Using the COSO Internal Control Integrated Framework for Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance (KLplus CPE Course)

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An Exploration of COSO, the COSO Internal Control Integrated Framework, and Its Five Components

This basic-level course introduces COSO—the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission—and the COSO Internal Control Integrated Framework and its five components. The course explains how the focus differs between entity level and activity level and explains how the Framework is applied at the entity level in a Section 404 assessment.

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Learning Objectives:

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

  • Identify the purpose and origin of COSO
  • Identify the objectives and components of the Internal Control - Integrated Framework
  • Identify how the COSO framework is applied at both the entity and activity levels in a Section 404 assessment

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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