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Assessing Fraud Risks: Understanding Common Fraud Schemes

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7 Credits: Auditing

Course Description

In Assessing Fraud Risks: Understanding Common Fraud Schemes, Marshall Romney details all of the important aspects of an audit. You’ll cover everything from planning for the audit to completing your report, with details on each step in the process explained. Examples of real frauds perpetrated are included, giving you case studies to assess and analyze, training you to identify how a fraud begins and is executed. You’ll also receive guidance on all of the relevant proclamations and publications regarding the legal requirements of the auditor. This course will give you a complete view of the functions, limitations, and responsibilities of the auditor, leaving you with a firm grasp of how to organize and implement an audit.

Please note that some of the information in this course is also contained in Fraud Prevention, Detection, and Audit.

Learning Objectives

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

Chapter 1

  • Define fraud.
  • List the conditions necessary to commit fraud.
  • Identify the types of misstatements that occur when fraud is committed.
  • Cite the requirements outlined in SAS No. 82 and 99 as well as AU-C 240.

Chapter 2

  • Identify fraudulent financial reporting risk factors, which include pressure/incentive risk factors, opportunity risk factors, and attitude/rationalization risk factors.

Chapter 3

  • State the risk factors associated with the misappropriation of assets, including pressure/incentive risk factors, opportunity risk factors, attitude/rationalization risk factors, and other asset appropriation risk factors.

Chapter 4

  • Identify audit planning requirements.
  • Cite the types of inquiries and analytical procedures that should be made to obtain information to identify fraud risks.
  • List the factors that should be considered when identifying risks.
  • Name the requirements for assessing the identified risks.

Chapter 5

  • Identify responses to risks that threaten the nature, timing, and extent of the audit procedures, and the misappropriation of assets and fraudulent financial statement fraud risks.
  • List various types of inventory fraud and identify responses auditors should consider when investigating inventory-fraud risk.

Chapter 6

  • List the methods companies use to commit revenue-recognition fraud.
  • List techniques auditors can use to identify these risks.

Chapter 7

  • Cite the most likely occurrences of fraudulent or inadequate disclosures and audit procedures to detect them.
  • Identify how companies conceal off-the-book information and how management estimates are used to manipulate earnings.
  • Cite responses to the risk of management overriding controls.

Chapter 8

  • Determine audit test results by assessing fraud risks.
  • Utilize analytical procedures to detect fraud.
  • Identify fraud risk at the end of the audit.
  • Identify misstatements that may be the result of fraud.
  • List fraud findings, documentation requirements, and steps an auditor can take to acquire further knowledge about fraud.

Course Specifics

Course ID
9153044
Revision Date
October 14, 2020
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220
Qualifies for CA Fraud: Yes
Qualifies for CA Fraud Credits: 1

Course Instructor

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Marshall Romney, CPA, PhD, CFE

Marshall Romney, CPA, PhD, CFE, is the John and Nancy Hardy Professor of Accounting and Information Systems in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University (BYU). He holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from BYU. Upon graduation, Marshall worked as an auditor with Touche Ross & Co. in Los Angeles. Marshall left public accounting to earn a PhD in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. At Texas, Marshall was twice awarded the Arthur Andersen Accounting Excellence Award and was awarded a dissertation grant from R. D. Irwin. Marshall has published 25 books, including the leading …

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Assessing Fraud Risks: Understanding Common Fraud Schemes

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CPE CREDITS
7 Credits: Auditing

$203.00$233.00

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Icon_Self-Study
Self-Study
Icon_Level
Basic
Credits
CPE Credits
7 Credits: Auditing

Course Description

In Assessing Fraud Risks: Understanding Common Fraud Schemes, Marshall Romney details all of the important aspects of an audit. You’ll cover everything from planning for the audit to completing your report, with details on each step in the process explained. Examples of real frauds perpetrated are included, giving you case studies to assess and analyze, training you to identify how a fraud begins and is executed. You’ll also receive guidance on all of the relevant proclamations and publications regarding the legal requirements of the auditor. This course will give you a complete view of the functions, limitations, and responsibilities of the auditor, leaving you with a firm grasp of how to organize and implement an audit.

Please note that some of the information in this course is also contained in Fraud Prevention, Detection, and Audit.

Learning Objectives

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

Chapter 1

  • Define fraud.
  • List the conditions necessary to commit fraud.
  • Identify the types of misstatements that occur when fraud is committed.
  • Cite the requirements outlined in SAS No. 82 and 99 as well as AU-C 240.

Chapter 2

  • Identify fraudulent financial reporting risk factors, which include pressure/incentive risk factors, opportunity risk factors, and attitude/rationalization risk factors.

Chapter 3

  • State the risk factors associated with the misappropriation of assets, including pressure/incentive risk factors, opportunity risk factors, attitude/rationalization risk factors, and other asset appropriation risk factors.

Chapter 4

  • Identify audit planning requirements.
  • Cite the types of inquiries and analytical procedures that should be made to obtain information to identify fraud risks.
  • List the factors that should be considered when identifying risks.
  • Name the requirements for assessing the identified risks.

Chapter 5

  • Identify responses to risks that threaten the nature, timing, and extent of the audit procedures, and the misappropriation of assets and fraudulent financial statement fraud risks.
  • List various types of inventory fraud and identify responses auditors should consider when investigating inventory-fraud risk.

Chapter 6

  • List the methods companies use to commit revenue-recognition fraud.
  • List techniques auditors can use to identify these risks.

Chapter 7

  • Cite the most likely occurrences of fraudulent or inadequate disclosures and audit procedures to detect them.
  • Identify how companies conceal off-the-book information and how management estimates are used to manipulate earnings.
  • Cite responses to the risk of management overriding controls.

Chapter 8

  • Determine audit test results by assessing fraud risks.
  • Utilize analytical procedures to detect fraud.
  • Identify fraud risk at the end of the audit.
  • Identify misstatements that may be the result of fraud.
  • List fraud findings, documentation requirements, and steps an auditor can take to acquire further knowledge about fraud.

Course Specifics

Course ID
9153044
Revision Date
October 14, 2020
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220
Qualifies for CA Fraud: Yes
Qualifies for CA Fraud Credits: 1

Course Instructor

Marshall Romney Headshot
Marshall Romney, CPA, PhD, CFE

Marshall Romney, CPA, PhD, CFE, is the John and Nancy Hardy Professor of Accounting and Information Systems in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University (BYU). He holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from BYU. Upon graduation, Marshall worked as an auditor with Touche Ross & Co. in Los Angeles. Marshall left public accounting to earn a PhD in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. At Texas, Marshall was twice awarded the Arthur Andersen Accounting Excellence Award and was awarded a dissertation grant from R. D. Irwin. Marshall has published 25 books, including the leading …

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Assessing Fraud Risks: Understanding Common Fraud Schemes

Expert Instructors
Format
CPE CREDITS
7 Credits: Auditing

$203.00$233.00

Clear