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Understanding Fraud, The Basics

  • CPA (CA)
  • CFF
  • CFE
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • IAP
  • QIAL
Understanding Fraud, The Basics

2 Credits

$20

Subject Area

Auditing

Webinar Qualifies For

2 CPE credit of Auditing for all CPAs

2 CPE credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)

2 CPE credit for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)

2 CPD credit (Verifiable) for Canadian CPAs

2 CPE credit for Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs)

2 CPE credit for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)

2 CPE credit for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)

2 CPD credit (Verifiable) for CPA/CFF

2 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

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Course Description

Fraud is defined as the intentional false representation or concealment of a material fact for the purpose of inducing another to act upon it to his or her injury (as defined by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants). Banks, retail, medical, government, non-profit, and insurance are just a few of the industries that experience fraud daily in one way or another. Financial crime is continuously evolving. At any given moment, persons in all parts of the world are conceiving new illegal ways to make money or gain economic advantage from organizations and individual victims.

For financial institutions, government agencies, and the like, fraud is not only a constant headache but a significant operational risk. It creates financial losses and reputation harm which can last for years. Fighting fraud is now an escalating war. Even agencies with the most advanced tools and procedures to detect and prevent fraud sometimes feel like they are lagging behind. 

This Online CPE Webinar covers major topics:

  • Definition of fraud
  • The fraud triangle
  • Elements of fraud
  • History of fraud


This Online CPE course is designed for individuals who would like to obtain a basic understanding of fraud. We will discuss various types of fraud and how criminals commit fraud. We will review some of the legal and ethical implications involved. 

Examples of real-world cases will be provided to help develop an understanding of the risks involved. Participants will be introduced to the fraud triangle and the elements of fraud. We will discuss the history of fraud as it relates to the accounting profession.

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Learning Objectives

  • To develop an understanding and learn the definition of fraud
  • To identify and explore the fraud triangle
  • To recognize the elements of fraud
  • To review history of fraud

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Auditors
  • Bookkeeper
  • Business Owner
  • CEO
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • CFO/Controller
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Forensic Auditor
  • Fraud & Forensic Auditor
  • Fraud Examiner
  • Senior Accountant
  • Young CPA

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RF

This was a very informative CPE. I thought it was very effective and well done.

KP

good course with an interesting instructor.