Coso Academy

COSO Academy

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COSO Academy was launched on 3 December 2014 by Protiviti Singapore and the Singapore Accountancy Commission. On 1 January 2017, COSO Academy Asia was reconstituted with Protiviti Singapore, The Institute of Internal Auditors Singapore and the Institute of Management Accountants as founding partners. Its mission is to advocate the COSO Frameworks as the basis for effective internal control and risk management practices through training, certification and thought leadership across Asia.

The COSO Academy is supported by The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (www.coso.org), which is jointly sponsored by the American Accounting Association (AAA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Financial Executives International (FEI), the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), and The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

Internal Audit: Adding Value in Public Sector Transformation
When: 18-19 April 2018 between 9.00 am to 5.30 pm
Where: Marina Bay Sands, Sands Expo & Convention Centre​
CPE Credits: 16

COSO Academy Asia is proud to be a supporting organisation of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Singapore’s 2018 Public Sector Internal Audit (PSIA) Conference.

Themed “Internal Audit: Adding Value in Public Sector Transformation”, this year’s conference aims to focus on the opportunities presented to internal auditors and their roles in facilitating the Singapore Public Sector’s transformation to achieving greater efficiencies and performance in service delivery. 

Innovation and disruptive changes are becoming the norm in the public sector. Internal audit is well placed to support Singapore’s drive to be a Smart Nation and a Digital Government.

The PSIA Conference 2018 features speakers and panelists who will share insights and experiences to provide new perspectives of value creation. Join the high profile gathering of thought leaders and collaborative discussions to further position internal audit as an integral part of the transformation process in the digital era.

For enquiries - Phone: 6222 7359 | E-mail: [email protected].

 

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COSO Internal Control Certificate Programme
When: 7-9 May 2018
Registration Deadline: 27 APRIL 2018
Where: Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay (Nutmeg Room, Level 5), 177A River Valley Road​
CPE Credits: 25.5

The internationally-recognised COSO Internal Control Certificate Programme is back and will be conducted by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) in Singapore.

The Gold Standard - COSO

The 2.5 day course consists of a combination of self-paced learning and a 'live' workshop using real-world scenarios, followed by an online examination. Upon successful completion of the three components, participants will receive a certificate attesting to their ability to design and implement an effective system of internal control based on the 2013 COSO Internal Control-Integrated Framework.  

This programme offers financial professionals, including internal auditors and CPAs, the opportunity to develop expertise in designing and implementing internal control systems. It provides great value for risk and control professionals and for Chief Audit Executives who are looking to enhance their staff's qualifications.

The course will be conducted by expert instructors Jeffrey C. Thomson, CMA, CAE, IMA president and CEO, and former COSO board member, as well as Prof Foo See Liang, associate professor (practice), School of Accountancy, Singapore Management University.

Course fee: IMA member: USD1,550; Non-IMA member: USD1,900

NEW OFFER! For every two people who register from the same organisation, the third registration will be complimentary. To receive this special discount, please email [email protected]

 

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An MoU was signed today between Protiviti Singapore, IIA Singapore, and IMA. The three parties were represented by Ms Tan Boon Yen, President of IIA Singapore, Mr Jeffrey Thomson, President & CEO of of IMA and Mr Sidney Lim, MD of Protiviti Southeast Asia.
 
The Protiviti-SAC COSO Academy is pleased to announce that the COSO Internal Control Certificate Programme is available in Singapore for the very first time. This programme offers a unique opportunity to develop expertise in designing and implementing internal control systems.
 
The Protiviti-SAC COSO Academy is pleased to announce that the Singapore Institute of Directors (“SID”) has joined the Protiviti-SAC COSO Academy as a strategic partner. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed today by Mr Uantchern Loh, Mr Sidney Lim and Ms Joyce Koh.
 
The Protiviti-SAC COSO Academy (“COSO Academy”) wishes to announce that the Securities Investors Association (Singapore) (“SIAS”) has joined as a Strategic Partner. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed today by Mr Uantchern Loh, Mr Sidney Lim and Mr David Gerald.
 
