ACI’s highly anticipated Proficiency Services provides true immersion in DCAA & DCMA reviews of your Business Systems


Marc DesLauriers

Business Unit Manager- Business Systems & SOX Controls
Ball Aerospace


Valerie J. Griffiths

Government Accounting
Raytheon Missiles & Defense


Kimberly Lanfersieck

Manager, Business Systems Compliance
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.


John Norden

Vice President — Strategic Pricing


Crystal Teed

Senior Legal Counsel
BAE Systems

ADVANCE your career and professional development by ensuring that your organization is ready for your business system audits

ADD value to your organization with practical knowledge and best practices

CONNECT with a community of government contractors

We will meet each Tuesday and Thursday afternoon (1–4:30 PM ET)
over the course of three weeks and examine:

Week 1

November 1

GETTING READY: Critical Pre-Planning Steps to Help Prepare for Your Audits

November 3

ESTIMATING SYSTEM: What to Expect During Your Estimating System Audit and What Types of Questions Will Be Asked

Week 2

November 8

MMAS SYSTEM: Understanding the Key Elements of the Material Management Accounting System and What to Expect During the Audit

November 10

ACCOUNTING SYSTEM: Overview of System Requirements, Internal Controls and Best Practices to be Audit-Ready

Week 3

November 15

PURCHASING SYSTEM: Review of Purchasing System Requirements and the Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR)

November 17

POST-AUDIT PROCESS: Audit Timeline, Corrective Action Requests and Practical Tips from Experienced Contractors

Can’t make a session? Session recordings will be provided to attendees following each session.


American Conference Institute is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) 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:

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The Business Systems Audit & Assessments Proficiency Series is designed for professionals responsible for business systems including:

  • Government Compliance Officers
  • Accounting/Finance VPs, Directors, Managers
  • Contract Administrators
  • Consultants
Professional development to help you succeed on the job

Your Blueprint to Proficiency: Immersive and Practical

  • Interactive format that encourages dialogue with attendees and speakers
  • Convenient and easy to follow: Fits around your schedule, two times per week in easy-to-follow blocks focused on what you really need to know

Real Life, Not Textbook

  • Expert speakers will take you through concrete experiences and “war stories”
  • Actionable takeaways for your work: Sharpen your knowledge and skills for success on the job

Connect: Build Your Network and “Brain Trust”

  • Build Your “Brain Trust” by connecting with like-minded professionals
  • Develop your sounding board and global network of community peers
  • Access a highly respected, diverse faculty with verified subject-matter expertise and track records

Your 3 Week Passport to Business Systems Audit Proficiency Offers:

  • 3 weeks, 2 sessions per week
  • Flexible schedule for attendance in multiple time zones
  • 6 in-depth modules, 18 hours of professional development
  • 6 recordings for future reference
  • Actionable takeaways for your work
  • Build your network and meet your government contracting peers
  • Substantive, speaker-prepared resource materials
  • Hands-On practical sessions
  • Certificate of completion and CPE credit
  • Dedicated time to get your questions answered