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Tuesday, December 14, 2021 Live Webcast

Winning the Fraud Battle in the 21st Century: Prevention and Detection (E2112233)

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST

Registration: 8:30 AM EST

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8.0 CPE Credits in AA

OVERVIEW

Our focus is to reduce the overall risk of fraud. To that end, focus on what factors contribute to turning honest employees into fraudsters. The discussion will include integrity and ethics, as well as how people may react in certain situations.

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 - would-be fraudsters. In addition, those who need discussion of controls used by fraud victim organizations and how to better implement and augment them.

BENEFITS

  • 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
  • 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

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 Errors & Irregularities – Does the auditor determine if fraud occurs?
  • 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

COURSE LEVEL

Basic

PREREQUISITES

None

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

INSTRUCTOR

Jeffrey Lieman

Jeffrey Lieman, CPA

AICPA/Professional Development Institute

Mr. Lieman currently heads his own consulting firm, Lieman Associates LLC, in Owings Mills, Maryland. He provides consulting services, contractual assistance services, and training to CPAs, their firms, and their clients. He is recognized nationally as a lecturer for various accounting, auditing, and technology topics and has been quoted in various trade journals. Since 2016, he has received the Surgent Outstanding Discussion Leader Award because of his consistently high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills. Mr. Lieman's previous experience included serving as the chief financial examiner for the Maryland Insurance Administration and being a director for Ellin & Tucker, Chartered. He trained staff in many areas of accounting, administration, and consulting. He also served as a senior manager and national trainer with KPMG in Baltimore, Maryland where he developed training materials for staff and instructors. He was elected Chairman of the Year by the Maryland Association of CPAs for chairmanship of the Computer Resources Committee.

PRICING

$289.00 - Member

$439.00 - Nonmember

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Note: Online pre-registration will close on December 14 at 9:00 AM.

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