Internal Controls for Technology to Mitigate Risk and Loss
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Internal Controls for Technology to Mitigate Risk and Loss


Total Credits: 4 including 4 Business Management & Organization

Average Rating:
  4.4   (1 comments)
Category:
Industry |  ACPEN INDUSTRY
Faculty :
Margie Reinhart, CPA, CFF, CFE,  |  Randolph P. (Randy) Johnston  |  Robert (Bob) H. Spencer, PhD
Course Level:
Overview
Duration:
4 Hours
License:
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.


Description

The panelist for this seminar are recognized forensic accounting and technology experts and will focus on Internal Control procedures that every business should have in the form of policies to minimize losses through negligence as well as loss due to common fraudulent activity with a focus on have proper controls over the technology used in the workplace.

Course Materials

Faculty

Randolph P. (Randy) Johnston Related seminars and products: 14


Randy Johnston is a nationally recognized educator, consultant, and writer with over 30 years experience in Strategic Technology Planning, Accounting Software Selection, Paperless, Systems and Network Integration, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning, Business Development and Management, Process Engineering and outsourced managed services.

 

EXPERIENCE

K2 Enterprises

(K2E.com)

1990 – Present

Hammond, LA

Executive Vice President, Shareholder – Nation’s leading technology CPE provider to CPA professionals. Consults to high profile technology vendors. Delivers national seminars to CPAs, business groups and IT leaders on technologies in accounting, healthcare and banking. Creates and presents seminars and articles on 30+ technology topics including CPA Firm Technology, Cloud, Paperless, Business Continuity, Accounting Software and Business Strategies leveraging technology.

Network Management Group, Inc. (NMGI.com)

1983 – Present

Hutchinson, KS

Chairman & CEO, Stockholder – Consults and specializes in Strategic Technology including planning, selection and implementation. Expertise: CPA Firm Technology and strategy; Paperless; Accounting Software, Business Intelligence and CRM; Infrastructure including: Cloud, Business Continuity, Virtualization, Backup, and remote management.

Hutchinson Community College
1977 - 1997

Department Chair, Professor, Adjunct - Mathematics & MIS Depts. Designed and taught courses in all areas of mathematics & computing.

Professional Data Services
1978 - 1981

Programmer and system designer - Developed a medical system including the first paperless claims in Kansas, appointments and collection systems. Owned ComputerLand, Entre’ and Connecting Point stores, received first IBM PC and first Compaq in Kansas.

Farmland Industries
1977 - 1978                                                                 

Programmer and system designer - Developed and maintained P&L, Credit Union and Feedlot accounting

 

EDUCATION

Hutchinson Community College, 1975

A.A. in Computer Science, Math

Kansas State University,1977

B.S., summa cum laude, in C.S., Math, Science

Wichita State University, 1981

Masters of Computer Science, 60+ post graduate hours

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Accounting Today

Listed as one of the 2004-2013 Top 100 Most Influential People

CPA Practice Advisor

Accounting Hall of Fame 2011, Top 25 Thought Leader 2011-2014

Accounting Technology

Listed as one of the top nine technology stars in the industry

AICPA Technology Conference

Past Chair and featured Speaker for the past 28 years.

Who’s Who in Business & Industry – 1990-2013; in Computing 1987-2013

Acknowledged as leading business professional and as a leading computing professional

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Certified Professional – MCP

Novell Corporation

Certified Network Administrator – CNA

AutoDesk, 3Com, Entre’

Certified CAD specialist, Network Professional, Data Communications

 

PUBLICATIONS

Various publications 1978 - Present

CPA Practice Advisor monthly columnist, Journal of Accountancy, CRN, Accounting Technology, PCWeek, InfoWorld, Interface, State Society newsletters, frequent quotes in accounting and computer press.

Mitchell Publishing - 1981

Basic Using Micros

Random House - 1982

Business Computing Systems

McGraw Hill - 1984

Computers: An Introduction

John Wiley & Sons Publishing - 2002

Technology Best Practices

K2 Enterprises – 2003-2012

Accounting Software Solutions


Robert (Bob) H. Spencer, PhD Related seminars and products: 4


Dr. Bob Spencer is a Technology Coach to business owners and managers and has over 40 years’ experience in business and technology integration. He regularly provides the following services; Strategic Technology Planning, Software Selection, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning, Process Engineering, Digital Data Management, Information Technology Reviews and Audits, and Security Audits. He is an internationally published author and writer of more than a dozen books and hundreds of articles on accounting business and technology solutions. 


























































































 



EXPERIENCE



Twenty Seconds In the Future (TSIF)


www.tsif.com 1995 – Present



Strategic Technology Planning, Technology/Security Audits, Accounting and Content Management software selection & implementation.



University of West Florida


1983 – 1997



Associate Professor, Adjunct  - Accounting & Information Technology Depts.



Monsanto Employees Credit Union 1995 – 1996



Executive Vice President, 200 million dollar financial institution. Duties encompassed full range of management responsibility for large multi-branch bank.



Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund,


Certified Public Accountants


1985 - 1995


                                                                                                       



Principal, Management and Technology Consulting, Selection and Implementation of Accounting Software solutions. Technology Audits and Reviews.



Department of Defense


1970 – 1984



Systems Design and Analysis, Programming, Network Administration & Communications.


