Using Internal Control to Strengthen Security, Efficiency and Employee Conduct WEBAST

Wednesday, October 27 8:00am - 3:30pm PDT

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8.0 Credits

Member Price $289.00

Non-Member Price $389.00

Overview

Business leaders often view an Internal Control system as a security measure. But a well-designed system can also drive entity objectives. Learn to design a strong, well-supported system, leveraging years of experience as well as key concepts from authoritative pronouncements and frameworks. Explore strategies to address new business challenges including evolving markets, rapid changes in business, and increasing governmental and industry-based regulation. Those working with internal controls should attend.

Highlights

An overview of Control Frameworks and concepts. Strategy considerations that can be incorporated into control development. Understanding and controlling risk that arises when organizations change or choose not to.

Prerequisites

A basic understanding of internal control concepts.

Designed For

Accounting and business professionals working with Internal Controls.

Objectives

List important components and sub-components of an Internal Control System. Recognize how risk affects such things as strategy and business direction. Define important concepts such as “Risk Appetite”, “Framing Risk”, and “Risk Tolerance”. Explain how the control environment can help or hinder the operation of control measures in use at an entity. List important steps that an organization can undertake, specifically related to control development that can drive the direction of the entity.

Preparation

None.

Notice

None.

Leader(s):

Leaders

Karl Egnatoff

Karl Egnatoff is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) based in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He has worked as a consultant, trainer and programmer related to financial and business technology projects for the past 20 years. Prior to this, Karl worked in public accounting as well as in private sector accounting for a period of approximately six years. He has been teaching group live and web-based continuing education for the past six years. In addition to being a CPA, he is also a Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP).

Karl is a member of the West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Information Technology Section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has also achieved a number of technology certifications including Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Certified Software Engineer (CSE) and Certified Integration Developer (CID).

During the course of his career, Mr. Egnatoff has owned and operated a number of successful businesses. All of these were business technology entities that provided consulting and training services. The experience he garnered while with these organizations serves him now as he teaches continuing professional education in association with K2 Enterprises.

Karl graduated from Marshall University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. During his time in college he participated in division I Cross County competing on the varsity squad. He was also on Marshall’s Track team. Karl and his wife Lana live in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and have been married for twenty-four years. They have two grown sons, Jordan and Steven.

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Non-Member Price $389.00

Member Price $289.00