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 Foundational COSO/Building a Better COSO Program (17 CPE)

10/9/2013 8:30 AM
10/10/2013 4:30 PM
Francis Tuttle - Rockwell Campus |

Registration fee includes up to 17 hours CPE, course materials, and lunch for each day.  Early-Bird pricing ends 09/20/13.  See pricing schedule below:

DAY 1 & DAY 2 (17 hrs CPE) $375.00 $475.00
DAY 1 ONLY (8 hrs CPE) $200.00 $300.00
DAY 2 ONLY (9 hrs CPE) $225.00 $325.00

 * After September 20, 2013 all prices above increase by $100

DAY 1: Foundational COSO 

  • Understanding COSO auditing
  • Explaining the five components
  • Understanding risk based audit plans
  • Distinguishing hard and soft controls
  • Executing a COSO audit
  • Communicating exceptions

DAY 2: Building a Better COSO program 

  • Understanding COSO expectations
  • Developing business knowledge
  • Identifying the business objective
  • Focusing on true process risk
  • Building an effective risk control matrix
  • Providing value results


After 21 years of working in Internal Audit profession in the financial services industry, Robert has started his own company which develops and facilitates custom internal audit training as well as evaluating, creating, and implementing formal audit methodologies.  Prior to starting his company, Robert L. Mainardi was the Vice President of Internal Audit for the Penn Mutual Life Ins. Co. and was responsible for the direction and oversight of the Internal Audit Department.  He was responsible for Penn Mutual's internal audit activities, as well as those of its subsidiaries.  Prior to joining Penn Mutual, he was a senior Audit Manager of the Vanguard Group where he was responsible for the Investment Programs & Services and Methods​ & Infrastructure teams.


If you encounter problems registering online or need to cancel your registration, please contact Rory Grimes by the advertised deadline.  Due to commitments to the event facility and/or speaker, "no shows" and late cancellations  will be billed in accordance with the IIAOKC "Luncheon No Show" policy.

Directions/parking instructions will be provided prior to the seminar.