaeffer is the founder of AP Now, a B2B learning and information company focused on creating business intelligence around the accounts payable and payment functions. She has written 18 business books, created a number of CPE self-study courses, customized training and online training events. Schaeffer is a frequent and popular speaker at both online and live events. Previously she held positions as an Assistant Treasurer for the Equitable Life Assurance Society, a Financial Risk Manager for O&Y and a Corporate Cash Manager for Continental Grain. She has an MBA in Finance from NYU and a BS in Mathematics from York College (CUNY).

NASBA Sponsor
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    Encoursa 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: NASBAregistry.org.

$15.00

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