Physical Inventory - Planning the Physical Inventory (KLplus CPE Course)

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Learn What Can Go Wrong—and Right—During the Physical Inventory Process

In this course, we will cover how to plan the physical inventory and the risks that are associated with this phase of the physical inventory process.

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Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the steps in the physical inventory process and what can go wrong
  • Identify the key roles and responsibilities of individuals on the inventory team
  • Identify key components of inventory instruction documentation and communications
  • Identify criteria that qualify items as inventory
  • Identify activities that should be completed prior to the inventory count to ensure appropriate cutoff

Estimated Course Duration: 65 minutes (1.2 CPE) Note: In order to earn CPE credit, you must complete the training module within one year of enrollment and score 70% or above on the Final Exam.

Delivery Method: Online Self-Study

Field of Study: Auditing

Program Level: Basic

Advance Preparation/Prerequisites: None


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