Chattanooga Account Fest: Fraud Basics: Protecting the Company Till

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Description

Our focus is to reduce the overall risk of fraud. To that end, this course focuses on what factors contribute to turning honest employees into schemers. Discussion will include integrity and ethics, as well as how people may react in certain situations. We also explore the darknet and cryptocurrency fraud.

Credits

Number of Credits Type of Credits
4.00 Auditing

Designed For

CPAs in public practice and industry who wish to educate clients or colleagues on how to better prevent fraud from occurring at the source

Highlights

  • Fraud's cost: ACFE's Report to the Nations; Ancillary costs
  • Current economy: Microeconomics; Analyses
  • COSO's Internal Control Framework: Principle #1 - Integrity/Ethics; Principle #8 - Fraud Risk Assessment
  • Power of morale: Shrink the fraud triangle; Motivation
  • Why good folks go bad: What studies indicate; Five interesting findings; Red flags

Objectives

  • Understand the prevalence of fraud
  • Realize how organizations may cause fraud without realizing it
  • Comprehend the cost of fraud
  • See how the new COSO Framework for Internal Control focuses on fraud
  • Understand that there are many layers in fraud defense

Prices

Member (Early Bird)
$169.00
Non-Member (Early Bird)
$219.00
Member
$194.00
Non-Member
$244.00
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Instructors

Kerry E. Roberts, CPA

Kerry E. Roberts, CPA is a frequent public speaker and presenter. In addition to presenting for Surgent, Kerry chairs the Tennessee Senate Committee for Government Operations, which oversees 260 governmental agencies in the state of Tennessee. Prior to working with the Tennessee General Assembly, Kerry was a business owner and CEO for 25 years. His background includes being president and chairman of a national business association, partner in a CPA firm, audit staff for a "Big 8" accounting firm, and adjunct accounting faculty for Lipscomb University. Kerry is a 1983 graduate of Lipscomb University (accounting major). Married since 1987, Kerry and his wife are the parents of three kids and live in Springfield, Tennessee. His hobbies include cycling, a vintage motorcycle, two antique Triumph convertibles, and tending to a 155-year-old home.

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