Course ID: GZ2017RA

2017 Guide to Assessing Risk for Non-Profits, Government Entities and Private Companies (4 or 8 Hr)


Audit Standards require CPAs to assess risk but most risks are outside the accounting system


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Simple techniques to systematically find and evaluate external A&A risks

MAJOR TOPICS

Using actual cases of fraudulent financial reporting, you will learn how to assess the A&A implications to protect yourself and clients from these risks.. Contractual obligations (sales agreements) Legal requirements (new laws and regulations) Disruptive competition (eg, Blockbuster) Changes in accounting standards Supplier and vendor risks (sole source) Customer risks (order backlog) Economic disruptions (subprime mortgages) Capital constraints (forecasts) Non-financial metrics (selling more than purchased) Environmental risks (eg, which state capitals have a higher risk of corruption)


DESIGNED FOR
CFOs, controllers, CPAs, internal auditors, executives, board members

PREREQUISITES
None

COURSE PRODUCER
The Pros & The Cons

CPE CREDITS
8.0

LEVEL
Intermediate

This course is available to be scheduled as:

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