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Internal Auditing for the Defense Contractor

Internal Auditing for the Defense Contractor

Unveil the Mastery of Defense Contracting Auditing


In the vast and intricate world of defense contracting, the role of an internal auditor is not just a position; it’s a calling. A calling to safeguard, to scrutinize, and to uphold the integrity that the defense sector crucially depends upon. It's about being that unwavering pillar of trust and reliability in a domain where precision and compliance are not just expected but demanded.


Welcome to our "Internal Auditing for the Defense Contractor" seminar, a meticulously crafted two-day journey designed to elevate your auditing skills and deepen your understanding of the defense contracting environment. This internal auditor training seminar is an invitation to those who are ready to step into their power as key players in the defense auditing field.


Event Details:

  • When: Every six weeks, we gather on Wednesday and Thursday, dedicating two six-hour sessions (9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Central Time) to this transformative experience. We pause for a half-hour lunch break at noon each day to refresh and reflect.
  • Where: This knowledge-sharing happens in the real world, offering you a tangible space to connect, learn, and grow in this internal auditor training event.
  • CPE Credits: By joining us, you’re not only investing in your professional development but also earning 12 CPE credits recognized in the field of Auditing.


Why This Matters:


In an era where cybersecurity threats loom large and compliance frameworks evolve rapidly, being well-versed in the defense contracting landscape is more than a skill—it's a necessity. This internal audit training seminar is about more than just meeting compliance requirements; it's about understanding the soul of defense contracting, from the intricacies of DFARS and NIST SP 800-171 to the heartbeat of financial management systems and cost accounting standards. It's about being prepared to face the challenges of tomorrow with confidence and insight.


What You Will Discover:


Our seminar is a beacon for those seeking to navigate the complexities of:

  • The DoD Contracting Environment and its regulatory framework
  • The pivotal role of internal auditors in ensuring compliance and integrity
  • Applying GAO Auditing Principles and Practices with precision
  • Evaluating and enhancing financial management and cost accounting systems
  • Mastering DoD-Specific Auditing and contractor business systems analysis
  • Fortifying cybersecurity programs and conducting thorough IT audits


Who Should Embark on This Journey:


This internal audit training seminar welcomes internal auditors, financial professionals, and compliance officers who are either stepping into the defense contracting realm or looking to deepen their expertise. If you have a foundation in internal auditing and a desire to excel in the defense sector, this seminar is crafted for you.


A Glimpse into Our Agenda:


From the moment we begin with introductions, every minute is an opportunity to grow. Our agenda includes for this internal audit training event:

  • An immersive introduction to the DoD contracting environment
  • Deep dives into auditing principles, practices, and methodologies tailored to defense contracting
  • Insightful sessions on financial management, cost accounting, and contractor business systems
  • A comprehensive exploration of cybersecurity and IT auditing essentials
  • Practical advice on audit planning, execution, communication, and professionalism


Your Path to Excellence:


Led by internal auditing experts who not only understand the defense contracting landscape but live and breathe it, this seminar is your gateway to becoming a beacon of excellence in internal auditing for defense contracting.


Join Us:


Embrace this chance to transform your career and become a part of something greater—a community dedicated to excellence, integrity, and the relentless pursuit of knowledge. For more information and to secure your spot in our next session, please reach out. Your journey towards mastery in defense contracting auditing begins here.

  • Details on Event Presentation

    Offered on Wednesday-Thursday once every six weeks in two six hour sessions for 12 CPE credits.

    The sessions will run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Central Time Zone. There will be a lunch break from 12:00 noon to 12:30 p.m. each day.

    We can schedule private courses on internal audit on your timetable for two or more attendees.

    NASBA Program Disclosure

    Program Level of Understanding: Intermediate

    Prerequisites: Internal Audit 101 and/or Internal Audit 201

    Advance Preparation: None

    Delivery Format: On-site Training (Group-Live); Seminar (Group-Live)

    NASBA Field(s) of Study: Auditing

    CPE Credits: 12, based on 50 minutes of instruction per hour

  • CPE Event Highlights

    This CPE training event is an excellent opportunity for internal audit professionals working for a DoD Contractor:

    • The CPE event focused on training internal auditors in the defense contracting environment to meet compliance requirements.
    • The DoD contracting environment and the regulatory framework, including DFARS and NIST SP 800-171.
    • Auditing principles, methodologies, and best practices including gained an understanding of the impact of the GAGAS (Yellow Book).
    • Understand the financial management systems and practices specific to defense contracting. Participants were introduced to cost accounting standards, internal controls evaluation, and auditing financial statements and cost data.
    • Training on DoD-specific auditing and contractor business systems. Topics included the Defense Acquisition System, various DoD contract types, and auditing contractor business systems for compliance and effectiveness.
    • How cybersecurity and IT auditing are critical elements of the internal audit program in this enviroment.

    CCS is your special source for internal audit course and IT audit training both in-person and via webinars.

  • Learning Objectives

    Improve the effectiveness of attendees by:

    • Understanding the DoD Contracting Environment
    • Comprehending the Role of Internal Auditors
    • Applying GAO Auditing Principles and Practices
    • Evaluating Financial Management and Cost Accounting Systems
    • Conducting DoD-Specific Auditing
    • Assessing Cybersecurity Programs
    • Conducting IT Audits
  • Key Issues on the Agenda


    Section : Introduction to DoD Contracting Environment and Compliance

    Section 2: Auditing Principles and Practices

    Section 3: Financial Management and Cost Accounting Standards

    Section 4: DoD-Specific Auditing and Contractor Business Systems

    Section 5: Cybersecurity and IT Auditing

    Section 6: Audit planning and execution

    Section 7: Communication and professionalism

    Section 8: Summary and Wrap-Up


  • Summary of the Subject Matter

    The CPE event "Internal Auditing for the Defense Contractor" offered by CCCS provides comprehensive training on internal auditing in the defense contracting environment. Participants gain an understanding of the regulatory framework, compliance requirements, and unique challenges within the Department of Defense (DoD) contracting industry. The event covers auditing principles, methodologies, and best practices, including financial management, cost accounting standards, and contractor business systems. Cybersecurity and IT auditing in the defense context are also addressed.


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