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Sarbanes-Oxley Trained Professional (Corporate)

Management and Strategy Institute, In United States of America
1 year
1 year
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Course description

In the wake of corporate scandals that shook investor confidence in the early 2000s, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) emerged as a critical piece of legislation aimed at restoring trust and transparency in financial markets. Enacted in 2002, SOX introduced stringent regulations and standards for corporate governance and financial reporting, impacting businesses of all sizes. Understanding the complexities of SOX and its implications is essential for financial professionals, and obtaining a Sarbanes-Oxley Trained Professional certification can be a game-changer for individuals seeking to excel in this domain.

The Significance of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX):

SOX was born out of the need to prevent corporate fraud and protect investors. It introduced several key provisions, such as the establishment of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), rigorous internal control requirements, and increased transparency in financial reporting. These measures aimed to hold corporate executives accountable for the accuracy of financial statements and to ensure that proper controls were in place to safeguard against financial misconduct.

Obtaining a Sarbanes-Oxley Trained Professional certification offers several compelling advantages:

  • Credibility: A certification serves as tangible proof of an individual's commitment to upholding the highest standards of financial ethics and compliance. It enhances one's credibility and marketability in a competitive field.

  • Career Advancement: Many organizations seek candidates with specialized knowledge of SOX compliance. A certification can open doors to career advancement opportunities, including roles in risk management, auditing, and compliance.

  • Global Relevance: SOX principles and their impact on corporate governance extend beyond U.S. borders. A certification in this field is globally recognized, making it valuable for professionals seeking international career opportunities.

  • Ethical Leadership: By pursuing a SOX certification, individuals demonstrate their commitment to ethical financial practices, reinforcing their ability to promote ethical leadership and governance within organizations.

Who should attend?

This course includes all training material required to pass the test.  It is designed for beginners with no experience with Sarbanes-Oxley.

You will be mailed a Certificate Of Completion, as well as a letter of congratulations and two copies of our training verification letters which you can give to employers who request it. The certificate is heavy-stock, cream paper suitable for framing.

Training content

Module 1:

  • Introduction to SOX

Module 2:

  • Section 302
  • Corporate Responsibility
  • for Financial Reports

Module 3:

  • Section 401
  • Disclosures in
  • Periodic Reports

Module 4:

  • Section 404
  • Management Assessment
  • of Internal Controls

Module 5:

  • Section 409
  • Real Time Issuer Disclosures

Module 6:

  • Section 802
  • Criminal Penalties for
  • Altering Documents

Module 7:

  • Best Practices

Course delivery details

The training course is self-paced. Time to complete and fully comprehend will vary with every individual. It may take several days or weeks of study before you feel comfortable to take the final test. You may take the final exam as soon as you’re ready. You have 1 year from the date of purchase to complete the course.

Certification / Credits

Sarbanes-Oxley Trained Professional (SOTP)®

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