CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - November 10, 2010) - Practical guidance on internal controls and how to function at a high level with limited resources are daily issues for small organizations in a difficult economy when dollars are scarce. North Park University adjunct professor Richard Lies will offer real-world advice to small not-for-profit organizations at the Illinois CPA Society Not-for-Profit Conference November 17, 2010, at 10:15 a.m., at the Donald A. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.

Lies will be joined in the hour-long panel, part of a day-long conference, by Elizabeth A. Taylor, CPA, CAE, CFO, of the American Marketing Association. The full-day conference Wednesday, November 17 offers 8 CPE credits and 7 CLE credits, while individuals who register for a half-day pre-conference Tuesday, November 16 may receive 4 CPE credits and 3 CLE credits. For additional information or to register, individuals may call 800-993-0393 or visit

About North Park University
Located in Chicago, North Park University is a Christian comprehensive university that serves nearly 3,200 undergraduate and graduate students of all faiths and diverse multicultural backgrounds from around the country and the world. North Park offers a values-based education to students through more than 30 undergraduate majors and an adult degree-completion program, as well as graduate and continuing education in business, nonprofit management, nursing, education, music, and theology. By integrating faith with learning and service -- as it has done since its founding in 1891 by the Evangelical Covenant Church -- North Park University continues to focus on the important task of preparing students for lives of significance and service. More information is available at

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