Certified Specialist in Sarbanes-Oxley Sections 302 and 404 Compliance

An in-depth analysis of Sections 302 and 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act

Since the passing of the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) legislation, compliance efforts have cost companies significant dollars. There is always a new twist or aspect that must be considered and embedded within the compliance process. Whether it be the new COSO 2013 framework, legislation dealing with fraud or pronouncements from the Public Companies and Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), individuals and organizations need a strong understanding of the techniques that are applicable to complying with the documentation, design evaluation, testing, and attestation requirements to comply with these critical Sections of the legislation.

SOX Section 302 and 404 are by far the most costly and time-consuming portions of the legislation. Organizations continue to spend millions of dollars on compliance efforts; non-compliance can result in SEC fines, sanctions and even criminal indictments. It is crucial that organizations continue to learn and evolve their SOX 404 and 302 processes and maintain an ongoing understanding of the many dynamics that impact the legislation requirements.

The Sarbanes-Oxley 404 and 302 certificate provides the learner with an in-depth and expert understanding of the technical requirements of the legislation while providing a useful framework for compliance with aspects of a top-down risk assessment, documentation, design evaluation, testing, and overall attestation. The courses cover more than just the theoretical applications that many providers promote. Ms. Fountain outlines practical and tactical steps that can be used in each phase of working through and complying with Sarbanes-Oxley section 404 and 302. You will come away from the curriculum with an expert knowledge in all aspects of the relevant sections of the legislation and be prepared to fully implement and re-evaluate compliance for your organization.

Any professional in today’s evolving business world will benefit from this timely credential. The Sarbanes-Oxley legislation has been a key to many new business and financial processes. All organizations, regardless of their status as a publically traded company or privately held company, have looked towards the legislation requirements as a “leading practice” in financial reporting. This credential will establish the learner as an expert within the field of Sarbanes-Oxley section 302 and 404.

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Duration: 25 Hours

Requirements: Basic knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley

Method: Online, anytime, any device

Testing: Unlimited online attempts of exams at end of each course. Must pass each course with a score of 70% or better to receive certification. Tests are online and not proctored.


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