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Corporate Compliance Seminars (CCS) is your source for internal audit, COSO, internal controls and financial audit training courses.


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Auditor Focused Training Courses

Overview
Audit 101
Audit Basic Training
Audit 201
Audit 301
Audit Advanced Training
Audit Committee
Audit Report Writing
Comparison GAAP-IFRS
Continuous Auditing
Forensic Accounting
Frauditing
Managing Change
Managing Audit Quality
Managing Ethics
Procurement Audit
Project Management
SOX for the CPA
SSAE SOC Audits
XBRL Webinar

 

Three Day CPE Training Courses

I/A Basic Course
I/A Advanced Course
Green Book Academy
Using COSO Course
NAIC MAR Course
SSAE SOC Course

 


 

Internal Auditing Courses


 

Risk Management & Internal Control Courses


 

Information Management Courses


The Instructors

John Blackshire
David Marshall
Sulaiman Afzal
C.S. Colvin
Evans Cottman
Elliot Fisch
Eric Hopkins
Greg Kocek
Louis Martin
Jay Roy
Henry Schneider
Tom Wickes
 

Business Partners

Infotech Global
The Accountware Group.
 

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AICPA
ISACA
COSO
AAA
ACFEI
ACT
ASMC
AFWA
ASQ
AWSCPA
ACAMA
ACAUS
ACUA
ACUIA
AGA
AHIA
ALGA
APPFA
BAI
BAP
CIMA
CCIA
CHEIA
CUIAA
DSP
GFOA
HFMA
IMA
IAFCI
INTOSAI
ISO
NABA
NACA
NASBA
NCCPAP
NACUSAC
NASBO
NASACT
NISAPA
NSA


Art of Internal Audit Report Writing Seminar

Audit Reports can significantly lose their effectiveness if not written professionally with a purpose.

Communication for the auditor is a fine art and, once perfected, can take on more importance than the audit itself. One of the primary responsibilities of the internal audit function is to communicate how an organization needs to change its behavior.

Persuasive communication is thus an essential skill for all auditors. Each internal audit activity carries with it the need to objectively communicate and operate within the elements of change. The auditor's communication skills start with an understanding of the stakeholders that are not "internal audit nerds". The auditor must use both oral and written communications to move the organization to better manage all risks.

CCS's training addresses the core elements to achieve organizational change. True change can occur when the audit function operates within the following elements: urgency, power, vision, open communications, openness to change, win-win goals and institutionalization of new behaviors.

Auditors will come out of this training with better oral and written communication skills. The presentation covers all types and levels of internal audit reporting. By participating in this course, auditors in all sectors and at all levels will learn what goes into an effective audit observation and how to organize reports that meet professional standards, elicit management action, and communicate crucial messages to executives and board-level readers.

In this highly interactive CPE seminar, you will learn how to eliminate the administrative burden of writing reports and produce reports that are easy to write, easy to read, and easy to understand.

This timely, one-day CPE seminar is designed for internal auditors and others who have to create effective business and audit reports.

Follow the below links for further detail information:
. Seminar Highlights
. Learning Objectives
. Key Issues on the Agenda

The retail cost of this CPE seminar is $495.00 per attendee.

To reserve your space, click on the "SIGN-UP NOW!" link in the right margin, complete the registration form, and use the corresponding "Submit Registration Form and Move to Payment Options Page" button for filing the registration and moving to the payment page.

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Each attendee will receive 8 Auditing CPE Hours (YB).

 Upcoming Internal Audit Report Writing Seminars

City Date Timing
Columbia, SC
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

- Confirmed Presentation

8:45 to 4:45
Anaheim, CA
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Jacksonville, FL
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Overland Park, KS
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Charlotte, NC
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

- Confirmed Presentation

8:45 to 4:45
Philadelphia, PA
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
St. Louis Park, MN
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Clayton, MO
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Salt Lake City - Downtown
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Greensboro, NC
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Honolulu, HI
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Forest Hills, NY
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Chicago - Loop, IL
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Glendale, CA
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Southfield, MI
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Boston, MA
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Albuquerque, NM
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Atlanta, GA
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Herndon, VA
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Plantation, FL
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Morristown, NJ
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Richmond, VA
Monday, December 12, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Austin - North MoPac, TX
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Columbia, MD
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Chicago - Loop, IL
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Indianapolis, IN
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 8:45 to 4:45
Irvine, CA
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 8:45 to 4:45

Refer to our Seminar Cities Index for a list of our seminar locations. The individual city pages provide a listing of topics being presented. Our Seminar Cities by Week provides a guide to the locations during a calendar week.

