Talson employees spent February 8, 2019 in an interactive training session, hearing from two dynamic speakers about effective communication and establishing and maintaining professional relationships as well as implementing Talson’s 2019 Firm Goals, which are:
Provide opportunities to our staff to enhance skills and professional growth
Establish processes to enhance efficiencies, productivity, and quality
Expand market presence, strengthen professional relationships and promote service line integration
Establish metrics to measure performance
Create opportunities to enhance firm culture
On January 18, 2019, Talson hosted an Audit Roundtable at The Ace Club in Lafayette Hill, PA. Attendees spent the day sharing knowledge on the following topics:
Assessing for Risks Associated with Capital Projects
Communication with Stakeholders, Audit Committees, Boards, and Other Departments
Best Management Practices / Trends Related to Capital Project Auditing
Participating companies included Boston Properties, Brandywine Realty Trust, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Jefferson University, Liberty Property Trust, Main Line Health, Philadelphia International Airport, Princeton University, and University of Pennsylvania.
From September 23-26, Talson attended the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. We enjoyed connecting with colleagues during this important conference to learn more about our projects and services. For more information, click here.
Talson’s Ken Brzozowski recently spoke at the National Association of Construction Auditors (NACA) 7th Annual Conference in September. Mr. Brzozowski presented at the “Procurement Best Practices: A Case Study” session on Tuesday, September 18 at 3:10pm. Additionally, this year marked the 10th Anniversary Celebration of NACA. The conference took place in South Lake Tahoe, CA from September 17-19. To learn more about the conference and other speakers, click here.
Talson Solutions attended the Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors (AHIA) Annual Conference August 26-29. The conference provided a forum for healthcare internal auditors to network and interact with their industry colleagues, to share internal audit best practices, and to strengthen the profession of healthcare internal auditing. Did you catch Talson in the exhibitor’s hall at Booth #24? To learn more about Talson’s work in the Healthcare industry, click here.
Talson recently attended the 2018 National Meeting & Training Conference of COMTO (Conference of Minority Transportation Officials) in Baltimore, MD from July 28 – August 1. Transportation industry professionals from across the country came together for a time of training, learning, and networking. For more information click here.
On Tuesday, June 12, Robert S. Bright and Kenneth J. Brzozowski led two sessions at the Association of Airport Internal Auditors Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The first session, entitled “Auditing Capital Projects: Why, How & When,” focused on developing and incorporating a construction audit strategy within an institution’s internal audit plan. The interactive conversation covered the basic questions of why a construction audit might be needed, how to perform a construction audit and when they should occur. The second session was
Robert S. Bright, Founder & President of Talson Solutions, led a discussion on the firm’s eight year involvement in the Panama Canal Expansion Project this May. From design to fabrication to construction, Mr. Bright shared insights and his experience regarding the development of a multi-year continuous audit program. This included the following: knowledge transfer to client internal audit personnel to address program risks including reporting, budget management, contractor compliance, fraud, schedule delays, claims management, quality, labor, project management oversight, vendor
Talson Solutions attended and exhibited at the Institute of Internal Auditors Philadelphia Chapter Spring Conference on April 30, 2018. We enjoyed meeting new faces and reconnecting with old friends! For more conference information, click here.
Talson attended the 2018 Business Member Board of Governors (BMBG), part of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Annual Business Meeting in California. This meeting focused on doing business in the transit industry as well as business member support for APTA’s transit advocacy efforts and other programs. Topics covered included the BMBG work plan, legislative issues, procurement, and jobs. More details about the event can be found here.