Webcast: Understanding the Complexities of Fraud in Order to Develop to Mitigate Risk (XCUCFRW18)
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Regardless of size, organizations must be aware of the risks associated with intentional fraudulent acts. Discuss measures that organizations can implement to help stop fraud activities and add security to the entire enterprise.

5/22/2018
When: 05/22/2018
9:30 AM until 5:00 PM
Where: Webcast
CALCPA
4183594B
Louisiana
United States
Presenter: Karl Egnatoff, CPA


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Regardless of size, organizations must be aware of the risks associated with intentional fraudulent acts. Discuss measures that organizations can implement to help stop fraud activities and add security to the entire enterprise.

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, 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.

Acronym XCUCFRW18
CPE 8 hours
Vendor CalCPA
Category
A&A
Level Beginning
Prerequisite

A basic understanding of Internal Control concepts.

Adv Prep

None

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Registration Fees
Members* $245
CPA Non-Members $375

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Course Description

Regardless of size, organizations must be aware of the risks associated with intentional fraudulent acts. Discuss measures that organizations can implement to help stop fraud activities and add security to the entire enterprise.

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, 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.

Objectives

  • 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

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