Accounts Payable (AP) is the one business function that, in many organizations, is more vulnerable to fraud than any other. That is because all funds that flow out of the organization must first pass through AP. And over time, dishonest insiders and vendors have created newer and craftier methods of stealing from organizations by exploiting control weaknesses in the AP function.Result: It is more important ..
Effective and compliant computer system validation is critical to any pharmaceutical or FDA-regulated organization. Following best practices for developing a validation program that includes planning, execution and maintenance components will ensure that these efforts will meet all regulatory agency requirements and expectations. Preparedness will improve your relationship with the agency and ensure a more ..
One of the most common FDA 483 and Warning Letter citations continues to be inadequate investigations. The FDA uses the investigation reports and investigation trends to identify potential quality problems in all areas of the company. Ultimately, inadequate investigations can lead to 483 citations, Warning Letters, a release of the sub-standard product, or product recall. Furthermore, costly and time-consum..
According to Deepak Chopra and Kabir Sehgal in a post for CNBC, one way to deal with difficult people is to not take what they say personally. If you do then you both get defensive and the situation escalates.This session shows you how to deal with the event, the situation, not the person. Position yourself as a cooperator, not a competitor, working together, not against each other. Gain some quick tips and..
An entity with foreign activities may have transactions in foreign currencies or it may have foreign operations. IN either case, IFRS permits some reporting choices. The company some may present its financial statements in a foreign currency. This session will outline how to include foreign currency transactions and foreign operations in the financial statements and how to translate financial statements int..
This webinar will give a general overview of the types of deductions that employers take from an employee’s check. We will review the laws that surround all types of deductions you can take with or without employee consent along with proper calculation of the deductions. This webinar will give you the knowledge to be sure that how you process employee payroll deductions are in accordance with the law for bo..
The Proper Way to Correct I-9 Documents and Not Pay Penalties! Use New Tools Accepted by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Free for All Attendees: I-9 Correction and Storage Toolkit Accepted by DHS!I was one of 3 compliance auditors who reviewed over 7,000 I9 documents from an agricultural farm in Florida in 2012. We were hired when the company was audited for I9 document violations and the possible violation for hiring illegal immigrants. It was the start of when regulatory agencies were cracking down on immigration hiring and..
One of the most critical areas of employee relationships--and one of the biggest challenges management faces today--is conducting effective performance appraisals and determining appropriate merit increases. Learn to give performance appraisals that help motivate employees to achieve goals and increase their value to the organization. Since both managers and employees often view performance appraisals with ..
You’ve made your decision about whom to hire. You’ve gotten them excited about their new job. You’re excited about what they can bring to your team. Now what? If you’re like most good organizations, you’re doing something more. The Aberdeen Group reported that 70 percent of all organizations currently deploy some sort of onboarding program with leaders entering new roles. While this is a good thing, there i..
This webinar covers five reasons hiring practices may be ineffective or illegal or both. We will talk about “warm body” hiring and how to avoid it. We will discuss the importance of understanding the job and how well the candidate matches the requirements. We will discuss how to interview better and how to assess the candidate. The importance of background checks and their proper use will be discussed to av..
In the business world, or within your organization, you probably experience large amounts of data. Maybe the data is about your sales, customers, donations, orders, employees, vendors, expenses, or whatever it may be.Excel has many built-in functions that help you deal with that data. It is very important that you know how to use some of these functions to get the most out of your data in a time e..
Leadership is a noble profession. It all starts by mastering the leadership of self. Then you have the right to start to deliberately influence and lead others. The most effective way to lead is to set the example. You and I have deeply developed habits of behavior. First, we must discover why and how we currently handle the critical behaviors of great leadership. What is our unconscious state of mind when ..
Instrumental liquid chromatography, either as HPLC or UPLC, are common techniques in laboratories that do regulatory-compliance work. For Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) or for ISO 17025 compliance, such methods must meet certain requirements. This presentation will cover the key elements to have a compliant method.Instrumental liquid chromatography is an analysis is widely used to determine purity, the impu..
Documenting employee discussions is very tricky and at times painful activity for organizations. While it is crucial for HR for a number of reasons, it is a difficult habit for the other employees to imbibe. Documenting employee discussions is important from a legal perspective because this makes the case strong and defensible.Documentation is both the bane and the blessing for HR. It is difficult to get pe..
Training in Technical Writing must begin with the realization that it is labor intensive. Someone learns to be a Technical Writer by creating Technical Documents. Simply stated, a Technical Writer learns to do by doing.In order to “Learn to do by doing,” we must define the function of Technical Writers. Exactly what is the job of Technical Writers? Technical Writers translate complex information into clear,..