Self-Study
2
Basic
Auditing
There are no prerequisites.

Course Description

This fascinating course examines a number of real-life fraud schemes and explains in detail how and why they worked. We'll delve into many different types of fraud - including money laundering, forgery, and misappropriation of assets - in several different types of business and organizations. For each case study, the instructor provides valuable insight into how the fraud was eventually detected, why it occurred, and how it could have been prevented. You'll come away with a better understanding of what you can do to prevent fraud in your organization.



Instructor

Dennis Dycus, CPA, CFE, CGFM

Dennis F. Dycus, CPA, CFE, CGFM, recently retired after 39 years with the Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury of the State of Tennessee as Director of the Division of Municipal Audit. He was responsible for the audits of all local governments in Tennessee, with the exception of counties and their affiliated units, as well as conducting investigations related to fraud, waste, and abuse in local governments. He’s an active member of the AICPA, the Tennessee Society of CPAs (TSCPA), the Government Finance Officers Association, the Association of Government Accountants (AGA), and a charter member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).

Dennis has developed and conducted training programs in all 50 states, Canada, Guam, Europe, Canada, and Puerto Rico for organizations, such as the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the AICPA, numerous state CPA societies, the Government Finance Officers Association, the Association of Government Accountants, IBM, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Government Accountability Office, and others. For Western CPE, Dennis writes self-study courses and presents webcasts. His programs are related to the detection and prevention of fraud as well as all aspects of governmental accounting, auditing, and financial reporting. In addition, Dennis has authored articles on fraud for several national publications.

He has been awarded the AGA’s National Education Award, the ACFE’s Distinguished Achievement Award, the TSCPA’s Outstanding CPA in Government Award, and the ACFE’s Outstanding CFE in Government Award, to name but a few.



Course Specifics

Auditing
Mar 17, 2017
There are no prerequisites.
SS1123346
None


Compliance Information

103220
Qualifies for CA Fraud: 2 CA Fraud


Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Section 1

  • Recognize that honest people may steal when they can rationalize their specific financial need, and when they are presented with an opportunity to steal.
  • Cite weaknesses within an organization's internal control that potentially present opportunities for individuals to commit fraud.

Section 2

  • Identify weaknesses and failures committed by governing boards, banks, and auditors that permit fraud to go unnoticed.
  • Recall proper policies and procedures that prevent fraud.


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Online Access

Get immediate access to a robust collection of learning and reference materials, allowing you to dive deep into the information you need. Our self-study materials are authored by top-quality, industry experts who focus on helping you grasp concepts quickly using real-life examples. Download your CPE to any device, and take it with you so you can learn when and wherever you want. Complete your CPE with an online exam, and enjoy instant grading with the option to print your certificate immediately upon passing.

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Hard Copy

Our self-study materials are authored by top-quality, industry experts. You’ll receive a bound notebook of all the course materials, shipped to you within one business day. In addition, you’ll also have full online access. Each self-study package includes a robust collection of learning and reference materials to help you cover the information efficiently and put it into practice immediately.

hard copy
Self-Study Video

Experience high-quality instruction with our Self-Study Videos, available to you 24/7. With more than 80+ videos currently in the Western CPE Self-Study Video library, you can see and hear our expert instructors deliver the information you need in a dynamic way that allows you to immediately apply your learning. Unlike a live course or webcast, you can complete the course on your own time, playing and pausing as needed. Self-Study Videos allow you to complete your CPE requirements on your own time.

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