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The Most Important Component of an Internal Control System - People (4173302B)

Date:Friday, February 16, 2018
Time:1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
(Registration at 12:30PM)
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:2.0 Accounting and Auditing
Instructor: Karl Egnatoff
Vendor:California CPA Education Foundation
Course Level:Basic
Early Bird Price:$60.00 FICPA Members, $90.00 Non-Members


Most internal control experts and the vast majority of published internal control models state categorically that the actions of people, at all levels of an organization, dictate the effectiveness of an internal control system. Review information and statistics that show how people affect just about every control measure in place at organizations. Discuss methods to help make people better at maintaining the effectiveness of internal controls. Internal control systems can be strengthened without changing measures by affecting change on those who are governed by controls, policies, and procedures.

  • Detail the importance people to any system of internal controls.
  • Discuss the need for a positive control environment.
  • List ways to vet potential employees which can strengthen the “people component” of an internal control system.

Major Topics:

This session is taught using case studies adapted from real-world examples. These studies show how people affect the operation of control measures established at organizations. Topics include:

  • Underlying concepts of internal control
  • Ways to hire control minded personnel
  • Enhancing the control environment

Who Should Attend:

Accounting and other business professionals who would benefit by knowing the importance of people to any system of internal control.


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