Fraud Prevention Detection & Audit

Resource Material: ID# 1006368
Fraud Prevention Detection & Audit
About This Course:
Auditors, more than any other group, are charged with detecting and preventing fraud within businesses and nonprofits.

The first part of the course provides an overview of fraud, profiles perpetrators of fraud, and sheds light on what motivates people to commit fraud and how they rationalize it.

The latter half discusses fraud from an auditing point of view, risk factors for fraud, how an auditor can detect fraud, how to investigate fraud, and how to implement SAS No. 99 to improve audit performance and increase the likelihood of detecting fraud. Useful, illustrative examples are provided throughout.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Chapter 1:

  • List the basic elements of fraud and explain how the various types of fraud are carried out.
  • Cite examples of fraudulent practices.

Chapter 2:

  • Identify the various types of fraud perpetrators, describe their characteristics, and explain their reasons for committing fraud.
  • Assess fraud risk and the benefits of fraud prevention techniques.

Chapter 3:

  • Identify the pressures and rationalizations that can lead to fraud.
  • Design programs to relieve workplace pressures and help prevent the occurrence of fraud.

Chapter 4:

  • Discuss the opportunities that lead to the occurrence of fraud and the fraud prevention techniques specific to each of those kinds of opportunities.

Chapter 5:

  • Identify company vulnerabilities and the various symptoms indicating the presence of fraud in order to detect fraud when it occurs or prevent the occurrence of fraud.

Chapter 6:

  • Explain the key elements of a fraud investigation and audit.
  • List the types of evidence gathered and illustrate them through some real-world fraud cases.

Chapter 7:

  • Describe the requirements of Statement on Auditing Standards No. 99 and identify situations where these requirements would apply in the field.

This course is a self-study course. Hard copy materials will be shipped to you upon registration. Please allow 4-5 business days for ground delivery.

About the Presenter:

Marshall B. Romney, PhD, CPA, CFE is the John and Nancy Hardy Professor of Accounting and Information Systems in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. Marshall has published 20 different books, including the leading text on Accounting Information Systems. He has also had over 100 articles published in academic and professional journals or as chapters in books.

The recipient of eight research grants from CPA firms, the Institute of Internal Auditors, and the American Accounting Association, he is past president of the Information Systems section of the AAA.

NASBA Category: Auditing
CPE Credits: 16
Level: Basic (239 pages)
Prerequisite: None

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