Risk management is a key driver of value creation and firm survival. In this class, we draw on the foundations of business management, organizational controls, and ethical decision-making to offer suggestions for improving firm performance and minimizing firm risk. We will discuss a myriad of topics including: organizational structure, control mechanisms and incentive systems, ethics frameworks, and more.
- Discuss key ethical issues facing executives today
- Develop organizational systems to facilitate ethical decision-making
- Examine the ethical responsibilities of accountants and attorneys
William Kline, Ph.D., CFA is an Assistant Professor of Management at Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg. He received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the Fox School of Business at Temple University. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Saint Joseph's University, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in finance from Kutztown University. He is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma International Business Honor Society, and the CFA Institute in Charlottesville, Virginia. He earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in November of 2006.
Prior to entering academia, Mr. Kline was a manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he completed valuations for mergers and acquisitions, business planning, as well as tax and financial reporting. Mr. Kline also spent time consulting at CBIZ Valuation Group, Inc. and Curtis Financial Group, a regional investment bank.
James D. Hallinan, CPA, CIA, CFSA, CBA
James Hallinan is an independent business consultant specializing in internal audit: risk management, control and governance related review services; training and development; and quality assessment. He has over 25 years of diversified corporate/ bank internal audit and related independent business consulting experience. He is well versed in virtually all major aspects of internal audit, risk/ control, and governance related engagements for community (and larger) banks, including (but not limited to): leading internal audit outsourcing programs; FDICIA and Sarbanes-Oxley internal control related design/ documentation and operating level effectiveness assessment projects; sensitive Bank Secrecy Act/ Anti-Money Laundering independent audits; high risk funds transfer operational reviews; and annual independent ALM/ IRR internal control reviews.
||Saturday, November 10th, 2018. 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST
|Where:||Penn State Abington @611 - 1475 Old York Road Abington, PA 19001
||William Kline, Ph.D., CFA and James D. Hallinan, CPA, CIA, CFSA, CBA|
||4 Ethics & 4 Management CPE
||4 Ethics & 3 Substantive CLE
||Bill Kline Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone: 267-251-3805
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