Winning the Fraud Battle in the Digital Age: Prevention and Detection

244  |  TSCPA In Person Events  |  Basic  |  Scheduled

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 fraudsters. Discussion will include integrity and ethics, as well as how people may react in certain situations.

Credits

Number of Credits Type of Credits
8 Accounting and Auditing
6.75 CLE

Prerequisites

None

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
  • Deviant workplace behavior
  • Historic schemes
  • Why good folks go bad - What studies indicate; Five interesting findings; Red flags
  • Combating fraud with controls
  • Fraud prevention checklists

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 the importance of the environment
  • Learn to recognize potential tipoffs to fraudulent behavior
  • Comprehend information that indicates how some people respond differently to certain factors
  • Understand that there are many layers in fraud defense

Preparation

Download course material prior to event.

Prices

Member (Early Bird)
$295.00
Non-Member (Early Bird)
$395.00
Member
$345.00
Non-Member
$445.00
Registration for this event has closed. If you have any question or concerns please give us a call at 615-377-3825 or send us an e-mail at registrar@tscpa.com

Facilitators

Jennifer Louis, CPA

Jennifer F. Louis, CPA has over 22 years of experience in designing and instructing high-quality training programs in a wide variety of technical and “soft skills” topics needed for professional and organization success. In 2003 she founded Emergent Solutions Group, LLC, where she focuses her energy on designing and delivering high-quality, practical and engaging accounting and auditing training. She was most recently Director of Audit Product Development at Surgent Professional Education, and prior to that served as Executive Vice President/Director of Training Services at AuditWatch, Inc., a highly-respected training and audit process consulting firm. Before joining AuditWatch, Jennifer was the Financial/Operational Audit Manager at AARP. At the start of her professional career, Jennifer was an Audit Manager for Deloitte & Touche LLP, where she frequently served as a local and national instructor. Jennifer graduated summa cum laude from Marymount University with a BBA-Accounting. She currently resides in Vienna, VA.

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