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COSO Enterprise Risk Management - Integrating with Strategy and Performance Logo aicpa

  COSO |   $59.00 - 169.00 |   AICPA |   Aug 2017 |   AICPA Store

The most widely recognized and applied risk management framework in the world, COSO Enterprise Risk Management - Integrating with Strategy and Performance addresses the evolution of enterprise risk management (ERM) and the need for organizations to improve their approach to managing risk to meet the demands of an evolving business environment. This new version replaces COSO Enterprise Risk Management—Integrated Framework from 2004.

This new 2017 update highlights the importance of considering risk in both the strategy-setting process and in driving performance. The first part of this updated publication offers a perspective on current and evolving concepts and applications of ERM. The second part, the Framework, is organized into five easy-to-understand components that accommodate different viewpoints and operating structures, and enhance strategies and decision-making.

In short, this update:

  • Provides greater insight into the value of ERM when setting and carrying out strategy.
  • Enhances alignment between performance and ERM to improve the setting of performance targets and understanding the impact of risk on performance.
  • Accommodates expectations for governance and oversight.
  • Recognizes the globalization of markets and operations and the need to apply a common, albeit tailored, approach across geographies.
  • Presents new ways to view risk to setting and achieving objectives in the context of greater business complexity.
  • Expands reporting to address expectations for greater stakeholder transparency.
  • Accommodates evolving technologies and the proliferation of data and analytics in supporting decision-making.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Focused framework that is easy to follow with 5 interrelated components broken up into 20 different principles
  • The principles are manageable in size, and they describe practices that can be applied in different ways for different organizations regardless of size, type, or sector. Adhering to these principles can provide management and the board with a reasonable expectation that the organization understands and strives to manage the risks associated with its strategy and business objectives.
  • Framework is future-focused and discusses several trends that entities are likely to face and will have an effect on ERM, such as:
    • Dealing with data proliferation
    • Leveraging artificial intelligence and automation
    • Managing the cost of risk management
    • Buidling stronger organizations

Who Will Benefit?

  • CFOs, CEOs, controllers, management, boards of directors

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Technical: Risk management & internal control: Risk management policies & procedures, Foundational
  • Management accounting: Technical: Risk management & internal control: Risk identification & assessment, Foundational
  • Management accounting: Technical: Risk management & internal control: Risk response & reporting, Foundational

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