Programme - Singapore Institute of Directors

Protiviti-SAC COSO Academy presents the
Directors Workshop on COSO Frameworks
Aims to raise corporate governance standards in
Why Attend
The recently issued Guidebook for Audit Committees in Singapore (Second Edition) has recommended the
adoption of COSO Frameworks as the standard for effective internal controls and enterprise risk
management going forward.
As the COSO Frameworks is the only internationally recognized framework that integrates internal control
and risk management, the breakfast workshop offers participants a first-mover advantage to learn how the
COSO Frameworks can help their organizations raise levels of corporate governance, preserve long-term
enterprise value and facilitate effective fraud risk management.
First-of-its-kind Directors Workshop, supported by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the
Treadway Commission (COSO).
You are cordially invited to attend the first Directors Workshop on the COSO Frameworks in Singapore, to be
conducted by renowned COSO expert Keith Kawashima. This workshop, specially developed for Directors, CEOs
and CFOs, will provide an overview of the COSO Frameworks and how these fit governance and business
requirements in Singapore, and conclude with an interactive Q&A session. Participants will come away with a
better understanding of what it takes to implement the COSO Frameworks and the tools to check its
effectiveness in their organizations.
Key Speaker
Keith Kawashima has over 25 years of Finance and Accounting experience and more than 10
years of corporate experience in various Finance and Operations roles. As Chief Audit
Executive of Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized recruiting firm, Keith
successfully implemented the company’s COSO 2013 transition. He has been involved in all
aspects of a company’s internal audit function, from establishing a charter and risk-based
internal audit plan, to developing and executing work programs, as well as reporting at the audit committee and
board level. Keith is a thought leader of Internal Audit knowledge management and spearheaded Protiviti’s
highly popular COSO 2013 Webinar series. The COSO 2013 series continues to be Protiviti’s most viewed
webinar recordings, attended by more than 10,000 unique individuals around the world.
The Event
Date: Friday, 30 January 2015
Time: 8.30 am – 11.00 am
Venue: Maxwell Chambers
Cost: $70 per participant
Limited seats are available.
To avoid disappointment, please Click to Register your attendance at this important event by Friday, 23 January
2015. For more information about the workshop, contact: [email protected]
About Protiviti-SAC COSO Academy
The Protiviti-SAC COSO Academy in Singapore, launched by global risk and business consultancy Protiviti and
Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC), offers company directors, senior management executives and
practitioners access to insights and tools to better understand how the COSO Frameworks can work for their
• Introduces The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) Frameworks
and its guidance on risk management, internal controls and fraud deterrence to improve organizational
performance and governance and reduce extent of fraud in organizations
• Programs tailored for company directors to understand how COSO Frameworks can help improve
corporate governance and preserve enterprise value
• In-depth training on the implementation of the Frameworks for practitioners in the Internal Audit and Risk
Management community