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Seminar Highlights

- Audit communications defined
- Best Practices in creating within the audit process
- What to include and not include in audit communications
- Essential sections of each type of audit communications
- How to properly document credibility determinations
- Principles of clear and concise report writing
- How to sift through the relevant audit evidence

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Learning Objectives

- Attendees will understand how to organize audit reports
- Attendees will see how to write with greater clarity
- Attendees will learn how to present complex information simply for readers to comprehend
- Attendees will understand the importance of the purpose of the report before they begin writing
- Attendees will recognize the needs of their audience
- Attendees will learn how to use illustrations
- Attendees will produce final drafts to make the "write" impression with their superiors

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Key Issues on the Agenda


Introductions

Section 1 - Introduction and Overview
- Top Challenges with Audits and Reports
- Magnificent Seven of Audit Reporting
- Auditor Skills: People, Time Management and Demeanor - What is a "Report"?
- Auditor Guidance from the "Standards"

Section 2 - Effective Audit Communications
- Feelings
- The dilemma
- Audit communication skills - planning - conducting - concluding
- Know the audience
- Organize content for the human
- Audience adaptation
- Situation - Problem - Implication - Needs to be done

Section 3 - Components of the Audit Report
- The Audit Life Cycle
- Procedure - Evidence - Reporting
- Contents
- Executive Needs
- Auditor Needs
- Audit Findings
- Audit Recommendations

Section 4 - High Level Focus: Executive Summary
- Big Issues - Accomplishments - What Needs to be Done - Auditor Summary - Who - What - When - Where - Why
- Scope
- Opinions?

Section 5 - The Hard Facts: Audit Findings
- Testing Controls
- Feasible?
- Risk Ranked Findings
- Effective Audit Findings

Section 6 - Recommendations and Corrective Action
- IIA Standard 2410
- S.M.A.R.T. Recommendations
- Best Practices

Section 7 - Audit Opinions and Risk Factors
- Big Impact!!
- Audit Rating, Score or Grade
- Rating with the "Internal Control Maturity Model

Section 8 - Audit Report Formatting
- Type Faces and Sizes
- Text Justification
- Formats for "Findings" Sections
- Specialized Reporting

Section 9 - Optimizing the Audit Reporting
- Visual Presentation
- Structure, Content and Organization
- Transitions, Flow and Coherence
- Sentences and Paragraphs
- Tone
- Conciseness and "Word Economy"
- Proof Reading and Peer-Reviews
- Format

Section 10 - Summary and Wrap-Up
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Seminar Schedule

Experts Providing CPE Training Seminars

Corporate Compliance Seminars has been created by experts who enjoy providing CPE classroom training, workshops and consulting on internal controls, internal auditing and accounting related subjects. We have focused on SOX, COSO, PCAOB, COBIT, GRC, IFRS, AICPA, GAO and IIA Standards.

Our programs are CPE for professionals with CPA, CGA, CIA, CFE, CISA, CMA and CA designations.

Corporate Compliance Seminars presents CPE to auditors, compliance and IT professionals, Boards of Directors and Audit Committees. We examine the details of risk management, Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance, Model Audit Rule compliance, auditing, internal controls, IT security and compliance, and fraud prevention and detection.

Corporate Compliance Seminars allows the attendee to earn Official NASBA CPE credit.

Our seminars focus on the details of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR), Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) Internal Control Frameworks, ISACA's Control Objectives over Information Technology (COBIT), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Open Compliance & Ethics Group's (OCEG) Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) methodology, PCAOB's Auditing Standard 5 (AS5), AICPA auditing standards and the future conversion from GAAP to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Our seminars provide CPE for the CPA, CFE, CIA, CISA, auditors and others with effective and engaging training.

 

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We can provide training seminars at your company's location. Contact us for details.

Audit 101


Audit Basic 3 Day


Audit Advanced 3 Day


Audit Reporting


SSAE SOC Audits


COSO 2013


Using COSO 3 Day


Continuous Auditing


Frauditing


The GAO Green Book


The GAO Green Book Academy 3 Day


ICFR Assessments


IT Controls


NAIC Model Audit Rule


World Class ERM


Human Resource Compliance Seminars


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List of All Seminars

Audit Committee
Audit 101
Audit 201
Audit 301
Audit Quality
Auditing Basics
Advanced Auditing
Business Restructuring
CFO Challenges
COBIT
COSO 2013
Continuous Auditing
Ethics for CPAs
Forensic Accounting
FCPA
Frauditing
Green Book
Green Book Academy
ICFR Assessments
IFRS Conversions
IT Quality Audits
ITGC
Managing Change
Managing Requirements
NAIC MAR
OMB A-123
Procurement Audits
Project Management
Quality Audits
Report Writing
Reviews & Inspections
Risk Identification
SOX Compliance
SOX for the CPA
SSAE SOC Audits
Using COSO
World Class ERM
XBRL Reporting

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Corporate Compliance Seminars is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

Complaints may also be forwarded to the company principals, David S. Marshall (708-205-2366; dmarshall@compliance-seminars.net) and/ or John Blackshire (479-200-4373; jblackshire@compliance-seminars.net).