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Internal Auditing for the Defense Contractor - In-Person

Internal Auditing for the Defense Contractor - In-Person

Welcome to "Internal Auditing for the Defense Contractor," an in-depth and engaging two-day in-person seminar designed specifically for professionals navigating the intricacies of internal auditing within the defense contracting sphere. Set against the backdrop of some of the nation's key cities – from the historical streets of Boston to the bustling energy of Los Angeles and beyond – this seminar offers a unique opportunity to deepen your understanding and enhance your skills in a critical area of defense contractor internal auditing.


Event Overview:


Over the course of Thursday and Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., we invite you to join us in a journey through the defense contractor environment. This comprehensive internal audit training program is tailored to enrich your expertise and confidence in handling the specific challenges and responsibilities faced by internal auditors working with Department of Defense (DoD) contractors. With sessions available in cities across the United States, including Arlington, Atlanta, Austin, and many more, there’s a convenient location near you.


Why This Matters:


In today's rapidly evolving defense sector, the role of the internal auditor is more vital than ever. From ensuring compliance with complex regulatory frameworks to safeguarding the integrity of financial management systems, your work underpins the trust and efficiency that defense contracting demands. This seminar is more than just a training event; it's a beacon for those committed to excellence in their field, offering insights into cybersecurity, IT auditing, and DoD-specific auditing practices that are both current and relevant.


What You Will Learn:


Participants of this internal audit training seminar will embark on a comprehensive learning journey, covering key areas such as:

  • The unique landscape of the DoD contracting environment
  • The pivotal role and responsibilities of internal auditors in this context
  • Application of GAO auditing principles and practices within defense contracts
  • Evaluation of financial management and cost accounting systems specific to DoD needs
  • Conducting targeted DoD-specific audits with precision and confidence
  • Assessing and enhancing cybersecurity programs to meet DoD standards
  • Mastery of IT auditing techniques applicable in defense contracting


Who Should Attend:


This internal audit training seminar is designed for internal auditors, financial professionals, and compliance officers who operate within or alongside the defense contracting sector. Whether you’re looking to refine your existing skills or build a solid foundation in defense contract auditing, this seminar promises valuable insights and practical knowledge applicable to your daily work.


Key Features:

  • Expert-Led Sessions: Learn from seasoned professionals with real-world experience in defense contracting and internal auditing.
  • Interactive Learning: Engage in discussions, case studies, and scenarios that reflect actual challenges you may face, fostering an environment of active learning and shared experiences.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with peers from various locations and backgrounds, expanding your professional network within the defense contracting community.
  • CPE Credits: Earn 16 CPE credits, enhancing your professional qualifications and demonstrating your commitment to continuous learning.


Join Us:


Step into a realm where your role as an internal auditor is not just recognized but celebrated. "Internal Auditing for the Defense Contractor" is more than a seminar – it's a commitment to upholding the highest standards of accountability, integrity, and professionalism in one of the most demanding sectors.


Secure your spot in our next session and be part of a community dedicated to excellence in defense contracting audit and compliance. For more information, detailed schedules, and registration, please visit our event website.


We look forward to welcoming you and embarking on this journey together towards becoming a more effective, informed, and inspired internal auditor in the defense contracting arena.

  • Details on Event Presentation

    The sessions will be as follows:

    Thursday – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    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: None

    Advance Preparation: None

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

    NASBA Field(s) of Study: Auditing

    CPE Credits: 16, 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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