Fraud Risk

Introduction to Fraud Theory v2.0

The following course will introduce the user to fraud theory as applied to financial reporting. The course will seek to define fraud and provide examples of how fraud can occur by or against a company. Finally, the course will introduce the user to key causes of fraud and the characteristics of those causes.

"Important: This course was previously titled as "Introduction to Fraud Theory (Updated)" Please be aware that the content or course code has not changed."

Learning Objectives:

  • Define fraud in the context of corporate financial fraud.
  • Identify examples of fraud concealment strategies.
  • Describe 2 fraud models - Fraud Triangle and Fraud Diamond.
  • Summarize the 2018 report to the Nations, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.


Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

None


Speaker / Author:

John M. Fleming, CPA, MBA, is currently the Director, Content Development for SmartPros LTD, a division of Kaplan Professional Education. SmartPros is an international educational and training company specializing in accounting, finance and ethics educational programs. John previously served as President and Director of Accounting and Auditing for LOSCALZO ASSOCIATES, a division of SmartPros for twenty-eight years. John retired as President of Loscalzo Associates on January 1, 2014.

John’s prior practice experience includes audit, tax, consulting, office management, and human resource responsibilities with Deloitte LLP, Richard Eisner & Company LLP, and Ernst & Young LLP. John is a graduate of LaSalle and Drexel Universities with degrees in accounting and finance.

John, a Pennsylvania CPA, served as the 1999/2000 President of the 8,300 member Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) and currently serves as a member of the Institute’s Accounting and Auditing Technical Committee. In 2006, the PICPA recognized John as a Joseph E. Sterrett Fellow for his contributions to the accounting profession and in 2007, the Philadelphia Chapter recognized John with their Champion Award for his contributions to the PICPA, Chapter, profession and community. John has also served as the 2002/2003 President of the American Accounting Association’s Mid-Atlantic Region.

John and his wife Marge live in Medford, New Jersey.

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Price (USD)

Standard: $24.95

Details

Course Code : 99FLE06-v2

Release Date : 10/22/2020
Expire Date : 10/31/2022
Credits :
CPE 1.00
QAS 1.00

Course Level : Basic
Length : 50min
Course Type : QAS Self-Study

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Auditing

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