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Improving Consistency through your Internal Framework

Strategies to Protect Assets, Eliminate Risk and Improve Overall Business Performance with COSO 2013 and SOX Compliance

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NBC TOWER | Chicago, IL, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

Improving Consistency through your Internal Framework

A strong internal controls system provides benefits that are wide reaching and paramount for organizations to implement and maintain. An effective system can be challenging to design, and adapting to rapidly changing business models, new technologies, or globalization requires that system to be agile. Internal control is an ongoing process. Providing accurate financial reporting is one benefit of internal controls. Equally important are efficiencies and compliance with laws and regulations that can be a direct result of a strong internal control environment. This course will help you understand theory and put practical solutions in place to improve your organization.

Key Topics

  • Principles of Internal Controls
  • COSO 2013 – Internal Control Framework
  • Internal Control Systems
  • Internal Audits of Controls
  • Other Considerations: External Audits, SSAE 16 SOC, Risk Management

  • Why Choose marcus evans?

    marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

    Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.

    Practical Insights From

    Derek Edelkoort, CPA, CGA
    Partner | Edelkoort, Smethurst, Schein Chartered Professional Accountants LLP
    Derek Edelkoort is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 15 years of experience within industry and public practice. Derek is a partner in the public accounting firm of Edelkoort, Smethurst, Schein, CPAs, LLP located in Burlington, Ontario. Derek's firm has written numerous articles on internal controls. The firm consults on internal controls for publicly traded entities and has played a leading role in the establishment of internal control frameworks at several organizations.

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