Purpose of Assignment
This assignment is critical for students to gain a fundamental understanding of identifying control deficiencies.
Describe the function of how internal controls reduce risk and how would you design controls to reduce risk?
Demonstrate control with in a risk matrix. Students will understand the development and purpose of internal control policies and procedures.
Answer each of the following in no more than 700 words.
- How would you design internal controls to reduce risk? What potential failure points can put controls at risk? Provide examples from you sample publicly traded company.
- Provide examples of the different material weakness and significant deficiency; compare and contrast these two types.
- Create and demonstrate a matrix of likelihood and magnitude of risk associated with internal control risk. Assign your examples to the matrix and support.
- Demonstrate a top down risk based approach with examples.
Cite your work and references.