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Fraud Awareness for Managers

    Course Duration: 1-Day
    Recommended Follow-On Session
    • Corporate Fraud Prevention and Detection
    • Advanced Interview Techniques for Investigating Internal Fraud and Abuse
    Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credit

    8 cpeUpon course completion, we will provide you with an achievement certificate for 8 continuing professional education (CPE) credits that can be used to fulfill requirements for maintaining a variety of professional credentials for fraud examination, accounting, auditing, and information security.

    Fraud Awareness for Managers

    Make your managers better aware of fraud and how to minimize fraud risk

    An excellent general one-day fraud primer for developing and implementing an anti-fraud program, Fraud Awareness for Managers engages participants in an absorbing learning experience to develop familiarity with the practical aspects of fraud detection and prevention.

    Whether you are an internal or external auditor, accountant, senior financial executive, department head, accounts payable professional, credit manager, or financial services manager, this invaluable one-day seminar provides managers with timely discussion on:

    • Why no organization is immune to fraud

    • The human element of fraud

    • Internal fraud at employee and management levels

    • Conducting a successful fraud risk assessment

    • Basic fraud detection tools and techniques

    • Advanced fraud detection tools and techniques

    Taught by a Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Fraud Control Manager, this effective seminar is filled with interactive exercises, case studies, and post-module quizzes.

  • Fraud Awareness for Managers Content Outline:

    Module 1: Why No Organization Is Immune to Fraud (Approximately 40 minutes)

    • What Is Fraud?
    • Myths and Realities about Fraud
      • Myth #1: Ethics and Compliance Training "Has Us Covered."
      • Myth #2: Our Finance Staff Are Qualified to Protect Us Against Fraud.
      • Myth #3: We Have Very Little Fraud Here.
      • Myth #4: Fraud Is a Necessary Cost of Doing Business.
      • Myth #5: Implementing Controls and Training Is Costly.
    • The Urgency of Detecting and Preventing Fraud
    • The importance of Tone at the Top
    • Review Points
    • Collaborative Module Quiz

    Module 2: The Human Element of Fraud (Approximately 40 Minutes)

    • Who Commits Internal Fraud?
      • The Fraud Personality: Soft Indicators
      • The Fraud Personality: Hard Indicators
    • Why People Steal
      • The Fraud Triangle
        • Case Study #1: Pain, Pills, and Petty Cash
        • Other Fraud Triangle Factors
        • A Triangle or a Diamond?
      • The Trust Factor
        • Case Study #2: The Trusted Thief
    • People: The Key to Detection and Prevention
      • Case Study #3: Demise by Personal Debt
    • Review Points
    • Collaborative Class Module Quiz

    Module 3: Internal Fraud: Employee Level (Approximately 90 minutes)

    • How Big a Problem Is Internal Fraud?
    • Overview of Employee-Level Fraud
      • Embezzlement
      • Accounts Payable (AP) Fraud
        • Case Study #4: Shell Game in the Big Apple
        • Case Study #5: Health Care Fraud
      • Accounts Receivable Fraud
        • Case Study #6: Robbing Peter to Pay Paul
      • Kickback Schemes
      • Inventory/Supply Schemes
        • Case Study #7: Kickbacks Fly When Controls Are Weak
      • Check Fraud and Tampering
      • Travel and Entertainment (T&E) Fraud
      • Payroll Schemes
        • Case Study #8: Wining and Dining on Customer Dollars
      • Theft of Confidential Information
        • Case Study #9: The New Employee
        • Case Study #10: Information Is as Good as Gold
      • Insider Abuse of Computer Systems
        • Case Study #11: But She Was Such a Nice Lady!
      • Red Flags of Employee-Level Fraud
      • Preventing Employee-Level Fraud
      • Accounts Payable Fraud-Prevention Checklist
      • Specific Employee-Level AP Fraud Controls Checklist
      • P-Card Fraud-Prevention Checklist
      • Accounts Receivable Fraud-Prevention Checklist
      • Kickback Scheme Prevention Checklist
      • Inventory Theft and Fraud-Prevention Checklist
      • Check Fraud-Prevention Checklist
      • ACH Fraud-Prevention Checklist
      • T&E Fraud-Prevention Checklist
      • Payroll Fraud-Prevention Checklist
      • Confidential Information Theft Prevention Checklist
    • Review Points
    • Collaborative Class Module Quiz

    Module 4: Internal Fraud: Management Level (Approximately 60 minutes)

    • T&E Fraud and Abuse
    • Bribery
      • The Greatest Corruption Story of All Time
    • Conflicts of Interest
      • Case Study #12: Brenda Belton’s Conflict of Interest Scheme
    • Misuse of Organization-Owned Assets
    • Fraudulent Financial Reporting
      • Case Study #13: The Great Buca Restaurant Fraud
    • Red Flags of Management-Level Fraud
    • Preventing Management-Level Fraud
      • Anti-Embezzlement Controls.
      • Bribery and Kickback Schemes.
      • Abuse of Organization-Owned Assets.
      • Conflicts of Interest.
      • Financial Statement Fraud.
    • Review Points
    • Collaborative Class Module Quiz

    Module 5: External Fraud: Protecting Against Dishonest Outsiders (Approximately 45 minutes)

    • Types of External Fraud
      • Vendor and Billing Fraud.
      • Social Engineering and Pretexting.
        • Case Study #14: The Phoner Toner Scam.
      • Bank Employee Collusion with Outsiders.
        • Case Study #15: The Frito Fraud.
      • Customer-Perpetrated Fraud.
      • Theft of Confidential Information.
    • The “SCAM” Model
    • Red Flags of External Fraud
    • Preventing External Fraud
    • Review Points
    • Collaborative Class Module Quiz

    Module 6: Conducting a Successful Fraud Risk Assessment (Approximately 40 minutes)

    • Procedures for Conducting a Fraud Risk Assessment
      • Step 1: Create an FRA Team.
      • Step 2: Identify the Organization’s Universe of Potential Risks.
      • Step 3: Analyze the Likelihood of Each Scheme or Scenario Occurring.
      • Step 4: Assess the Materiality of Risk.
      • Step 5: Assess Risks within the Context of Existing Anti-Fraud Controls.
    • The Roles of the Board and Management in Fraud Risk Assessments
    • Review Points
    • Collaborative Class Module Quiz

    Module 7: Basic Fraud Detection Tools and Techniques (Approximately 25 minutes)

    • Basic Fraud Detection
      • Case Study #16: I’m the Boss, and I Can Use Any Vendors I Want.
    • Review Points
    • Collaborative Class Module Quiz.

    Module 8: Advanced Fraud Detection Tools and Techniques (Approximately 25 minutes)

    • Internal Audit and the Audit Plan
    • Essentials of Fraud Auditing
      • Auditing for Fraud in Accounts Payable
      • Auditing for Payroll Fraud
    • Essentials of Automated Auditing
    • Review Points
    • Collaborative Class Module Quiz
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