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IMA to Host Live Workshop for New COSO Internal Control Certificate

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Marc Gerrone
IMA
(201) 474-1502
mgerrone@imanet.org

Anjelica Sena
Stern Strategy Group
(908) 325-3873
asena@sternstrategy.com


Montvale, N.J., February 17, 2016 
– The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) recently announced an Internal Control Certificate Program that offers management accounting and financial professionals the opportunity to earn a professional COSO certificate in the 2013 COSO Internal Control-Integrated Framework. As one of the sponsoring organizations of COSO, IMA®(Institute of Management Accountants), the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, will present a live 2.5 day workshop, to be held at IMA Global Headquarters in Montvale, N.J. from April 18 to 20, 2016. 

This 25.5 CPE credit program is designed to support an organization’s implementation efforts and examines how a principles-based approach can be used to design, implement and evaluate an effective system of internal control utilizing the COSO Internal Control-Integrated Framework. Upon successful completion of self-paced learning, a hands-on workshop and an online examination, candidates will receive an official COSO certificate. 

This training will allow attendees to: 
•    Recall key points related to the principles-based approach
•    Recognize ways to identify, analyze, and respond to risks
•    Develop confidence in your system of internal control
•    Learn from experts and share your experiences with your peers

For more information, visit www.imanet.org/COSOcert

About IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)
IMA®, the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, is one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession. Globally, IMA supports the profession through research, the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program, continuing education, networking and advocacy of the highest ethical business practices. IMA has a global network of more than 80,000 members in 140 countries and 300 professional and student chapters. Headquartered in Montvale, N.J., USA, IMA provides localized services through its four global regions: The Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe, and Middle East/Africa. For more information about IMA, please visit www.imanet.org.

About COSO
Originally formed in 1985, COSO is a voluntary private sector organization dedicated to improving organizational performance and governance through effective internal control, enterprise risk management and fraud deterrence. COSO is jointly sponsored by the American Accounting Association (AAA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Financial Executives International (FEI), the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), and The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).


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