Event Detail

Topic: Emerging Stronger After COVID – 19

Dates: You must attend all sessions for full CPE credit

Session 1: August 3, 2021  from 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Session 2: August 10, 2021 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Session 3: August 17, 2021 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Session 4: August 24, 2021 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Topic: Emerging Stronger After COVID – 19

CPE Credit: CPE Units: Eight (8)

Cost: $100 Members / $150 Nonmembers


Description: This class will be both internal control and fraud related and include the major lessons learned in going virtual, using technology in new ways and will include for the live discussion ways in which each participant learned how to perform better with modern technology. Environmental, social, and governance reporting’s [ESG] growing significance in the post COVID new world order proposed by the World Economic Forum will be discussed as well as the “group think” as opposed to individual rights discussions post COVID are molding our world. The new skill sets for CFO’s will be discussed as well. The ethical implications of this question will be pondered: “Is getting the vaccine an individual decision or should “herd immunity” be mandated?” 2 Hours of ethics credit will be included.

Speaker: Mr. Steve Blake, CPA, CFE, CICA
Steve Blake came to South Carolina in May, 1983. He is an honor graduate of Southern College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. He is a member of the Special Review Committee of the Government Finance Officers Association, for which he reviews comprehensive annual financial reports for the Certificate of Achievement Program. Steve has extensive experience with audits of State and local governmental entities, agencies of State and local government, non-profit entities, colleges and universities, federal and state grant programs. Steve is also a member of the Government Finance Officers Association of South Carolina and the South Carolina Association of CPA’s. Steve works with governmental and non-profit clients in providing attestation and training services. Besides being a CPA Steve holds the following additional certifications: Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Internal Control Auditor and Chartered Global Management Accountant.