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Construction Audit Series - Construction Project Risk

  • Accountant
  • CPA (CA)
  • CRMA
  • CPA/CFF
  • CFE
  • CGAP
  • CGFM
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • CA - ICAEW
  • IAP
  • QIAL
  • ACCA
  • CBA/MCBA
  • CA - Ireland
  • CA - Scotland
  • CPA - Ireland
  • CFIRS
  • CWS

Published: May, 2022

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Overview

  • What is Construction risk?
    13 mins
  • What makes it chaos
    19 mins
  • Some unforeseen risks
    33 mins
  • Other investment appraisal risks
    53 mins
  • Project operations risk
    80 mins

Course Description

US Bureau of Labour Statistics shows that as of January 2020, there were $7.59M people working in the construction industry. In addition, data from the Association of General Contractors of America shows that the construction industry has more than 600,000 employers in the US and creates nearly $1.3 trillion worth of structures each year. 

Undergoing a construction project comes with its inherent risk. And each project is unique in its rights. But where do you begin to define the risks?

Inherent risks are those that exist based on the general characteristics of the project. These are risks that can appear regardless of the specific nature of the project. None of the inherent risks mean that the project is in trouble. Many of these risk factors will be rated as low or medium-level risks. Even if you identify an inherent risk as high, other project factors will come into play as well.

In this CPE webinar, we will look at the CARE © methodology developed by the speaker Denise Cicchella to identify risk and be able to define project success.

Construction is a risky business. Each construction project is unique and comes with its own set of challenges and opportunities. Identifying and managing construction project risks can be tricky, but not impossible with careful planning and execution.

This CPE Auditing webinar will give students the foundation needed to properly define project risk. Even projects that rely on project managers to assign the risk will be surprised. It will touch on internal controls to get with risks but taking the Project Controls course will be more in-depth.

This webinar is a part of the Construction Audit Series by Denise Cicchella!

Learning Objectives

  • To discuss the basic risks inherent risks associated with any project.
  • To analyze how the risks interact with one another.
  • To analyze how to prioritize risk.
  • To discuss how to have an intelligent conversation with management about project exposure.

Recommended For

  • The Online continuing education webinar is recommended for CPAs, CMAs, CIAs, QIALs, IAPs, CFFs, CFFs, MAFFs, CRMA, Fraud Analyst, Fraud Examiner, Fraud Investigator, Fraud Professionals, Risk Managers, Young CPA, and other professionals interested in learning more about construction projects and risks associated with it.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Auditors
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Valuation Analysts
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 2 General Credit of Auditing for Accountant/Bookkeeper/Tax Professionals
  • 2 CPD Credit of Accounting & Auditing for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)
  • 2 CPD Credit of Auditing for Certified Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Internal Auditing for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Business Appraiser/Master Certified Business Appraiser (CBA/MCBA)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 2 CPD Credit for CA - ICAEW
  • 2 CPD Credit for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • 2 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Ireland (CAI)
  • 2 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Scotland
  • 2 CPD Credit for CPA - Ireland

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    2
  • Instructional Method :
    QAS Self Study
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Denise Cicchella

Founder & CEO, Auspicium

Denise Cicchella is a recognized expert in construction audit, protecting owners from the overpayment of construction costs due to error, negligence or fraud.

Dense is a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Construction Auditor, Project Management Professional and Fellow of the Life Management Institute. She holds an MBA in International Business from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a BBA in Accounting from Loyola University.  She is the Founding President of the New York/New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Construction Auditors. She has audited and led audit teams for small construction project as well as multi billion dollar projects.

She is an experienced trainer and can often be seen teaching domestically and internationally.

About Company

Auspicium

www.auspicium.com

Auspicium was founded as a management consulting firm specializing in audit, real estate management, facilities management and Construction Audit and construction audit cost recovery. We specialize in consulting, fraud examination, risk assessment, and training. Our founder is a recognized leader in the field and has spoken for private companies as well as for The Instiute of Internal Auditors and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

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Ratings and Review

4.3

18 Ratings

Excellent

11

Very Good

3

Average

3

Poor

1

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JS

John Sparling, CPA (US)

Apr 25th, 2022

Excellent program

NK

Nina Kvartek-zadotti, CPA (US)

Mar 30th, 2022

Overall, I am grateful for the experience of the webinar. However, despite the presenter being knowledgeable in the subject matter, she appeared very distracted during certain periods. Examples include handing items to someone off camera, leaving the webinar momentarily and dogs barking in the background. This was only a 2 hour webinar so it provided an unprofessional atmosphere.

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