EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

Monthly CPE Sessions

 

Central Ohio AGA offers monthly CPE sessions during the year.  Monthly CPE sessions range from 2 to 8 hours.

 

The cost for members is free for many of our CPE sessions, if you register in advance; walk-in registration is $10.  The cost for nonmembers is $40 for a four-hour CPE session. 

 

Please send any CPE verification requests to Education.coaga@gmail.com.

 

Upcoming Monthly CPE Sessions: 

Central Ohio AGA – Fraud Examination Practices and Ethics   

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | 1:00-3:50 p.m. ET (registration begins at 12:30) | 3 CPEs | 3 CPIM (pending approval)

This course will consist of an in-person presentation on Fraud Examination followed by a National AGA Webinar on Ethics.   

Location:       Columbus Main Library (Auditorium)

                        96 S. Grant Avenue, Columbus 43215

                       Parking is available around the building in surface lots and parking garage below

Cost:  Free to Members, $30 for Non-members

 

Registration:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fraud-examination-practices-and-ethics-registration-32538104346  

Description:

In this presentation, Dr. Charles Saunders, CFE, CIA, CCSA, CRMA, CPA (OH inactive) will touch on three aspects of preparation and practice for fraud examination professionals as included in the Forensic Accounting program at Franklin University. Dr. Saunders will also provide opportunities for questions and comments from the audience, and he encourages participation and sharing of information.

 

Speaker:

Charles T. Saunders, PhD, MA, MBA - Dr. Saunders is Chair of the Forensic Accounting, Business Forensics, and Information Systems Audit Programs at Franklin University, where he teaches courses in Forensic Accounting, Auditing, Enterprise Risk Management, and Business Psychology. Dr. Saunders is a Certified Internal Auditor with over 25 years of experience as an internal auditor with American Electric Power Company. He holds a CPA certificate (Ohio, inactive), is a Certified Fraud Examiner, and holds certifications in Control Self-Assessment and Risk Management Assurance. Dr. Saunders has more than ten years of post-secondary teaching and instructional design experience, and has taught internationally, in Poland. He serves as treasurer and faculty advisor of the Franklin University chapter of Sigma Beta Delta, international honor society in business administration. In addition, Charles has served as chairman of the Franklin University Faculty Senate Personnel Committee, and has participated as chair or member of several faculty search committees. Currently, Charles is a member if the Ross College of Business IACBE Reaffirmation Study Committee.

 

Charles earned his MBA (1987), MA (2006), and Ph.D. (2011) in Workforce Development and Education from The Ohio State University. The title of Charles’s dissertation is, “Native American Tribal Colleges and Universities: Issues and Problems Impacting Students in the Achievement of Educational Goals.” He earned a BA from Wittenberg University in 1971.

 

Charles is active professionally and in the Columbus community. He currently is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, and has served as a member of the IIA Research Foundation Committee of Research and Education Advisors. He is an academic advocate and former board member of the Columbus Chapter, Information Systems Audit and Control Association.

  

He is also an academic advocate of the Institute of Management Accountants. Charles serves as a member of the Audit and Accountability Committee of the Columbus (Ohio) School District, and as a mentor in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Project Mentor program. As an accomplished speaker and trainer, Charles has made numerous presentations to professional conferences and seminars; his most recent presentation is entitled “Compliance and Deterrence in Fraud Risk and Control” (May 2015). Charles serves as a trainer in IIA online seminars. Charles is treasurer and past president of the Mid-Day Toastmasters Club at Franklin University, and has attained the Advanced Communicator Silver and Advanced Leader Bronze Certificates, and the Leadership Excellence Award from Toastmasters International. Charles is a veteran of the United States Air Force.

Please Note:  Registration deadline is Noon on April 6, 2017.  Please register early because seats are limited.  If registered in Eventbrite, you will receive a confirmation email from Central Ohio AGA.  Member discount is subject to membership verification.

For additional information visit:  http://www.coaga.org/education%20opportunities.htm  

Cancellation Reminder: If you pre-register and find that you are unable to attend, PLEASE notify the Chair, at education.coaga@gmail.com at least 2 days prior to the event.

Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) – Study Guide III Material Review

April 24 | 8:15-4 ET | 8 CPE / 8 CPIM Credits (Pending Approval) and May 8 | 8:15-4 ET | 8 CPE / 8 CPIM Credits (Pending Approval)

 

The Central Ohio AGA is pleased to offer a review of the material covered in the CGFM Study Guide III.

 

*Please note – The CGFM Study Guide III review class will now take place over two separate days (April 24, 2017 and May 8, 2017). This is to allow sufficient time to thoroughly cover the material.  The registration covers both days of class. You only need to register one time. 

 

This session is also designed for all financial management professionals who are interested in learning more about the governmental environment at the federal, state and local level. The material covered in the review includes the Exam III content, topics, and subtopics.

 

Date: Monday, April 24, 2017 and Monday May 8, 2017.

Time: Registration 7:45 a.m. / Training 8:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location:       Ohio Department of Natural Resources Complex (Building E, room E-1)

                        2045 Morse Road, Columbus 43229

                             http://ohiodnr.gov/contact/dnr-location

                        A driver’s license or state ID is required.

Accreditation: 16 CPE / 16 CPIM (Pending Approval)

Cost: $40 members / $125 non-members – which includes a study guide ($85 value), lunch and 16 hours of CPE/ 16 CPIM credit.

Prerequisite: None

Advance Preparation: None

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Course is limited to first 30 registrants.

Registration:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/central-ohio-aga-cgfm-study-guide-3-review-registration-32295094497

 

Please Note: Registration deadline is Noon, Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Please register early because seats are limited. If registered in Eventbrite, you will receive a confirmation email from Central Ohio AGA. Member discount is subject to membership verification.

 

April 24 Topics Include:

·         Financial Management Functions

Cash Management

Investment Management

Credit Management

Acquisition Management

Property Management

Inventory and Supply Management

Financial Management Systems

·         Internal Control Concepts

 

May 8 Topics Include:

·         Financial and Managerial Analysis Techniques

·         Performance Measurement/Service Efforts and Accomplishments

·         Audit Concepts


For additional information visit:  http://www.coaga.org/education%20opportunities.htm  

Cancellation Reminder: If you pre-register and find that you are unable to attend, PLEASE notify the Chair, at education.coaga@gmail.com at least 3 days prior to the event.

For information on upcoming AGA events, or for additional information regarding the Central Ohio AGA organization, please visit our website at:  www.coaga.org .

 

For information on upcoming AGA events, or for additional information regarding the Central Ohio AGA organization, please visit our website at:  www.coaga.org .

 

Annual Professional Development Training

 

Please check out our PDT information page for additional details regarding Central Ohio AGA's Annual Professional Development Training.