FMN Accounting

FMN - 2022/April, Seg 3 - COSO Framework - Part I

The COSO Framework has become the best practice basis for designing, implementing, and applying internal controls and assessing the effectiveness of these controls. John Fleming, education discussion leader at Kaplan Financial Education, discusses the framework that defines internal controls and describes the requirements for effective internal control, including components and relevant principles. He provides direction for all levels of management to use in designing, implementing, and conducting internal control and assessing its effectiveness.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the provisions under the COSO framework;
  • Define internal controls and what an effective internal control system means;
  • Recognize key controls and the importance of entity level controls; and
  • Identify the COSO framework objectives and components.

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in financial reporting or accounting, or an introductory course in accounting.

Speaker / Author:

John M. Fleming, licensed as a CPA in Pennsylvania, has served as the President and Director of Accounting and Auditing for Kaplan Financial Education, powered by Loscalzo Institute and also as the Director of Content Development for Kaplan Financial Education, powered by SmartPros. John retired from Kaplan in October of 2017. In retirement, John continues to provide seminars as a discussion leader for Kaplan Financial Education on a part-time basis.

John's prior practice experience includes audit, tax, consulting, office management, and human resource responsibilities with Deloitte LLP, Richard Eisner & Company LLP, and Ernst & Young LLP. John is a graduate of LaSalle and Drexel Universities with degrees in accounting and finance.

John served as the 1999/2000 President of the 8,300 member Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). In 2006, the PICPA recognized John as a Joseph E. Sterrett Fellow for his contributions to the accounting profession and in 2007, the Philadelphia Chapter recognized John with their Champion Award for his contributions to the PICPA, Chapter, profession and community. John has also served as the 2002/2003 President of the American Accounting Association's Mid-Atlantic Region.


Price (USD)

Standard: $69.90


Course Code : FMN1442-FM

Release Date : 04/08/2022
Expire Date : 11/14/2023
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Update
Course Type : QAS Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Accounting

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