Learn how to avoid COA disallowances

(The Philippine Star) - February 17, 2020 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — With the intensified campaign of both the National Government and the Commission on Audit (COA) in their thrust towards good governance, there has been a clamor for a program to address the issue of COA disallowances and to find solutions for those encountering such problems. 

To help solve these most pressing challenges, the Center for Global Best Practices is hosting a one-day special program titled, Best practices and remedies to avoid COA disallowances”, scheduled on March 20 at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Resorts World Complex, Pasay City, Philippines.

Check www.cgbp.org, for a complete list of best practices programs including What You Must Know about the Procurement Law IRR, Audit of gender and development funds, Productivity tools in the workplace, complete staff work, Duterte government’s revised PPP, Professional Conduct and Business Etiquette in the 21st century workplace and more!  

You may call landlines in Manila (+63 2) 8842-7148/ 59 and (+63 2) 8556-8968 or 69). This program is accredited by the Professional Regulations Commission. Accountants attending this training will earn CPD credit units.

The program will feature Alicia C. Manuel, CRFA, CICA, JD who was an auditor of COA for 31 years and was assigned to various branches of government including the DILG, Bureau of Fire Protection, NAPOLCOM and many more. While at COA, she was seconded to international organizations as an international consultant to World Bank, Asian Development Bank and AusAid to monitor large scale projects in various countries. She is the author of the Handbook on AFP internal auditors, 2017 and the Internal Audit Manual Province of Negros Occidental, 2019. She regularly lectures on management audit and baseline assessment report and addressing COA challenges with the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine Army, Philippine Navy and Philippine Airforce among many others. She is also a consultant at the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGeps).

Registration is open to the general public. CGBP is also accredited by the Civil Service Commission. Attendees from the government can earn points for their career advancement and are exempted from the P2,000 limit when attending training conducted by the private sectors based on DBM circular 563 dated April 22, 2016. Interested participants are encouraged to avail of the early registration savings and group discounts for three or more registrants. Seats are limited and pre-registration is required.

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