Essential Project Investment Governance and Reporting

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Preventing Project Fraud and Ensuring Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
By Steven C. Rollins, PMP, & Richard B. Lanza, CPA, CFE, PMP
Hardcover, 6×9, 248 pages
ISBN: 1-932159-26-6
January 2005

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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.

Key Features

  • Provides risk management processes and tools for controlling corporate objective delivery and preventing fraud in project investments
  • Identifies the key, must-follow accounting and audit standards and includes structured project reporting examples, business cases, assessment tools, and checklists
  • Illustrates how the Project Management Office and Internal auditors can collaborate to minimize project misstatements and fraud throughout the project life cycle, while also accelerating project delivery
  • Features a project roadmap that you can apply to your organization within a Program/Project Management Office that enables proper fraud control at the project level
  • WAV offers numerous free downloadable tools such as a project fraud management policy, risk management plan, project fraud and risk assessment checklists, decision analysis tools, and an MS Project PMO roadmap for implementing SOX 404 — available from the Web Added Value™ Download Resource Center

About the author(s)

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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