Upcoming Events Sponsored by The Construction Audit and Cost Control Institute

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The Construction Audit and Cost Control Institute (CAACCI) will offer two popular construction audit and fraud seminars November 12-13, 2012. We will also debut an “advanced content” construction audit best practices roundtable and workshop December 10-12, 2012.

Construction Audit and Fraud Training

The Construction Audit and Cost Control Institute offers construction audit and fraud training that enhance your organization’s ability to effectively audit and control construction costs. These seminars provide an opportunity for attendees to discuss solutions for today’s challenges in auditing and controlling construction costs. Participants of these courses have reported success when applying lessons learned in these seminars in their construction project(s).

Effective Auditing of Construction Activity – November 12-13, Dallas, Texas
Rich Townsend, a distinguished leader in the construction audit field and President of the consulting firm R. L. Townsend & Associates, will lead “Effective Auditing of Construction Activity.” This two-day seminar provides auditors with insight on how to partner with their management teams to conduct effective audits of their organization’s construction activity. Specific “how-to” construction audit techniques and other industry specific information will enhance attendees’ ability to identify and develop potential cost avoidance and cost recovery. The course will also help auditors identify opportunities for key process improvements and contract administration.
Construction Audit Seminar Information and Registration- Registration Fee: $1,195

Construction Fraud: Detection, Prevention & Response – November 12-13, Dallas, Texas
Recognized authority on fraud-related training Courtenay Thompson, President of Courtenay Thompson & Associates, will direct “Construction Fraud: Detection, Prevention & Response.”    This construction fraud seminar provides solutions. Protection against construction fraud is more than assuring accurate billing. Fraud may involve trusted insiders in collusion with contractors, or it may be the contractors themselves, as in recent bid rigging cases. Fraud can impact projects from start to finish. Corruption, kickbacks, conflicts of interest, performance issues, and predatory billing practices are common forms of construction fraud. Political considerations and relationships combine with the very nature of construction projects to make fraud difficult to detect and even harder to handle. This course raises awareness and provides practical tools for prevention, detection and response.
Construction Fraud Seminar Information and Registration - Registration Fee: $1,195

Construction Audit Best Practices Roundtable and Workshop – December 10-12, San Antonio, Texas
Over the years, our seminar customers have continually requested a seminar or workshop program that affords our seminar alumni advanced learning opportunities. Our new “advanced content and concepts” Construction Audit Best Practices Roundtable and Workshop is designed to provide committed construction audit professionals with the opportunity to explore specific challenges and collaboration with colleagues. In a roundtable format, you will have the opportunity to share experiences, plans, best practices and concerns for the future. This event combines presentations by the moderators with contributions from guest speakers and participants. Ample opportunity will be provided for Q & A.
Construction Audit Roundtable Information and Registration
Early Registration Fee: $1,295 before 10/15

The Construction Audit and Cost Control Institute, Inc. (CAACCI) of Dallas, Texas was created in 2008 by R. L. Townsend & Associates and Courtenay Thompson & Associates as a resource to share information and solutions for today’s challenges in construction auditing and construction cost control. CAACCI members include project management and construction audit representatives from a wide range of private and public organizations.

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