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Governmental Auditing – Internal Controls and Compliance – Day 1

8 Credits: Auditing (Governmental)
Event Date: June 1, 2023 7:45 am


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Governmental Auditing – Internal Controls and Compliance – Day 1

Live Webcast
Course Level
CPE Credits

8 Credits: Auditing (Governmental)
Event Date: June 1, 2023 7:45 am

Course Description

Internal controls are a cornerstone of success for virtually all organizations. Yet many charged with designing, implementing, and auditing internal controls may not fully appreciate or understand many of the key tenets of effective internal controls. Further, doubt and confusion may exist regarding best practices for evaluating and testing key internal control procedures.

In this session, you will learn best practices for internal control, including how to design, implement, and test them. If you want to improve your knowledge of internal controls, make plans today to participate in this session

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Learning Objectives

  • Define the terms “general controls” and “application controls” and provide examples of each
  • Cite examples of audit-centric tools available in Excel and how you can use these tools in governmental auditing environment
  • Utilize Beneford’s Law as an audit tool
  • List examples of common internal control deficiencies and common corrective measures
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Course Specifics

Course ID

Fundamental knowledge of internal controls and auditing environments

Advanced Preparation


Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

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Meet The Experts

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Thomas G. (Tommy) Stephens, Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA, received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Major in Accounting) from Auburn University in 1985. In 1994, Mr. Stephens opened his public accounting practice in the metropolitan Atlanta area. In his practice, Mr. Stephens provided accounting, tax, and consulting services to individuals and a wide variety of small and emerging businesses. He developed a successful consulting practice providing installation and support services of small business accounting software. Additionally, he has authored and presented continuing professional education courses to accounting and finance professionals. Mr. Stephens has lectured nationally on subjects such as internal controls for …

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