Internal Audit Helps Mitigate Risk


Course Description:
For your organization to grow and succeed, it is critical that you take the appropriate steps to reduce risk before it occurs. A risk assessment is a key element in the process of strategic risk management. A risk assessment helps you identify, measure and manage risk within your organization by providing a coordinated and thoughtful approach to identifying, assessing and developing a plan to manage risk. In this webinar, we will explore the benefits of a risk assessment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the components of a risk assessment
  • Identify the benefit of a risk assessment 
  • Outline next steps to mitigate risk 
  • Discuss practical plans and solutions to manage risk  
Eric Pulse, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CCSFP, CFSA, Principal-in-Charge of Risk Advisory Services | Eide Bailly

Eric specializes in providing internal audit, information technology, risk advisory and cybersecurity consulting services to a variety of industries, including healthcare, insurance, banking, credit unions, retail, manufacturing and governments. He advises Eide Bailly clients on how to keep their valuable data secure in a world of increasingly sophisticated operational, technology, and cyber risks and threats. With his many years of experience, Eric has become a true thought leader in the culture of risk management.

Scott Sisel, CPA, Partner-in-Charge of Health Systems | Eide Bailly
Scott leads the firm’s Internal Audit services practice. He has served a variety of industries with a focus on the healthcare industry. More specifically, Scott has advised public and private health care organizations, including health systems, health insurers and accountable care and related organizations. He assists organizations in various industries on risk management, internal controls and audit, debt financing and equity transactions, operational improvement analysis, business restructuring and other regulatory and compliance matters. Scott's expertise also includes risk assessment, risk management and the development of industry best control practices.

Kimberley Higgins, CPA, Partner | Eide Bailly
Since 1979, Kim has been providing public accounting services to a variety of clients, including governmental and quasi-governmental entities, nonprofits and state agencies. She is Colorado’s government director, leading the CO offices in performing audits for some of the largest counties, cities and state agencies in Colorado. 
Kim sits on the firm’s Government Advisory Committee as well as the firm’s Internal Audit Advisory Committee, strategically helping to guide the firm’s governmental service lines in consulting and auditing (external, internal and performance). Serving on AICPA, COCPA and firm committees over her career has been her passion, helping our governments and firm grow and learn from each other.

CPE Information
CPE Credits: 1
Field of Study: Auditing
Level of Knowledge: Overview
Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based

Additional Information: This is a Group-Internet Based Webinar. No prerequisites or advanced preparation required. For information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact Amy DeGeorge.


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