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Understanding and Creating an Internal Control System 2024


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8.00 Credits

Member Price $299.00

Non-Member Price $399.00


Successful organizations understand the importance of effective internal controls and develop a system to stay on the intended course. Those who design policies and procedures benefit by knowing why control measures are necessary. First, we’ll examine critical concepts and the importance of strong internal control policies. Then, we’ll look at why standards are needed and control creation methods. Finally, discuss strategies to implement policies and procedures.

  • Course Instructor: Karl W. Egnatoff
  • 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


    A basic understanding of Internal Control concepts.

    Designed For

    CPAs, accounting and business professionals.


    • Recognize key internal control concepts, including the four types of internal control: preventive, detective, deterrent and compensating
    • Recall how they would create strong internal controls
    • List reasons that control measures are required, such as to deter fraud or reduce operational inefficiencies
    • Recall the importance of the control environment as implementation efforts are ongoing
    • Identify three segments of an organization's technology infrastructure that must be controlled




    This course is provided by a third-party vendor. Please note that login instructions will not be available in the ‘My Upcoming CPE’ section of the NESCPA website. Instead, the login instructions will be sent directly to you via email by the California Education Foundation (CalCPA). Upon completing the course, your hours will be recorded in the ‘My CPE Tracker’ section of the NESCPA website.

    Non-Member Price $399.00

    Member Price $299.00