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What is NSAC's Cooperative Learning Network?
The NSAC Cooperative Learning Network is a live, interactive webinar, and you can attend from any location with internet and/or telephone access. NSAC members can attend an unlimited number of CLNs at no charge!

Each Cooperative Learning Network will have one or more speakers who are recognized experts on the topic. CLNs typically include a Q&A session where participants can ask questions live or by chat. No advance preparation or prerequisites are required, unless otherwise stated in the course information. Attendees are able to download copies of the slides and/or handouts and are provided a link to view the recording (unless the description states the session will not be recorded). These tools help continue your learning experience after the session.

CPE Credits
The National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives (NSAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor (#103068) of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based.

CLN Policies
Refunds for CLNs are not provided. All registrant will be provided with a link to the PODCast which can be viewed if they are unable to participate. Note PODCasts are not eligible for CPE credit.

For more information regarding refund, complaint and/or CLN cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (937) 222-6707 or info@nsacoop.org.

What does my registration include? Your registration includes long-distance charges for the audio portion and log-in to the video presentation.

All handouts and presentation files are downloadable and may be printed out or saved to the participant's computer once they are logged in to the course meeting room.

A single registration for the CLN will include one Certificate of Attendance.

Every attendee must have a separate registration.

Why NSAC Cooperative Learning Networks?

Fast.
No wasted time. Get right to the heart of the matter in a course designed to easily fit into your busy schedule.

Convenient.
No travel. No time out of the office. Listen and follow along from the comfort and convenience of your desk, device or conference room.

Easy.
An internet connection through a computer, device and/or telephone are all the equipment you need.

CLNs are ideal for individuals needing current information focused on Cooperatives.

Members can attend unlimited sessions for no additional fee.

Nonmembers are required to pay a nonmember fee.

Affordable.
NSAC Cooperative Learning Networks are free for members and available to non members at a fraction of the cost of travel and attendance fees for other high-priced conferences or seminars.

For more information contact the National Office at 937-222-6707 or email to: info@nsacoop.org

Cooperative Learning Network

Hand in the Cookie Jar?
Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Time: 02:00 PM ET / 01:00 PM CT / 12:00 PM MT / 11:00 AM PT [Prevailing Time]
Approximate Duration: 60 minutes
Presenter(s): Julie Desimone, CPA Partner Moss Adams LLP
Objective: Upon completion, participants will be able to identify fraud risks in their utility.
Upon completion, participants will be able to identify key controls to address fraud risks in their utility.
Upon completion, participants will understand key changes that should be considered in a virtal environment.
Field of Study: Auditing
Program Level: Basic
CPE Credit: 1 Credit Hour
Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Course Description
Fraud is something that occurs in every business. Gaining an understanding of fraud risks in your utility and how to design and implement controls to timely identify when someone has their hand in the cookie jar is essential, especially with many utilities changing to a more virtual control environment. This course will discuss fraud risks, control recommendations and changes that may need to be made to ensure a strong control environment.

Presenter Bio(s)
Julie is the leader of the Moss Adams’s Power, Utilities and Renewable Energy Practice, providing auditing, accounting, and consulting services for over 20 years. She serves clients in the energy and utility industry, including renewable energy companies. Specific areas of focus include: industry analysis, advanced utility accounting, contracting, internal control evaluation, litigation support, and relationship management. Julie currently serves on the firm’s executive committee and recruiting program, and has served on the firm’s audit task force. She has worked on projects with both the Financial Standards Accounting Board and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board and is a regular speaker on technical, operational and industry related issues in the renewable energy and utility industry. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants and a Board Member of the Washington State University Business Advisory.

Registration

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Registrations are completed on-line. Include the name(s) of the course(s) for which you would like to register and the email address of the primary registrant, to which program information should be forwarded. Log-in details will be emailed to primary registrants one day prior to each course.


Fees and Payment Procedures

  • The fee for each primary NSAC member participant login location is complimentary.
  • The fee for each primary non-member participant login location is $56.00.
  • Each primary registration includes one CPE certificate.
  • Non-members must pay online, or prior to the session.
  • Every attendee is required to have a primary registration.

Delivery System

  • All programs will be delivered using the Zoom platform for CLN’s. Registrants will receive login instructions in advance by email and the virtual meeting room will open 20 minutes prior to the CLN start time. We recommend participants log-in 15 minutes prior to the start, allowing enough time to download and print any documents you wish to have available during the session presentation. It is recommended that you test your computer prior to attending a meeting.
  • All participants should have Internet access (high speed access recommended but not required) and an audio connection via either speakers or phone.
  • Assistance is available with procedural, downloading or connection issues 20 minutes prior to the start of the presentation.

Refund Policy

NSAC will not issue refunds for a Cooperative Learning Network registration. If a registrant is unable to participate in the Cooperative Learning Network, registrant will be given a credit toward another CLN or he/she will receive a link to the session’s Webcast.

Tip: Viewing the Webcast does not qualify for CPE credit.

Log Ins

Participants can log-into a course 20 minutes prior to the start time of the session. If available, you may then download related files. Course materials will also be sent via email to all registered attendees, within 72 hours of the CLN, unless otherwise noted. If you experience difficulty downloading please call our office at (937) 222-6707 or email info@nsacoop.org. For those registrants who may experience difficulty logging in to the video portion of the Cooperative Learning Network session, the audio can still be accessed by phone.

Webcasts:

Webcasts are available within three business days after the CLN. CPE is not available for viewing of the recorded session.

Additional Information

For more information regarding this series or administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact the NSAC National offices, 136 S. Keowee St., Dayton, OH 45402, 937-222-6707, email: info@nsacoop.org

The National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives (NSAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org