Internal Control Development That Balances Risk with Strategy

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8.0 Credits

This session uses the updated The COSO Enterprise Risk Management Framework as well as other authoritative sources to explore how organizations of all size and type can drive the entity in a desired direction while keeping aware of risks associated with business activities.

This material is becoming more and more beneficial as companies strive to address business challenges such as evolving markets, the rapid rate of change in the business world and the notable increase in regulation standards. This material is taught using ideas set forth by authoritative bodies as well as with case examples to help participants conceptualize the content. Those that work with internal controls and regularly consider risk management, should strongly consider this session.


  • List the foundational components of the COSO Risk Management Framework
  • Understand how risk affects strategy and how the converse is true
  • Define important concepts such as “Risk Appetite,” “Framing Risk” and “Risk Tolerance”
  • Explain the importance of organization strategy at varying levels of an entity
  • List important steps required to analyze risk as it relates to strategic moves by a company

Major Topics

  • An overview of COSO ERM concepts
  • The steps needed to build and maintain strategies
  • Understanding and control risk added by changes in direction

Designed For

CPAs, accounting and business professionals.


A basic understanding of risk and internal control concepts.

Advanced Preparation