Many organizations are far from where they want and need to be with improving performance, and they apply intuition, rather than hard data, when making decisions. Enterprise performance management (EPM) is now viewed as the seamless integration of managerial methods such as strategy execution with a strategy map and its companion balanced scorecard (KPIs) and operational dashboards (PIs); enterprise risk ma..
You will learn all about how to start the analysis process, how the FASB and SEC operate together and where you can find audited financial statements, and how to retrieve them. We will cover the auditor’s opinions and what they mean. We will discuss the objectives of analysis management, learn tools and techniques such as common sizing financial statements and trend analysis. We will cover the five categori..
A brief introduction into the FDA 483 and its use. Responding and responding appropriately is extremely important. This is not an advanced course on 483 response but a recommended approach to best position your company to prevent even worse FDA regulatory measures. All pharmaceutical and medical device facilities who need to know how to react to FDA 483s. Properly responding to FDA observations will make or..
This webinar will provide an in-depth understanding of the Federal False Claims Act, Federal Anti-Kickback, and Stark laws, and discuss how marketing activities can trigger either or both.This program will review the Federal False Claims Act and its various elements. It will examine what it covers and how it works, what is required to prove a false claim, who can bring an action under the Act, its damages, ..
Antidumping (AD) occurs when foreign manufacturers sell goods in the United States less than fair value, causing injury to the U.S. industry. AD cases are company specific; the duty is calculated to bridge the gap back to fair market value.Countervailing duties (CVD) cases are established when a foreign government provides assistance and subsidies, such as tax breaks to manufacturers that export goods to th..
Appraising Credibility, Reaching Conclusions & Writing the Investigative Report: Steps to Minimize Harassment Liability
Writing the investigative report actually begins from the very beginning of your investigation and continues throughout the process. This webinar will discuss the intricacies of writing the critical final report of your investigation that may be discoverable (all documents that must be provided to opposing counsel in case of a lawsuit) if an employee files a formal charge with the EEOC or your state’s human..
Highlights will include an intro to what to do on an audit, how to be ready, what is fair game for review, critical documents required, vital Food Safety Plan, focus on hazards or Hazard Analysis Risk Preventative Controls (HARPC), Supply chain Preventative Controls and importance of managing the audit, sampling, swabbing, warnings and wrap up meeting.Key FSMA Audit takeaway points would include: New FSMA r..
FDA implemented the new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), including the hazard analysis and risk-based preventive in 2016 to help industry manage potential hazards in producing safe food products. FSMA places primary responsibility on the owners and operators of food facilities to identify and control hazard risks, and intentionally grants facilities considerable flexibility in desig..
To gain the Peace of Mind – knowing that all of your I-9’s are correct, you are using the most up to date form and no penalties will be issued in the event of an ICE audit. With over 17 years in business, the presenter has conducted hundreds of I-9 audits. Of those, one organization was 100% correct. That’s a very low percentage rate. Compliance is not difficult if you know what you are doing.Areas CoveredL..
We will discuss what artificial intelligence is and why machine learning, a particular type of artificial intelligence, is changing the law we practice law. We will provide examples of how artificial intelligence is changing the law. We will then turn to various legal and ethical issues raised by the increased use of AI.Areas CoveredWhat is Artificial Intelligence?Machine Learning / Deep LearningAI Usage To..
In this practical webinar, you will learn about the latest developments in Artificial Intelligence and get a glimpse into the future, as additional legal tasks get automated.Upon course completion, you will be able to:Define “machine learning”Describe how machine learning is already being used by law firmsEvaluate how Artificial Intelligence is changing legal jobsConsider the ethical implications of Artific..
This course will provide an overview of the requirements for aseptic and bulk manufacturing operations, including facility design, contamination controls, and acceptable personnel behaviors.Cleanroom classifications and the techniques for proper cleaning and disinfection are presented; along with a high-level overview of microbiology in regards to cleanroom environmental monitoring and the associated impact..
Asset Based Lending: Policy and Underwriting Guidance for Borrowing Base Lending on Receivables and Inventory
Asset-based lending (often referred to as “ABL”) is a form of commercial lending designed to finance safely the working capital needs of a borrower whose cash flow may not support debt repayment. Like other commercial loans, cash flow is the primary repayment source for an asset-based loan but with a stronger reliance on the company's assets as collateral and firmer control over the receipts of the collater..
It can be difficult to maintain a positive attitude when dealing with stressful situations and pressing deadlines, but choosing to do so can play a big role in career success and stress reduction.Attitude, whether it is positive or negative, can be contagious. A positive one motivates others, reduces stress, increases quality and productivity, creates teamwork, and encourages creative thinking.Your team m..
This webinar explores what it means to be trusted, how to give advice, and what it takes to be an advisor. We start by looking at behaviors and organizational challenges that auditors exhibit or face. From expected roles and responsibilities to tradition to regulator dependence, auditors must deal with several influences that seem to deter progress in this area.We then provide a profile of what a trusted ad..