Graduate Course Descriptions

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5553. Evaluating Internal Controls

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Instructor consent.

Grading Basis: Graded

Examines frameworks for evaluating the control practices that an organization relies on to help ensure the integrity of information provided by its accounting systems. Students will learn how to: (1) analyze an organization's control environment and processes to assess information integrity risks that can be managed with control procedures; (2) design, implement, and monitor internal controls for both manual processing procedures and information-technology-intensive accounting systems; and (3) test the effectiveness of controls in order to evaluate the extent to which deficiencies threaten the reliability of accounting information.

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