COVID – 19 Business Impact Analysis
Field: Auditing | Delivery Method: Self Study | CPE Hours: 1.5
On March 27, 2020, Congress agreed to, and President Trump signed into law a $2 trillion economic relief plan. The plan will offer assistance to tens of millions of American households affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Its components include stimulus payments to individuals, expanded unemployment coverage, student loan changes, different retirement account rules and more.
Whether you are a sole proprietor or a CEO of a large multi-national organization, you are most likely considering actions your organization should be taking to preserve liquidity, communicate with customers, manage your employee’s and evaluate your supply chain. The wave of “work-at-home” and quarantine times will make the effective handling of business continuity more difficult.
As the world and all organizations continue to work through the issues created by the COVID-19 crisis, it is essential for the life of our economy that corporate and business leaders pro-actively develop processes to enable them to effectively react to the critical business impacts being seen and felt all over the world. If the economy is to recover and stabilize, business must not just react but also establish plans to “return to our new normal”. What is the new normal? Day-by-day that is changing, but just like any other business continuity process we must learn how to adapt and react.
After attending this event you will be able to:
- Understanding the new Stimulus Bill
- Managing people and human resource concerns
- Working with the supply chain
- Balance corporate liquidity
- Understand governmental, legislative and community requirements
- Examine needs for open, relevant and timely communication with stakeholders.
- Understanding technology challenges amid COVID-19.
Delivery Method: Self-Study
Consultant, CPA, CGMA, CRMA, MBA, Past Chief Audit Executive
Business Consultant, Trainer, Author
Ms. Fountain has over 40 years of experience spanning public accounting, industry accounting and consulting. Sixteen years of that experience has been in the field of internal audit, risk managment and process improvement. She is well adept to assist your organization evaluate business strategy, perform risk assessments, establish a Sarbanes-Oxley process, synergizing internal audit processes or perform process improvement projects.
As a past corporate executive Lynn has a passion for working with professionals to enhance their processes and provide leading edge education. She has authored and delivered hundreds of training courses for accounting, finance and audit professionals. Her training is filled with not just theory but real world application.
Ms. Fountain has authored three technical publications:
-Leading the Internal Audit Function
-Raise the Red Flag
-Ethics and the Internal Auditor's political dilemma
Lynn is a recognized leader in the internal audit profession as well as a recognized business professional.
Ms. Fountain obtained her BSBA from Pittsburg State University and her MBA from Washburn University in Kansas. She has active, current CPA, CGMA, and CRMA credentials.