CPE Self-Study
Oversight of Corporate Culture: A Core Asset in Driving Performance
Behavioral Ethics
Online + Video: 2.0
Led by an expert panel, this program highlights leading practices on assessing and strengthening a company's corporate culture, including how culture impacts strategy, risk, and performance.

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Who Will Benefit?

  • External/Internal Auditors
  • Board Members
  • Financial Executives, and Compliance Officers
  • Finance teams
  • Accounting and Auditing Academics

Key Topics

  • Corporate Culture
  • Embedding Culture into Strategy
  • Performance and Culture Metrics

Learning Objectives

  • Identify ways that organizations can define culture and leverage it as a corporate asset
  • Differentiate the oversight responsibilities of audit committees, members, company management and internal auditors
  • Identify leading practices on assessing and strengthening a company's corporate culture

Sound corporate culture is a cornerstone of fraud deterrence and detection. This Anti-Fraud Collaboration program will highlight leading practices on assessing and strengthening a company’s corporate culture. The expert panel will share actionable recommendations that organizations can implement to deter fraud and misconduct. They will also address oversight responsibilities of audit committees, management, and internal auditors. This program will cover how culture impacts strategy, risk, and performance, expanding on insights contained in a 2017 NACD Blue Ribbon Commission report, Culture as a Corporate Asset.

Video Description

In this 90 minute video, Cindy Fornelli, the Executive Director of the Center for Audit Quality leads a discussion about leading practices on assessing and strengthening a company’s corporate culture. The Anti-Fraud Collaboration has assembled subject matter experts to discuss oversight responsibilities of audit committee members, company management, and internal auditors while providing actionable recommendations that organizations can implement to deter fraud and misconduct.¬† Panelists include the following:¬† Mark Carawan, Chief Compliance Officer, Citigroup; Brenda J. Gaines, Audit Committee Chair, Tenet Healthcare Corp.; Gilly Lord, Head of Regulatory Affairs and Audit Strategy & Transformation, PwC; ¬†and Paul L. Walker, Schiro/Zurick Chair in Enterprise Risk Management, St. John’s University.

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Center for Audit Quality Anti-Fraud Collaboration

The Anti-Fraud Collaboration, comprised of the Center for Audit Quality, Financial Executives International, the National Association of Corporate Directors, and The Institute of Internal Auditors, promotes the deterrence and detection of financial reporting fraud through the development of thought leadership, awareness programs, educational opportunities, and other resources targeted to the unique roles and responsibilities of the primary participants in the financial reporting supply chain. For more information, visit www.AntiFraudCollaboration.org.


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CPE credits
Online + Video
: 2.0
NASBA Field of Study
Behavioral Ethics
Must have a basic understanding of corporate management, internal controls, corporate governance, and fraud deterrence and detection.
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
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