Intermediate SOX

Course Field: Auditing
Delivery Method: Live/Internet-Based
Prerequisite: None
Level: Basic
Advance Prepration:No
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  • Seminar Overview

    A Detailed course on SOX Compliance, Ranging from Basics to Optimized Compliance

     

    This timely, one-day training seminar is designed for controllers, C-level executives, finance managers, attorneys, IT professionals, CPAs, auditors and department heads. Learn how to optimize Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance and how to apply efficiently and effectively in your organization.

  • Who Should Attend
    Financial, Operational, and Information Technology Auditors wanting to learn the basics of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Learning Objectives
    • Overview of Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, including key terms and definitions
    • Learn how the many years of SOX compliance has changed compliance moving forward
    • Learn the importance of a top down risk assessment and how to apply this methodology in your organization
    • Learn how to optimize the value of SOX in your organization
  • Agenda

    I. Introduction

    II. SOX History Lesson Part I - Inception and AS2

    III. SOX History Lesson Part II - Backlash and AS5

    IV. COSO Overview - What are Internal Controls?

    V. Summary of AS5/SEC Guidance

    VI. Applying a Top-Down Risk Based Approach

    VII. CobiT Overview

    VIII. IT General and Application Controls - Overview

    IX. SOX Risk Assessment

    X. Discussion of Key Areas/Risk/Challenges

    XI. Discussion of Necessary Documentation

    XII. Testing and Documentation Overview - What, Why, When and How Many

    XIII. Spreadsheet Optimization

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