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Internal Control Fundamentals (2 hours - morning) – Webcast


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2.0 Credits

Member Price $95.00

Non-Member Price $110.00


AU-C Section 315 requires the auditor to gain an understanding of the entity and its environment and the entity's internal controls in order to design appropriate audit procedures. This course will review the key requirements of COSO which is one of the most widely used internal control frameworks. We'll also review the limitations of internal controls. Additionally, this course will introduce the risk assessment process and the various audit procedures to evaluate controls and to determine whether to test the operating effectiveness of controls.

YELLOW BOOK: May qualify for Yellow Book CPE based on your unique audited entity.

OSCPA has partnered with the Washington Society of CPAs for this event.


  • COSO
  • Internal Controls

Designed For

Professionals responsible for evaluating the design and implementation of internal control.


  • Describe the five components of COSO
  • Recall the limitations of internal controls


Leader Bios

Melisa Galasso, CEO, Galasso Learning Solutions LLC

Melisa F. Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with nearly 20 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing topics, including not-for-profit and governmental accounting.

Her passion is providing high-quality CPE that is meaningful, creates efficiencies and improves quality, and positively impacts ROI. She also supports essential professional development, audit level training, and train the trainer efforts.

Melisa is a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and has earned the Association for Talent Development Master Trainer™ designation. Her passion for instructional design and adult learning techniques is one of the differentiators that set her apart from other CPE providers.

She also serves on the FASB's Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), AICPA Council, and the VSCPA's Board of Directors. She previously served on the AICPA's Technical Issues Committee (TIC) and is a past-Chair of the NCACPA's A&A committee.  In addition, Melisa authors the AICPA's State and Local Government Guide and serves as a SME for the Center for Plain English Accounting.

Melisa is a 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year Award recipient and was honored as a "40 under 40" by CPA Practice Advisor in 2017, 2018, and 2019. She was also named the 2019 Rising Star by her regional NAWBO chapter, received the Don Farmer award for achievement in technical content instruction, and earned several other awards for public speaking and technical training.


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Non-Member Price $110.00

Member Price $95.00