Understanding how to use common corporate finance tools is a skill that will aid those eyeing to become CFOs. This course will provide a refresher on corporate finance skills for those who work, or aspire to work, at a CFO level and cover financial statement analysis, integrated planning and forecasting, among other topics.
Identify the meaning of governance.
Recognize the relationship between risk, fraud and control.
Recall the basic concepts of fraud.
Determine two simple ways to mitigate fraud in your company.
Identify who is really responsible for fraud prevention in your firm.
Recall the COSO internal control and ERM frameworks.
Identify 10 keys to a fraud savvy environment.
COSO internal control and ERM frameworks
The relationship between risk, fraud and control
A fraud primer
Fraud mitigation techniques
Fraud case studies
External and internal financial professionals who want to mitigate fraud risks in businesses.
Speaker: William F. O'Brien, CPA, MBA
Field of Study:Accounting & Auditing
CPE Credit: 8 hours
Meet the Speaker:
William F. O'Brien, MBA, CPA, is a financial management consultant and educator with over 35 years of experience. He has held senior financial management positions with Intel and ROLM and served as CFO for several emerging high technology companies. Mr. O'Brien has extensive experience in corporate planning, control, financial analysis, cash management, and managerial accounting in both domestic and international settings. He is on faculties of Santa Clara University and San Jose State University. He received the Foundation's Award for Instructor Excellence in 1994.