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Understanding the Complexities of Fraud in Order to Develop Ways to Mitigate Risk (4173389W)

 
Date:Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time:9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
(Registration at 9:00 AM)
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:8.0 Accounting and Auditing
Instructor: Karl Egnatoff
Vendor:California CPA Education Foundation
Course Level:Intermediate
Early Bird Price:$245.00 FICPA Members, $365.00 Non-Members

Description:

 All organizations, regardless of size, must be aware of the risks associated with intentional fraudulent acts. Fraud activities can be executed from within an organization, by parties outside an entity, or by both. One of the primary ways to thwart fraud is to understand how and why it occurs. In this session, we delve into the reasons that both internal and external intentional defalcations take place. The material discusses how difficult it can be to see some of the motives driving those that undertake fraud. We then discuss measures that organizations can implement to help stop fraud activities and add security to the entire enterprise.



Objectives:

 Once participants have completed this session they should be able to:

  •   List reasons that employees and others that are internal to an organization choose to  undertake fraudulent acts
  •   Explain the factors that make an organization attractive to those considering an    external fraud attempt
  •   Discuss the types of control measures that work best as entities strive to mitigate fraud   risk
  •   Understand specific internal control measures that can help to reduce fraud activities
  •   Explain how anti-fraud measures add security to all segments and aspects of a  business organization


Major Topics:
  •   Understanding why internal fraud occurs
  •   Fraudulent acts initiated from outside organizations
  •   Policies, procedures and control measures designed to fight Fraud
  •   Steps that verify anti-fraud activities are working


Who Should Attend:

 Accounting and other business professionals with a need to understand ways to thwart fraud



Prerequisite:
A basic understanding of Internal Control concepts

Advanced Preparation:
None

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