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Internal Controls 2019

Toronto, Ontario · June 4, 2019
   
 
8:00 - 9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast

 
9:00 - 9:15
Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair
Angela Byrne, President, Angela Byrne Consulting Inc.
   
9:15 - 10:15
Best Practices in Internal Controls
Richard Leblanc, Associate Professor, Law, Governance & Ethics, York University
  • Changes in risk governance requirements
  • Internal Controls and their independent assurance
  • Red flags for internal controls failures and how to overcome them
  • Best practices: internal controls over reputation, integrity and conduct
  • Crisis management and social media governance
 
10:15 - 10:30        Networking Break

 
10:30 - 11:30
De-Risking Innovation
Dr. David Weiss, President & CEO, Weiss International
  • Three core principles for innovation
  • How can leaders de-risk innovation to increase the probability of successful innovation outcomes
  • How can risk professionals inadvertently make innovation more difficult
 
11:30 - 12:30
COSO ERM Framework: Enterprise Risk Management - Integrating with Strategy and Performance
Angela Byrne, President, Angela Byrne Consulting Inc.

A comprehensive yet nimble Enterprise Risk Management program is the prerequisite to a strong internal control environment; especially for companies with aspirations of profitable growth. In this workshop, discover how leveraging the value of the COSO ERM Framework not only benefits performance and risk management but also strengthens internal controls. Recent changes to the COSO ERM Framework are discussed along with the rationale for the changes and why they make good sense for today and into the future. Recognizing resource constraints, the presentation highlights those changes that can be made today that will realize the most value. Implementation strategies are presented along with strategies to address common challenges.

Participants will leave with strategies and a plan for next steps.

A comprehensive yet nimble Enterprise Risk Management program is the prerequisite to a strong internal control environment; especially for companies with aspirations of profitable growth.

  • Understanding the recent changes to the COSO ERM framework and why they make good sense for today and into the future
  • How leveraging the value of the ERM Framework benefits strategy and performance
  • Strengthening the control environment and internal controls
  • What changes to make today that will realize the most value
  • Practical strategies for implementation and how to address common challenges
 
1:30 - 2:30 Luncheon Break

 
1:30 - 2:30
Maximizing ERM and Internal Control to Support Business Strategies and Objectives
Leon Bloom, Consultant, Deloitte
  • ERM as a capability framework to support achievement of business strategies and objectives and performance management
  • Control assurance frameworks, regulation and common threads
  • Governing principles and expectations
  • Where are control frameworks going?
  • Sustaining alignment of ERM and internal control with ‘new risks’, supply chains and the continuously extending enterprise
  • Leading practices, insights and lessons to be learned
 
2:30 - 3:30
Enhancing Risk Governance to Strengthen Control Effectiveness
Leon Bloom, Consultant, Deloitte
  • Risk governance objectives, stakeholders and interested parties
  • Increasing risk governance, control requirements and expectations
  • Guiding principles for risk governance and control effectiveness
  • Shortcomings in the traditional risk governance and control model
  • Updating and continuously evolving risk governance and control practices
  • Management and Board review and challenge
  • Critical questions
 
3:30 - 3:45        Networking Break

 
3:45 - 4:45
The Evolving Labour Model in the Digital Age
Marty Murray, Director, Business Performance & Improvement Practice, Protiviti
  • Discussion of the major technological disruptors that are impacting company operating models
  • Review of several examples of disruptive labour models
  • Review of the major types of intelligent automation and how they are impacting business processes
  • Threats and opportunities created by changing labour
  • Discussion of changing needs of skill sets
 
4:45 End of Program

 
   
 
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