NEBRASKA SOCIETY OF
Certified Public Accountants
SERVING NEBRASKA AND ITS CPAS SINCE 1928
Understanding and Creating an Internal Control Structure
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Online Registration Form
Date: October 08, 2020
Location: Live Webcast
Course Time: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Central Time
Registration Begins: 8:00 AM
Summary
Successful organizations, both large and small, must understand the importance of effect internal controls and be able to develop a system of controls that will keep the entity on its intended course. Moreover, those that design policies and procedures, benefit by knowing why control measures are necessary. This session sets forth internal control concepts and explains the importance of strong internal control policies. The material highlights some of the reasons that measures are needed and it also provides an overview of control creation methods. Finally, it discusses ways to successfully implement the developed policies and procedures. Participants that take this course will gain a well-rounded understanding of internal control procedures of all types.
Objectives
* Understand key internal control concepts, including the four types of internal control: preventive, detective, deterrent and compensating * Explain how they would create strong internal controls * List reasons that control measures are required such as to deter fraud or reduce operational inefficiencies. * Explain the importance of the control environment as implementation efforts are ongoing * List three segments of an organizations technology infrastructure that must be controlled
Highlights
* Underlying concepts of internal control * Defining where and why controls, policies and procedures are needed * Legacy control measures that are still important for businesses today * Creating control measures that address the use and protection of technology
Who Should Attend:Accounting and other business professionals that would like to have an understanding of internal controls for business entities

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: A basic understanding of Internal Control concepts
Course ID: UCIC
Discussion Leader:Phoenix Beach - Karl Egnatoff
CPE Credit: 8
Additional Information: Instructions for the webcast will come a few days before the course date along with the electronic materials.
Fee:
Early Bird Registration:
$265 - Society Member
$315 - Nonmember
Within 30 Days of Course Date:
$300 - Society Member
$350 - Nonmember
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