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..
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..
Computerized systems are used throughout the life sciences industry to support various regulated activities, which in turn generate many types of electronic records. These electronic records must be maintained according to regulatory requirements contained within FDA’s 21 CFR Part 11 for US jurisdictions and Eudralex Volume 4 Annex 11 for EU jurisdictions.One of the requirements for such compliance is the g..
The internal audit profession is very similar to other professions; very resistant to change. When one of our profession’s main goals is to promote efficiency and effectiveness, we have to be more adept at adjusting and being open-minded to change. Audit2020 is a course that takes an in-depth look at the accepted practices inherent in internal audit and critically analyses each piece, identifying ways to en..
Internal audits are not just an important requirement for effective corporate governance – they are intended to show compliance with various domestic and international laws and regulations. Audits are also a fundamental tool of risk management. The auditor assures alignment with prescribed practices and is at the front line in evaluating control systems, testing, measurement and more. Auditors asses the acc..
Successful business continuity planningInvolves the entire organization Requires clear and consistent communication Encompasses how employees will communicate, where they will go, and how they will keep doing their jobsPrepares the organization for disruptive eventsWhy is BCP Important? 61% of companies surveyed had to invoke their BCP 43% had to invoke it more than onceKey Causes: Natural Disaster, Power O..
The various regulatory agencies have expectations that pharmaceutical manufacturers will demonstrate control over their manufacturing processes, validations, and documentation. Quality auditing is the process of checking whether these organizations have implemented what they have stated in written procedures and whether their people are doing what the organizations procedures state they will do.Learning Obj..
This webinar focuses on fraud in the corporate environment. It reiterates some of the authoritative CPA literature related to fraud. It is, however, equally important to non-CPAs (e.g. internal auditors, corporate departmental managers, senior management, board members). It provides a basic understanding of fraud-related definitions and requirements. In particular, it separates the fraud discussion between:..
Laboratories need to transition technologies all of the time. From new ways to perform assays to outdated technology, to new equipment pushes to the various needs of end-users, assays need to switch between technologies on a regular basis. One needs to be able to easily and robustly transition assays from one technology to another. With this seminar, you will be able to fully understand how your essay is cu..
Paying employees is one of the biggest expenses for a company. Any company that has employees is required to withhold and pay payroll taxes. In addition to what you withhold from an employee, there are taxes that you as an employer must pay. The size of your business, where you are located, where your employees live and work; all of these things factor into what you must withhold from employee’s wages and w..