Webcast: Understanding the Complexities of Fraud in Order to Develop Ways to Mitigate (XCUCFRW117)
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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

9/6/2017
When: 09/06/2017
8:30 AM until 4:00 PM
Where: Webcast
CALCPA
4173389Y
United States
Presenter: Karl Egnatoff, CPA


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Acronym XCUCFRW117
CPE 8 hours
Vendor CalCPA
Category
Accounting & Auditing
Level Intermediate
Prerequisite A basic understanding of Internal Control concepts
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Designed for Accounting and other business professionals with a need to understand ways to thwart fraud
Registration
Member $245
CPA Non-Member $375

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Course 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