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Post-Covid Interviewing, Speaking & Presentation Skills for Auditors, Managers & Staff

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Date(s): Dec 01, 2022
Time: 8:00AM - 4:30PM
Registration Fee: $199.00
Cancellation Date: Nov 24, 2022
Location: JOHN M. KEEL LEARNING CENTER
City: Austin
Parking Info:

Parking for SAO, Professional Development courses is in Garage B (1511 San Jacinto Blvd.). The Garage signage may read 1511 San Jacinto or Garage B. The elevator in Garage B is not reliable. If you are unable to walk the stairs, please contact the professionaldevelopment@sao.texas.gov for alternate parking arrangements. Handicapped parking is free at the meters around the downtown area.

A course coordinator will Email you a parking permit prior to the course start date. A permit must be displayed or you will be ticketed.


Course Description

In this session, we will tackle three very similar but very different skills: interviewing, speaking and presenting. All from the perspective of professional auditors and managers in government.

Participants will learn actions that enable them to build confidently on their current skills. We will also explore how to recognize and destroy the inherent barriers to our behavior and communication effectiveness.


Potential CPE Credits: 8.0

Instruction Type: Live
Experience Level: ALL
Category: Communications

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be better able to:

• Identify effective interviewing and listening techniques as they relate to the work auditors and managers perform every day

• Build the skills that are critical for Post Covid Audits

• Recognize the many presentation opportunities that pop up daily – and learn to be more present and clear during all of these moments

• Discover how to speak with precision and clarity – so that our message is heard and action is more likely to occur

• Explore lessons from effective and ineffective interview and presentation cases discussed during the program

• Identify your own action steps to improve your interviewing, presentation and speaking abilities starting right away


Prerequisites

A working knowledge of auditing, accounting, risk management, and/or internal controls is helpful but not required.


Instructors

John Hall

John J. Hall, CPA is the President of Hall Consulting, Inc., the creator of www.FraudPreventionPro.com, and the author of the award-winning book “Do What You Can! Simple Steps–Extraordinary Results”. He has been a business consultant, results coach, speaker and auditor for most of his 43-year career.  

Through live skills training programs, conference keynote presentations, business and personal results coaching, and business consulting engagements, John helps program participants and client team members:

 Identify and improve areas of exposure to business risk, wrongdoing, and fraud

·         Improve organizational and personal performance

·         Enhance the effectiveness of business processes and individual behavior

·         Improve interpersonal and communications skills

Speaking, training, coaching and consulting areas include:

·         Fraud Risk Management: prevention, deterrence, early detection and effective incident response 

·       Business keynote and conference presentations

·       Communication and interpersonal behavior skills programs, including:

 

o  Establishing business rapport and trust

o  Effective interviewing and listening

o  Speaking and presenting

o  Selling ideas and influencing others to take action

o  Leadership, collaboration and influence

o  Consulting skills for professionals

 

·         Intensive One-to-One and small group performance and results coaching

·         Board and senior management anti-fraud consulting

·         Audits of costs incurred in large construction projects and other contractor services

 In addition to operating his speaking, training and business consulting firm since 1990, he has worked in senior leadership positions in large corporations and international public accounting and consulting firms. 

John is a Certified Public Accountant (Pennsylvania). He is an active member of the National Speakers Association, the American Institute of CPAs, and the Institute of Internal Auditors.

 

Meet John

www.JohnHallSpeaker.com

www.FraudPreventionPro.com


Additional Information

TAC Rule 523.142(g) requires the CPE Sponsor to monitor individual attendance and assign the correct number of CPE credits. Participants will be asked to document their time of arrival and departure in compliance with this Rule. Additionally, attendance will be monitored throughout the day and CPE certificates will reflect actual attendance of each participant.

If you are making travel plans to come to Austin, we recommend making "refundable" air and hotel reservations or waiting until 14 days before the class to actually book your reservations. Courses are occasionally canceled or rescheduled due to low enrollment. We determine whether a course has enough participants 16 days prior to the course date. If we cancel or reschedule, we will email the participant and his or her billing contact no later than 14 days before the original class date.

Vending machines with Coca-Cola products and various snack items are available. There is also a refrigerator and microwave in our coffee bar area. Feel free to bring in your own drinks and food if you prefer.

You might want to bring a light sweater or jacket, as room temperatures vary.

To see answers to our Frequently Asked Questions, visit http://www.sao.texas.gov/training/faq.html.


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