Finance & Accounts

FA 15 Internal Controls for Financial Institutions

Internal Controls for Financial Institutions

Minimise operational risks and ensure compliance through appropriate processes and controls

Accredited by: LONDON INSTITUTE OF SKILLS DEVELOPMENT SIGNATURE PROGRAMME

Who should attend?

  • Regulatory authorities in Banking, Insurance, Pensions and Capital Markets
  • Executive and non-executive Board and committee members
  • Company secretaries
  • Shareholder representatives
  • Senior managers and executives
  • Corporate lawyers
  • Marketing specialists
  • Institutional investors
  • Junior Managers, Fresh Graduates & Final Semester Students to acquire a promising career in a reputable organization.
Course Code:F/A.15
Subject:Finance
Course Fee:£795
Duration:4 Days
Venue:London School of Economics UK

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Describe key risk management and internal control concepts
  • Apply  the main industry frameworks and standards which influence internal controls
  • Assess the effectiveness of their organisations internal controls
  • Demonstrate to and guide executives and management in the establishment of an appropriate control environment
  • Understand the effective usage of internal controls

Course Content

Internal Controls in the Context of Today’s Corporate Governance

  • What is Corporate Governance?
  • Why is it different for financial institutions?
  • Internal controls as a mechanism for controlling risks
  • Board and senior management responsibilities for internal controls and the establishment of a control culture
  • US Sarbanes Oxley Act 2002 and its requirements for monitoring and annual reporting on internal controls effectiveness

Main Components and Principles of Internal Controls

  • The definition and purpose of internal controls
  • The five components of the original COSO internal controls framework
  • Integration of the original COSO control framework into COSO Enterprise Risk Management framework (ERM)
  • Linking COBIT to COSO – Information technology framework and internal controls

Financial Sector Regulators and Internal Controls

  • The three categories of objectives for internal controls
  • COSO internal controls framework – the expanded 2013 revision
  • The new seventeen principles – practical application to provide comprehensive controls
  • The strong link between Basel II operational risk management and COSO
  • Inherent limitations of internal controls

The Control Environment

  • The vital first step – establishing the management tone at the top and an institution-wide code of conduct reflecting integrity and ethical values
  • Board and management’s delegation of authority
  • Commitment to competence – attracting, developing and retaining the right human resources
  • Performance measures, incentives and rewards

Types of Internal Controls

  • Risk appetite and strategy established by the Board and risk response strategies
  • Control activities, internal controls, responsibilities and uses through the eyes of different stakeholders
  • Inherent and residual risks
  • Reporting and assurance

LISD Workshop Special GROUP Package Highlights:

(prices applicable to a group of minimum 8 persons)
*Maximum 15 persons will be enrolled in each workshop

  • 4 Days + 3 Nights Programme
  • Programme Registration with the invoice
  • 2 Scientific Knowledge-sharing sessions
  • Certificate of Participation signed by the authorities
  • 3 Night-accommodation in B&B (Double accommodation)
  • 2 Networking Dinners
  • 3 Lunches
  • 3 Networking Tea/Coffee
  • Airport Group-Pick & Drop Service
  • City Crawl
  • Group Excursion- Famous Tourist Attractions

Generic Schedule:

4 Days/ 3 Nights Programme

Day 1:
Hotel Group Pick-up Service from the nearest Airport to the Bed & Breakfast (Hotel)
Check-in: (between 2:00-4:00 pm)
City Crawl includes Takeaway Lunch and Coffee
(1st Night)

Day 2:
Interactive Learning Sessions: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Includes 2 Tea Breaks + Lunch
7:30 pm Networking Dinner
(2nd Night)

Day 3:
Interactive Learning Session/ Award Ceremony: 9:00 am- 1:00pm
Includes 1 Tea + Lunch
Excursion: 2:00-7:00 pm
Networking Dinner: 7:30 pm
(3rd Night)

Day 4:
Hotel Check-out at 10:00 a.m
Luggage can be Deposited in the Hotel
Free to Shop and Roam (independently)
Back to the Hotel at least 3.5 hours before the flight
Group Drop-off to the Airport

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