Audit Committees in a New Era of Governance
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As the focus on corporate governance and oversight has grown, so has the complexity of regulatory challenges facing audit committees. This corporate governance strategy program explores the best practices that your audit committee can use to fulfill its mandate and increase its strategic contribution. You will acquire the frameworks to align corporate strategy with financial reporting—and help your company operate more effectively in today's rigorous market and regulatory environment.
This audit committee training program prepares you to manage the creative tension between the compliance and strategic roles of the audit committee. While improving your ability to ensure compliance, transparency, and accountability, you will learn how to move your company beyond a compliance mentality toward strategic financial reporting and effective risk management.
Enable the audit committee to play a more strategic role
- Align financial reporting, compliance, and risk management functions with the company's growth and profit objectives
- Ensure the integrity of financial information
- Foster the right culture regarding compliance and risk
- Develop a financial reporting strategy
Improve audit committee effectiveness
- Develop better tools to manage cybersecurity and other risks
- Enhance oversight of the finance, accounting, and risk management functions
- Improve transparency and the quality of audit and financial reporting
- Oversee legal and regulatory compliance more effectively
- Strengthen collaboration with corporate management and auditors
- Ensure optimal communication with investors on financial reporting and disclosure
Expand your personal and professional network
- Extend your network by living and working with accomplished executives from various backgrounds, industries, and countries across the globe
- Build relationships with a diverse group of peers who can provide wide-ranging insights into your business challenges and career decisions
Who should attend
- Current or potential audit committee members on boards of publicly listed companies, board chairs, and chief executive officers
- Chief financial officers, general counsels, and risk officers who work closely with audit committees
- Also appropriate for: Audit firm partners, investor relations professionals, legal advisors, and nonprofit board members