Business best practices, laws, regulations and accounting standards require that organizations build and document sound internal controls. And maintaining those controls and related daily actions is every bit as important as setting them up and writing them down. Yet despite best efforts, all controls have a tendency to fail over time. Not every control every day, but too many controls on too many days.
This session will address the real reasons why business internal controls weaken over time, and provide specific examples and suggestions managers, supervisors, auditors, and key control employees can use to reduce exposures from control failures.
Building, implementing and maintaining sound yet efficient Internal controls is critical to the success of any business organization. Sound internal controls ensure:
But these textbook concepts that often fail due to poor design, inadequate support, and basin human inattention over time. In this program we attack the true ‘root cause reasons’ why controls fail, and lay out a blueprint for participants to follow to minimize that risk on their watch.
This program brings measurable value to leaders in any organization, including for-profit business, not-for-profits, government entities at all levels, plus education from universities to local school districts.
John J. Hall, CPA is the founder and President of Hall Consulting, Inc., the creator of FraudPreventionPro.com (new in 2020), and the author of the award-winning book “Do What You Can! Simple Steps – Extraordinary Results”. John specializes in skills training programs and conference presentations for management groups, government and internal auditors, CPAs/CAs, Board members, and professional associations. Over 2,500 live in-person and virtual program presentations to date.
John has over 40 years of experience as an consultant, speaker, auditor, and business owner. He has worked in senior leadership positions in major corporations and international public accounting and consulting firms. John is a member of the National Speakers Association, the American Institute of CPAs, and the Institute of Internal Auditors.