Frequent Frauds Found in Not-for-Profits (4 Hour)

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4 Credits

What are some of the common frauds that occur in not-for-profit organizations and how could they have been avoided? Through an informative case study approach, this course illustrates common frauds that make headlines and damage the reputations of not-for-profit organizations. Rather than speaking generically about fraud, this course analyzes several common frauds that occur in the not-for-profit sector.


Examine how procurement and expense allocation policies can be circumvented and lead to possible fraud; Understand how various board incentives and mandates may be possible indicators of fraud; Identify how audit procedures may or may not detect fraudulent personnel; Identify how donated assets and capital assets in general might be misappropriated

Major Topics

  • Misappropriation of benefits
  • Grant expense allocations
  • Pledges and contributions
  • Fictitious employees
  • Donated assets

Designed For

Auditors and financial staff of not-for-profit organizations


Knowledge of not-for-profit organizations


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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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