Webcast: Forensic Accounting: Uncovering Schemes and Scams (XAFAFR317)
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This course enables you to learn investigative techniques to uncover various fraudulent schemes and scams and to sharpen your forensic skills. The course prepares you to meet the increasing demand for accountants to develop effective forensic accounting procedures to detect and prevent misappropriation of assets, management fraud, and fraudulent financial reporting. As the focus on fraud discovery and deterrence rises, accountants must hone their skills to recognize fraudulent or deceptive pract

 Export to Your Calendar 12/21/2017
When: 12/21/2017
12:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Where: Webcast
AICPA
1369724:816DEC17C344A58C23455BEE09802D56
United States
Presenter: Douglas Warren, CPA, CFF, CFE, CBM, FCPA


Online registration is available until: 12/19/2017
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Acronym XAFAFR317
CPE 4 hours
Vendor AICPA
Category
Accounting
Level Intermediate
Prerequisite Experience in accounting and financial reporting preferred
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Designed for Accountants who are responsible for designing internal control systems
Registration
Member $159
CPA Non-Member $199

The Member rate applies to LCPA members, other state society members, and non-CPA staff of LCPA members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Course Description

This course enables you to learn investigative techniques to uncover various fraudulent schemes and scams and to sharpen your forensic skills. The course prepares you to meet the increasing demand for accountants to develop effective forensic accounting procedures to detect and prevent misappropriation of assets, management fraud, and fraudulent financial reporting. As the focus on fraud discovery and deterrence rises, accountants must hone their skills to recognize fraudulent or deceptive practices and build their knowledge to redesign internal controls. Don’t wait to learn and practice these critical forensic competencies!

Topics

  • Role of the forensic accountant
  • Development of the engagement agreement
  • Common fraud scams
  • AU-C section 240
  • Analytical and investigative techniques
  • Approaches to detect under/over valued assets
  • Preparation for the deposition phase
  • Alternative methods to settle a legal dispute

Objectives
When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Determine the differences between the role of the forensic accountant and the traditional accountant and how to utilize forensic techniques to ferret out fraudulent activity.
  • Identify the foundational components of AU-C section 240.
  • Recall analytical and investigative techniques used in forensic engagements.
  • Determine ways to detect under/over-valued assets.
  • Recall key points related to the deposition phase of the litigation process.