The purpose of this course is to provide participants with a basic understanding of risk, particularly as it relates to the use of technology and the need for trustworthy data practices.  The presentation will focus on what employees need to know to understand and manage IT risks in the university setting. 

Program Level: Basic

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: N/A

Instructional Method: Group-Live

Instructor: Donnie Merneigh, Jim Dillon, and Jeff Lutterman

Recommended CPE Credit: 1.0 Hours

Field of Study:  Auditing (Governmental)

Course Objectives:

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define “risk” as it applies to the university and particularly to information technology practices;
  • Identify and contribute to IT audit activities and priorities;
  • Identify ways to address IT risks in their work areas and participate in IT risk management.

Program Policies

NASBA Statement:

The University of Colorado is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: