Essential Project Investment Governance and Reporting: Preventing Project Fraud and Ensuring Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

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J. Ross Publishing, Jan 15, 2005 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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Official reference material for the Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)SM Credential Examination

Many businesses are not properly considering the risks inherent in reporting project investments in compliance with the new Sarbanes-Oxley federal law. This represents a very real threat to these organizations, their senior executives and project managers. This book introduces proactive best processes for ensuring proper financial reporting of project investments and techniques for preventing, detecting, and managing the risks of fraud in projects. The authors provide a roadmap for implementing a project fraud policy that will ensure corporate governance compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.

 

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Contents

The New World of Corporate Governance
3
Project Failure and Possible Fraud Case Study
17
Reference
30
Questions
44
Understanding Internal Control and Using It as a Model
47
References
62
Questions
73
References
89
Creating a Safety Net for the Project Teams
148
Questions
156
Questions
168
Questions
175
Searching for Project Fraud within the Project
176
Questions
193
The Executive Proposal for SarbanesOxley Section 404
213
PMO Roadmap for Implementing SarbanesOxley
228

References
102
Specific Responses to Key Project Fraud Risks with
103
Reference
119
Questions
130
Questions
140
Summary
237
List of SarbanesOxley Act Sections
243
Project Fraud Management Policy Template
249
Index
255
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About the author (2005)

Steven Rollins, PMP, MBA, is a well-known expert in Enterprise Program/Project Management Office, a best-selling author, and CEO of the ALLPMO Network Inc. 

Richard Lanza, CPA, CFE, PMP, is a Project Management/PMO expert, Certified Fraud Examinar, Editor of the Sarbanes-Oxley Journal, and Manager of Internal Auditing for Toys ‘R’ Us.

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