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Purchasing Cards - Overcoming risks and creating an effective program

Thursday, 01 February 2018  10:00 AM PST, 01:00 PM EST

Training Duration = 60 min                  Sponsored by Online Compliance Panel

Click Here to register $200.00

Click Here to register and receive CD recording $400.00

Purchasing cards can be a valuable tool for any organization but carry some inherent risks and challenges. Fraud and Rogue purchasing risks are real and prevent some companies from expanding their purchasing card programs.

During this webinar, we will discuss how to develop an effective purchasing card program that proactively addresses the most common problems that are experienced. We will review best practices around purchasing card administration, auditing, and usage. Join us and share your own experiences as well as ask questions during this interactive session.

Learning Objectives:

  • Determining how purchasing cards fit within the overall organization strategy
  • Components of a successful purchasing card program
  • Implementing proper purchasing card controls
  • How to identify highest risk transactions including Cybercrime
  • Types of risk including fraud and misuse
  • Auditing techniques
  • Internal controls and governance
  • Discussion of types of purchasing cards available
  • How to avoid common purchasing card fraud
  • Develop effective purchasing card policies

Why Should You Attend:

If your organization is reluctant to implement or expand a purchasing card program, this webinar will recommend simple yet effective controls that can overcome these concerns. The course will help attendees determine how purchasing cards fit within the overall organization strategy and discuss components of a successful purchasing card program.

Further, the webinar will also discuss implementing proper purchasing card controls and highlight pointers that can help you identify high risk transactions (including cybercrime). The course instructor will highlight the types of purchasing cards available and best practices to avoid common purchasing card fraud.


  • Why use purchasing cards
  • Roles and responsibilities in purchasing card programs
  • Commonly identified risks
  • Components of a successful program
  • How to audit your p-card program
  • How to develop an effective purchase card policy
  • Assessing Risk
  • Building preventive controls
  • Detective controls
  • Meaningful Metrics and KPI's
  • Change Management and Communication


Brian G. Rosenberg, chief executive officer of TRG Consulting, is a leading expert in AP automation and process improvement. He has over 15 years experience in the design of accounts payable shared service centers, and nearly 20 years of experience with implementation of accounts payable solutions.

Mr. Rosenberg is also the chairman of the editorial board for Financial Operations Matters magazine, and is a published author, and speaker, on procure-to-pay best practices.

Mr. Rosenberg has assisted companies of all sizes with scaling and growing their businesses. He has helped companies to select and implement key technologies and led large business transformation projects. He has guided small and mid-size firms with developing growth strategies and developing scalable processes.

He provides regular presentations at industry conferences and has published articles, white papers, and was a contributing author to a book on emerging technologies. He is certified in Six Sigma, Kaizen, and Change Management as well as other professional credentials.