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Small-Business Internal Control, Security and Fraud Prevention and Detection Webinar

CPE

When
Dec. 10
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

CPE Credits
8-A&A

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $245 | Nonmember: $345


 More Information

Course No.
4181294E
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Basic understanding of internal controls and accounting and administrative processes in smaller organizations.
Note

This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, CALCPA. After registering, you will receive an email from CALCPA with the log-in information.

Description

Learn how to evaluate, develop and implement an effective internal control structure in a small-business environment. Identify how to assess risk in smaller organizations and how to implement preventive, detective, deterrent and compensating controls to mitigate these risks, even in the absence of proper segregation of duties. Additionally, learn technology-focused techniques for preventing and detecting fraud, as well as securing information systems and sensitive data, and benefit from case studies using leading small-business accounting software programs.

Highlights

  • Identify internal control fundamentals: Definitions and concepts; types of internal control activities; and the need for internal controls.
  • Identify common small-business control deficiencies and issues.
  • Determine five key risk areas for small businesses.
  • Recognize common types of small-business fraud schemes and how to redo the threat.
  • Identify relevant internal control procedures over revenues, cash, purchasing, payables, payroll, inventory and fixed assets in small businesses.
  • Identify alternative control procedures and describe their significance in small businesses.


Speaker(s)

Thomas G. Stephens, Jr., CPA.CITP

    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Major in Accounting,Auburn University
    • Master of Science, Major in Finance (emphasis in Corporate Finance), Georgia State University
    • Twenty-five Years of Public Accounting Experience, Five Years of Corporate Internal Auditing Experience, Four Years of Corporate and Cost Accounting Experience
    • Nineteen Years of Experience as a Continuing Professional Education Discussion Leader
    • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants; Past Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors
    • To Date, Has Presented Over 1,800 Continuing Education Sessions to Over 55,000 Participants

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