Each year, businesses around the world fall victim to fraudulent acts. This course is a practical reference for how to prevent, detect, and investigate fraud within a business. Topics covered include the different types of fraud and how to construct an environment in which fraud is minimized. In addition, this course describes the many indicators of fraud necessary for early detection as well as the process for investigating fraud, including interviewing techniques, document examination, and how to write a fraud report.
Fraud. Fraud and Theft Schemes. Financial Statement Fraud. Fraud Policies and Controls. Fraud Detection. Fraud Investigation. Investigation of Concealment and Conversion. Fraud Interviewing Techniques. Fraud Report. Legal Aspects of Fraud.
CPAs, controllers, accountants, financing professionals, business owners, managers and others responsible for prevention, detection, or evaluation of potential fraud.
Recognize the conditions under which fraud is most common. Cite the types of rationalization used for committing fraud. Specify the circumstances under which collusion is more likely to occur. Specify the different types of fraud as well as the individuals or entities that are harmed in the process. Identify the activities in which a fraud examiner may be engaged. Specify the methods used to falsify expense reports. Recognize the different types of fraud related to each functional area of a business. Recognize the various techniques used to falsely modify the financial statements. Identify the goal of misreporting cash flows.
Steven Bragg, Western CPE
Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 70 business books. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast.
Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and an auditor with Deloitte & Touche. He holds an MBA from Babson College, a Master of Finance from Bentley College, and a BA from the University of Maine (summa cum laude).
Non-Member Price $386.00
Member Price $336.00