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Internal Control System & Responsibilities


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This course will be delivered on-site in Marshall Islands.

Registration for this course is invitation-only. Please email us for additional details.

This course is closed to the public and designed for government finance and accountability professionals in the Republic of the Marshall Islands.

Course Description

This 3-day course introduces the internal control system and the role that each person plays in that system. A refresher in the internal control framework is provided along with a review of common high-risk areas and the controls used to address those areas.

The structure of this course calls for 3 days 5-hour sessions over the course of a week.  Please note we will have an hour lunch break from noon - 1:00 p.m.

Event will learn icon What You Will Learn

After successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the components of the COSO internal control framework.
  • Understand management’s responsibility for implementing and maintaining an adequate internal control system.
  • Understand each employee’s responsibility for compliance with internal controls.
  • Discuss and use tools to establish, properly document, maintain, and adhere to a good system of internal control.

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Financial reporting and accounting personnel from governmental departments, agencies, and component units.  Auditors.


Tuition Fees - With funding support from the Republic of Marshall Islands Ministry of Finance, courses are available free of charge for RMI government accountability professionals. The course fee is waived and there is no cost to register and attend. Professionals who do not meet the above criteria, please contact [email protected].

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For all on-site training in the insular areas, the Graduate School USA's Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) works closely with local training hosts to ensure that participants, instructors, and training support staff enjoy a safe learning experience. Please note the following:

  • Full details of PITI-VITI's health and safety guidelines are available here.
  • Local health and safety guidelines for the government of Marshall Islands, which will be hosting this training, is available at http://rmihealth.org/.
  • Please contact PITI-VITI Admin at [email protected] with any questions or concerns.










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Course Dates and Times

  • Day 1

    June 19, 2023 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Day 2

    June 20, 2023 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Day 3

    June 21, 2023 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
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CPEs - 15 Credit Hours

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On-Site, Marshall Islands

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World Bank Training Room. Marshall Island Development Bank Level 4, Room 405, Marshall Islands

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Course Description


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Susan Murphy

Jeanne Yamamura

Reno, NV

Dr. Yamamura (CPA, PhD) brings to more than thirty years of experience in industry and academia to the PITI-VITI training team. She is licensed as a CPA in California and Nevada, and teaches a variety of custom-built courses to Pacific and Virgin Islands professionals.

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