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Sarbanes Oxley Overview

Overview

The Sarbanes–Oxley Act of 2002 (Pub.L. 107-204, 116 Stat. 745, enacted July 30, 2002), also known as the 'Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act' (in the Senate) and 'Corporate and Auditing Accountability and Responsibility Act' (in the House) and commonly called Sarbanes–Oxley, Sarbox or SOX, is a United States federal law which set new or enhanced standards for all U.S. public company boards, management and public accounting firms. It is named after sponsors U.S. Senator Paul Sarbanes and U.S. Representative Michael G. Oxley .

The bill was enacted as a reaction to a number of major corporate and accounting scandals including those affecting Enron, Tyco International, Adelphia ,Peregrine Systems and WorldCom. These scandals, which cost investors billions of dollars when the share prices of affected companies collapsed, shook public confidence in the nation's securities markets.

The act contains 11 titles, or sections, ranging from additional corporate board responsibilities to criminal penalties, and requires the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to implement rulings on requirements to comply with the law.

Course Objective

This is the ideal course for employees or managers who want to get a comprehensive training on Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance requirements, practical applications, and how ISO 9001:2000 business management methodologies can be used, applied and combined to implement Sarbanes-Oxley,

Course length

2-3 days (a few hours everyday) are required to complete the SOX Training

Who should attend

This is the ideal course for individuals who you want improve their résumé and career opportunities in SOX, by adding this course to the education or training section of your CV.

This 7Step/CALISO online training course is for you if you:

  • Want to quickly and efficiently become familiar with Sarbanes-Oxley to understand, implement Sarbanes-Oxley compliance as an employee or a manager
  • Want to understand Sarbanes-Oxley compliance in order to knowledgably assess and contract Sarbanes-Oxley services
  • Want to improve your CV and career opportunities with Sarbanes-Oxley knowledge and qualifications
  • Want to protect your company from financial fraud and related legal, criminal and financial liability
  • Do NOT have time or funds for a two to five day Sarbanes-Oxley classroom course
  • Want to consistently train more of your staff on Sarbanes-Oxley economically and without having to immobilize them in a class for a full day /days or more

Course Benefits

By participating in this 7 Step/CALISO online course, you will be able to:

  • Understand origin and intent of Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Understand how Sarbanes-Oxley can be interpreted and practically implemented in various industries and sizes of companies
  • Learn to recognize warning signs of potential or committed Sarbanes-Oxley non compliances
  • Implement suitable systems, checks and balances to detect suspicious financial activities and non compliances
  • Be aware of the legal, criminal and financial penalties of Sarbanes-Oxley non compliance
  • What to do when Sarbanes-Oxley non compliance is discovered

Major topics include:

  • Sarbanes-Oxley, what is it?
  • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Award of Certificate
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Section 302 - a big concern; Section 906 - the biggest concern
  • What's a CEO to do? How to most easily implement SOX without the CEO having to do everything?
  • Minimal levels of SOX compliance, Risk Analysis
  • How to avoid defrauding of the auditors by the business
  • Whistle blower program
  • What to do if something is already wrong (non-compliance)?
  • Top steps to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance

Authors: CALISO Corporation

 

Required Prerequisites

This is an internet-delivered course featuring graphical presentation screens with text-based instruction, videos, and on-going quizzes to reinforce learning and retention and gauge your understanding of a topic before you move forward. Convenient and portable, this course provides instruction without the expense of travel and time away from the workplace.

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Award of Certificate

An online training certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course and obtaining 70% or above on the final average of the ongoing quizzes. A final Exam is provided for trainees who have less that 70%.

With your registration, you will receive online access to the course until you complete it. The limit on course completion and access to your certificate is three years.

Quantity Discounts

Quantity discounts of 15% for 10 or more students registered. The discount is automatically calculated during registration by credit card.

Course Registration

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SOX

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$259.95



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