FMN Accounting

FMN - 2022/June, Seg 4 - The COSO Framework: Seventeen Principles and Points of Focus

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, long-time Kaplan Financial Education discussion leader, reviews the COSO Framework's five major components and 17 principles of effective internal control. He describes the various points of focus related to the principles and assesses their significance.

Learning Objectives:

  • Categorize the primary concepts that define internal control;
  • Identify the five components of internal control under the COSO Framework;
  • Recall key elements of the five components of internal control; and
  • Recognize the characteristics of the COSO Framework's 17 principles of internal control.

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 : FMN1451-FM

Release Date : 06/10/2022
Expire Date : 01/14/2024
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

Included In

Returning Subscribers

- OR -