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Q1 2018 Public Sector Advisory Risk Briefing: Effective Internal Controls for Vendor Management and Procurement

Whether it is a billion-dollar construction project or a ten-thousand dollar cleaning contract, every contract for outsourced services has risks that need to be managed to protect your organization. Most organizations rely on outside third parties to provide the goods and services they need to operate effectively. However, once you have signed a contract, do you understand the risks involved? 

Register for our Q1 Public Sector Advisory Risk Briefing to learn:

  • Key Vendor Performance Risks
  • Fraud Schemes
  • Internal Controls and How to Manage Vendor Risks
  • How to Conduct a Vendor Performance Audit
  • Case Studies

Join us as Keenan McKinney, Manager, Advisory Services at Brown Smith Wallace, will discuss how you can protect your organization from the possible risks of financial and reputational harm associated with contracting with outside third parties. Keenan has more than 20 years of internal auditing and project management experience. His primary area of expertise is assessing and testing internal controls systems, evaluating processes and working with management to develop recommendations for improvement. 

CPE Information
Date: Friday, March 2, 2018
Time: 7:45 AM to 9:00 AM CST
Location: Brown Smith Wallace
Address: 6 CityPlace Drive, St. Louis, MO 63141
Host/CPE Sponsor: Brown Smith Wallace LLP –
Delivery Method: Group Live
CPE Credits Earned: 1.0 total credit based on 50-minute hour
Fees/Costs: Free
Program Level: Overview
Field of Study: Auditing – Technical
Who Should Attend: Appropriate for professionals at all organizational levels
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Instructor(s):
Keenan McKinney – CIA, CCA – Manager, Advisory Service – Brown Smith Wallace
Joe Montes – ACDA, CFE – Manager, Advisory Service – Brown Smith Wallace

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Event Information

Friday, March 2, 2018
7:45 - 9:00 am
Brown Smith Wallace
Event Type
Live Event



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