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Assessing Financial-Related Activities and Controls

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Feb 26 - Mar 01, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-THU
Washington , DC $1049 O
Jul 16 - Jul 19, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-THU
Washington , DC $1049 O
Aug 06 - Aug 09, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-THU
Washington , DC $1049 O
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Course overview

Gain the skills necessary to audit financial-related activities and controls on a systems-procedure and results-outcome basis in accordance with auditing and internal control standards. Learn to plan and conduct audits of eight common financial activities: financial planning and budgeting, cash, receivables, procurement, payables, property management, employee compensation, and financial reporting. Simulated real-world practice is provided with numerous public sector case studies and exercises.

Who should attend?

Auditors who assess financial-related activities and controls. This course is beneficial for anyone preparing to take the CGAP Exam. Level: Intermediate.

Learning outcomes

  • Explain the purpose and operation of financial support activities and the controls generally applicable to these activities
  • Plan a review of financial activities using a "systems-procedure" approach and an "outcome" approach
  • Measure the performance of financial activities
  • Evaluate the application of control activities with respect to planned objectives
  • Identify and detect unauthorized use of resources and illegal and unethical acts
  • Formulate effective recommendations for needed improvements (cure and prevention)

Course outline

Syllabus -- Assessing Financial Related Activities and Controls, AUDT8811G, Grad. School, USDA

Module 1 - A Working Introduction

Module 2 - Control Definitions and Concepts

Module 3 - Cash and Fund Control

Module 4 - Revenues and Receivables

Module 5 - Procurement and Payables

Module 6 - Property Management

Module 7 - Employee Compensation

Module 8 - Financial Reporting

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