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 Data Analytics - Adding Value while Saving Time

2/24/2014 9:00 AM
2/24/2014 4:00 PM
Crowe Horwath One Mid-America Plaza 7th Floor Oak Brook, IL 60522 |  

Data Analytics: Adding Value while Saving Time

A FULL SESSION of DATA ANALYTICS, plus 6 CPEs and FREE lunch for only $80. 

Get up to speed with DATA ANALYTICS with free lunch and meet your CPE requirements with SIX total CPEs.  This will be an event you will not want to miss!


*This includes a full day of CPE credit and lunch is included in the price!!!  
If you plan to pay by check, Please contact Russ Hinnen at​ to register for the event!​

Monday February 24

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This high-level course is geared towards teaching internal auditors the value of data analytics: when to use data analytics; how to implement data analytics; and how to get the most out of data analytics results.  This class will give participants the opportunity to participate in a hands-on demonstration using ACL. It will discuss the challenges and opportunities that are presented in our increasingly digital world.  It will display various applications of data analytics in an effort to showcase how data analytics can be utilized in diverse environments.  

Course Topics:

                   How Data Analytics is being Used Today

                   Data Analytics Examples

                   Continuous Controls Monitoring – Can it Work in Your Environment?

                   Implementing a Data Analytics Program

                   ACL Basics  and Demonstration

   o    ACL Structure

   o    Access the data

   o    Features/Commands


Todd E. Richards, CPA, CFSA

Todd Richards is a partner with Crowe Horwath LLP in the Risk Consulting practice and leads our data analysis group.  He has 25+ years of consulting experience in risk management including corporate governance, enterprise risk management (ERM), internal audit, Sarbanes-Oxley, information technology, data analytics and regulatory compliance. 

Todd previously was the Chief Audit Executive and Regulatory Compliance Director for a public company.

He is a frequent speaker on risk management and has published several articles.  He was awarded The Institute of Internal Auditors’ Outstanding Contributor Award for his article entitled “Rising to the Challenge”.  Todd has his M.B.A. from The University of Chicago and B.S. from Northern Illinois University.

Joe Palmisano

Joe Palmisano is a second year staff with Crowe Horwath LLP in the Risk Consulting practice.  He is responsible for risk assessments and internal audit projects. He has worked on a wide variety of clients including financial institutions, manufacturing, real estate trusts, and insurance.  He has worked on various client engagements that include outsourcing of internal audit functions, project-based engagements, and ACL analytics.  He has worked with clients to deliver consulting, training, education and other engagement services related to internal audit.  Joe has his M.A.S. and B.S. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Crowe Horwath

One Mid-America Plaza

7th Floor

Oak Brook, IL 60522

Lunch will be provided

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Please contact Russ Hinnen at​ to register for the event if you plan to pay by check or money order!