The Singapore Management University (“SMU”) has joined the Protiviti-SAC COSO Academy (“COSO Academy”) as its new strategic partner. The Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) was signed today by Mr Uantchern Loh, Mr Sidney Lim and Professor Pang Yang Hoong.
 
The Protiviti-SAC COSO Academy (“COSO Academy”) wishes to announce that The Institute of Internal Auditors Singapore (“IIAS”) has joined as its first Strategic Partner. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed today by Mr Uantchern Loh, Mr Sidney Lim and Mr Eric Lim.
 
Protiviti Singapore, in collaboration with the Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC), has launched the Protiviti-SAC COSO Academy to advocate the adoption of the COSO Frameworks as the default for internal controls and risk management.

 

2017

Annual Conference and Global IA Leadership Summit 2017

When: 25-27 October 2017, 9.00 am to 5.30 pm
Where: Marina Bay Sands, Sands Expo & Convention Centre
CPE hours: 22.5

COSO Academy Asia is proud to be a supporting partner of the Global Internal Audit Leadership Summit 2017 and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Singapore’s Annual Conference 2017.
For more information, click here.
Developing a Strategic ERM Framework with COSO – An Internal Audit Perspective

When: 22 March 2017, 1.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Where: M Hotel, Singapore
CPE hours: 4

Organized with The IIA Singapore, IA professionals had a chance to learn best practices in developing or refreshing risk management programs leveraging the updated COSO ERM Framework. 
For more information, click here.
The Role of the Board in Risk Oversight – Merging ERM with Strategy

When: 23 March 2017, 9.00 am to 11.30 am
Where: Marina Mandarin Singapore
CPE hours: 2

Organized with the Singapore Institute of Directors, the talk helped members of company boards to better understand how to incorporate a robust ERM framework that realizes their companies’ strategic objectives, as well as raise their risk acumen and critical thinking for better decision-making in the boardroom. 
For more information, click here.
COSO Internal Control - Integrated Framework Certification

When: 10-12 April 2017
CPE credit: 25.5

Registrations were open for the COSO Internal Control-Integrated Framework Certification Program conducted by The Institute of Management Accountants. 
Expert instructors included Mr. Jeffrey Thomson, CMA, CAE, IMA President and CEO, Former COSO Board member, and Dr. Foo See Liang, Associate Professor (Practice), School of Accountancy, Singapore Management University.
For more information, click here.

 

2016​ ​

  • 11-14 July 2016: COSO Internal Control Certification Course. Get details here.
  • 24 February 2016: Improving Board Risk Oversight Effectiveness
  • Singapore Survey on the COSO Frameworks 2016
  • COSO Internal Control Certification​ Program

2015

  • 30 Jan 2015: Directors Workshop on COSO Frameworks
  • Singapore Survey on the COSO Frameworks 2015
  • 23 April 2015: Practitioners Workshop on COSO Frameworks
  • 13 October 2015: COSO Academy Roundtable

 

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    Founding Partners

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    Protiviti (www.protiviti.com) is a global consulting firm that helps companies solve problems in finance, technology, operations, governance, risk and internal audit, and has served more than 40 percent of FORTUNE 1000® and FORTUNE Global 500® companies.
    The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Singapore is a professional organisation dedicated to the advancement and development of the internal audit profession. Established in 1976, members of IIA Singapore belong to a global community of more than 180,000 professionals.
    IMA®, the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, is focused on advancing the management accounting profession. Globally, IMA supports the profession through research, the CMA® program, continuing education, networking and more.

    Strategic Partners

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    About SID
    Established in April 2013, the Singapore Accountancy Commission collaborates with local and international communities to drive accountancy excellence in Singapore. 
    Singapore Management University’s School of Accountancy joined COSO Academy as a strategic partner on 18 March 2015. SMU is recognised for its research and teaching.
    The Securities Investors Association (Singapore), a non-profit organization, is the largest organized investor lobby group in Asia, with almost 71,000 retail investors as members. 
    The Singapore Institute of Directors is the national association of company directors. Formed in 1998, it promotes the professional development of directors and corporate leaders. 

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