Live Stream: Real World Fraud in Today's Small- to Medium-Sized Entities

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This course uses hands-on case studies based on real-world frauds to help participants carry out their financial statement fraud responsibilities. Auditors and corporate accounting and finance professionals in small-to medium-sized entities will find this course relevant. The course includes an overview of the auditor's responsibilities related to financial statement fraud. In addition, the course includes information relevant to management's responsibility for fraud and internal controls. Cases address revenue recognition, various financial statement manipulations, purchasing fraud and other common areas of interest.


Number of Credits Type of Credits
8.00 Auditing

Designed For

Practitioners and financial professionals responsible for preventing, detecting and dealing with financial statement fraud


  • Hands-on case studies covering common fraud activities
  • Internal controls in small- to medium-sized entities
  • Professional standards and requirements


  • Recognize how real-world frauds may affect entities
  • Identify key points related to the auditor's responsibilities related to fraud during a financial statement audit
  • Recognize and recall ways to address common fraud committed within an organization


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Anne Marchetti

Anne M. Marchetti

Anne M. Marchetti currently operates Account-Ability Consulting and provides advisory and consulting services in the areas of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, internal controls optimization, corporate governance, enterprise risk management, IFRS, financial system implementation, and training/education. She has 25 years of finance and accounting experience in both private industry and public accounting.  In addition, she is a Sarbanes-Oxley subject matter expert focused on the design, implementation, analysis, and optimization of internal control systems and corporate governance and risk management programs.  Also, she has spoken at numerous conferences as well as published several articles on this particular subject.  She has worked globally with both public and private entities in most industries as well as organizations of all sizes.  She regularly interacts with external audit firms as a liason on behalf of these organizations.
Ms. Marchetti served as the Global Service Line Director - Governance and Risk Management Practice at Parson Consulting.  As the Practice Director, she worked with numerous clients on Sarbanes-Oxley compliance initiatives and frequently collaborated as well as presented to the Board of Directors in regard to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, Corporate Governance, and Enterprise Risk Management.  She has designed training programs for Board of Directors and Audit Committees as well as end users and consultants on various business software applications, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, ERM in addition to IFRS, and has conducted over 200 formal training seminars.
Ms. Marchetti has also served as an assistant controller for a manufacturing company and  has held positions in public accounting as well as provided expertise in consolidation and financial reporting with Hyperion Solutions.  She has authored three books focused on enterprise risk management and internal controls.

expertise in consolidation and financial reporting with Hyperion Solutions. She has authored two books and is currently working on a third one. Back to Instructors