 



CDC Corporation 1975-1980



Real Estate Broker/Developer – Indianapolis, Indiana


 



 



EDUCATION



Indiana University, 1982



Bachelor of General Studies



Central Michigan University, 1989



Master of Science in Administration



Southwest University, 1991



Doctorate of Philosophy in Computer Science


 



 



ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS



Who’s Who Business & Industry



Listed - Leading business professional



Thompson Gale



Listed - Guide to Contemporary Authors



Accounting Technology


CPA Practice Advisors



Listed - One of the top 10 technology professionals in the industry


Top 25 Technology  Thought Leader



 



 



 



CERTIFICATIONS



Microsoft Corporation



Microsoft Certified Professional – MCP



Novell Corporation



Certified Network Engineer – CNE



ICCP – AICCP



Certified Computer Professional – CCP



ICCP – AICCP


 


 


Author and Lecturer


1975 - Present



Certified Systems Professional – CSP


 


PUBLICATIONS


More than a dozen books and several hundred articles. Subject titles include Risk Management, selecting and implementing accounting software, implementing a paperless office, internal controls and technology best practices.



Margie Reinhart, CPA, CFF, CFE, Related seminars and products: 1


Margie Reinhart, CPA, CFF, CFE
Director, Forensic Investigative and Dispute Services



Margie Reinhart is a Director in Grant Thornton LLP’s Forensic, Investigative and Dispute Services practice in Dallas, Texas.


Experience:  Margie has devoted her 19 year career to be highly skilled in the multi-facets of forensic investigation, expert services, forensic data analytics, fraud consulting and white collar investigations. She spent over eleven years at a big four accounting firm and over two years running boutiques forensic investigation firms.



Ms. Reinhart works closely with law firms, government agencies and corporate executives practicing in both the United States and Canada.  An accountant, Margie has extensive knowledge of a variety of white-collar civil and criminal matters, including internal corporate and financial fraud investigations. She has conducted and coordinated multifaceted investigations involving retail, manufacturing, fraud against the government, real estate and many other industries. She has testified as a fact and expert
witness.



Representative experience: 
· Analyzed and calculated damages for numerous types of litigation matters involving complex accounting and business aspects. Written expert reports and testified in these types of matters.
· Engaged by the Federal Trade Commission, Ms. Reinhart assisted in writing the expert report opining on policies, procedures and
practices that businesses should use to detect fraud and abuse. The work performed by Ms. Reinhart was used to testify that a lack of adequate procedures allowed the practice of billing over $30 million in bogus charges by a large aggregator. Resulted in settlement of a large fine.
· Hired to provide forensic consulting services to a federal task force from the Department of Labor, Inspector General’s Office of
Labor Racketeering and Fraud Investigations. Successfully conducted and completed this work and provided recommendations, advice, and support to investigators concerning the financial aspect of this investigation.
· Analyzed millions of procurement, employee and payroll records over a two year period uncovering payroll overpayment, false and
2 © Grant Thornton LLP All rights reserved U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd abusive payments to related vendors and numerous other improper payments, waste and abuse.
· Served as financial expert witness for a healthcare provider defending a $50+ million Department of Justice charge accusing the
provider of false Medicare claims. Electronically analyzed over a million lines of payroll and human resource records for an eight year period. Jointly prepared an expert report supporting the Medicare claim. Settled in hospital’s favor.
· Retained by a Bermudian financial institution to investigate suspicious transactions. Reviewed customer investment account statements and identified lapping scheme concealing the use of customer investment accounts for personal stock trades by an
employee.


Professional qualifications and memberships:
· Certified Public Accountant
· Certified in Financial Forensics
· Certified Fraud Examiner
· Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
· Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


Education:
Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto, Canada
Bachelor of Business Management


Dates

Tue, May 30, 2017 - 10:00a to 01:34p CDT
Tue, Jun 20, 2017 - 11:00a to 02:34p CDT
Wed, Jul 12, 2017 - 12:00p to 03:34p CDT
Tue, Aug 01, 2017 - 01:00p to 04:34p CDT
Thu, Aug 24, 2017 - 08:00a to 11:34a CDT
Mon, Sep 11, 2017 - 09:00a to 12:34p CDT
Mon, Oct 02, 2017 - 10:00a to 01:34p CDT
Tue, Oct 24, 2017 - 11:00a to 02:34p CDT
Thu, Nov 16, 2017 - 08:00a to 11:34a CST
Fri, Dec 08, 2017 - 09:00a to 12:34p CST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Management, CFO, CIO, COO, those consulting to business
Field of Study 1

Business Management & Organization


Field of Study 1 Hours

4


Learning Objectives

*Recognize common business control deficiencies and issues

*Identify the differences between accounting and administrative controls and describe the objectives and common deficiencies of small business accounting systems

*Recognize how to utilize technology tools to prevent and detect fraud and prevent lo

*Identify opportunities to enhance security over information systems and sensitive data

*Define alternative control procedures and describe their significance in small businesses


Major Subjects

*Communications

*Storing and Protecting Sensitive Information

*Guidance for Social Networking and Web Policies

*Disaster Recovery


Yellow Book

No


Course Developer K2 Enterprises

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Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
Course Registration Requirements

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