Why audit? We will either be the auditor or be audited. We must understand internal control and the management of risk. The management of risk is everyone’s responsibility.
Report Requirements
Report Content 

This report fulfills the request of your supervisor who      is completing a project on these key issues, including certifications and      the roles fraud detection and deterrence, as well as internal control      serve, to meet the goals of the organization.
Following your review of course materials in Week 8,      use the websites below to create a report of at least one page for each of      the three topics: fraud detection and deterrence, internal control, and      certifications.
Relate these topics to our course material for      Principles of Accounting I.
The goal is to research, consider, and report what you      know about these topics.
Consider the question and decide: what would you want      to know? 

Report Topics

Fraud Detection and Deterrence
Internal Control: COSA
Certifications: CFE, CIA, and CISA

Report Layout

Always include your name and a descriptive title in the      file name.
Create, save, and submit a Microsoft Word document that      covers the topics listed below and consists of one page (one page usually      has at least 300 words) for each topic. 
Your report should be adequate. Fewer than three pages      is not long enough; seven pages is too long. Ideally, you will end up with      a three-page (three pages usually have at least 900 words) report not      including the title or reference page. 
Report is expected to have at least three-pages not      including the title or reference page. Fewer than three pages is not long enough;      seven pages is too long.
Include your name and a descriptive title in the file      name.
Your report should be single-spaced, with double      spacing between paragraphs.
Use headers within the document. 

Report Structure

You are writing a business report, not double-spaced      academic papers.
This is not a business proposal, and it is not a casual      reflective report. 
Tell a story. 
Explain the concepts.
You are building your vocabulary.
Spell check. Write, read, and edit. Take care with      word selection and sentence structure.
Use APA style for citations and create a works cited      list. Include website references.
You can use the above concepts, particularly the      paragraph on “”Why audit?”” without reference. A good item for      your works cited list: UMUC ACCT 220 Course Materials.
Similar to all submissions for this class, use your own      words. 
Show what you know!