What you'll learn

  • Enable the audit committee to play a more strategic role
  • Improve audit committee effectiveness
  • Strategy and financial reporting
  • Transparency and investor communication
  • Risk management
  • Audit committee processes

Course description

As the focus on corporate governance and oversight has grown, so has the complexity of regulatory challenges facing audit committees. This virtual 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. You will emerge from this live online program equipped to grapple with the understanding of how audit committees can deal with the new business environment created by the COVID-19 crisis.

The curriculum addresses the core responsibilities of audit committees as well as the emerging area of risk management. You will learn how to strengthen internal control systems and ensure that your company's strategy is reflected in its financial reporting. The program includes a focus on the emerging issues resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. Through a rich learning experience that includes faculty presentations, case studies, and small group discussions, you will explore four key areas critical to effective audit committees.

Associated Schools

  • Harvard Business School

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