Track 36: Improving Internal Controls and Deterring Fraud

Participants in Improving Internal Controls and Deterring Fraud will develop and learn how to document processes and procedures for improving internal controls. Their knowledge base and skills will be expanded and developed in the areas of cross training personnel, segregation of duties, personnel configurations, reconciliation, necessary skills and qualifications of personnel, review of board policies and financial procedures, office manual review and development, internal auditing, hiring an auditor, analyzing the Audit Report and State Auditor’s Report. Additionally, participants will learn how to assign and reassign duties to improve internal control and deter fraud, and how to report suspicion of fraud. This track will use real life examples of good, as well as bad internal control situations. Participants will leave with proven processes and procedures for improving internal controls that they can apply in their district.

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