Course ID: CICC

Using the COSO Internal Framework to Manage Risk

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. (Available in 2 or 4 hour format)

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the basics of internal controls, and make clear the important role that each person within an organization plays in a sound internal controls system
  • Explain a common framework for understanding and designing internal controls – The COSO Report: Internal Control – Integrated Framework, and how to monitor the effectiveness of those controls
  • Apply best practices in evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of internal control to manage reliable financial reporting risk and other risk

Major Topics

  • 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

Advanced Preparations


Who Should Attend

Public accountants, industry accountants, internal auditors and others that desire to better understand how to mitigate financial reporting risk through internal control

Fields of Study





Business Learning Institute

CPE Credits




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