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Prevention & detection

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Forensic accounting and business valuation services continue to be a growing area for practitioners looking to specialize and expand their firm offerings. The learning resources are designed to help you understand the knowledge and skills necessary to support the needs of your clients in these areas.

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Preventing, Detecting, and Investigating Identity Theft

Learn about the different types of identity theft, so you can protect yourself and your clients. We will cover identity theft statistics, tools used in investigations...

Webcast Information security & privacy Intermediate

The Most Common Financial Statement and Asset Fraud Schemes: How to Detect and Prevent Them

Learn how the most common types of financial statement and misappropriation of asset fraud schemes are detected and the cost-effective internal controls which can be...

Webcast Prevention & detection Intermediate

Internal Control and COSO Essentials for Financial Managers, Accountants and Auditors

Review COSO guidance on the components and principles of internal control and then learn about the basic tools used to document processes and controls.

Webcast Internal control Foundational

Fraud Provisions and Engagements - Part 1 and Part 2

Through narration by an industry subject matter expert and practical scenario exercises, this two module CPE course describes anti-fraud controls and how companies...

Course – Online Prevention & detection Intermediate

SEC Investigations: Are There Benefits to Cooperation and Self-Reporting?

Gain insight into when to self-report fraud or suspected fraud to the SEC. In this CPE course, panelists explore what questions boards and company management should be...

Course – Online SEC regulatory compliance & reporting Foundational

Fraud Update: Detecting and Preventing the Top Ten Fraud Schemes

Understand how major frauds are perpetrated and the cost-effective controls that can prevent or detect deceptive acts.

Course – Textbook,   Course – Online Prevention & detection Foundational

Do you really know who you are paying?

This article shares seven steps small- and medium-size companies can take to identify fraud in the procurement process and prevent it.

Article Risk response & reporting Foundational

Strategies for combating payroll fraud

This article shares tips on how to prevent and detect payroll fraud.

Article Risk identification & assessment Intermediate

Red Flags of Fraud

This video presents an introduction to key defects within a company that may signal fraud.

Video Prevention & detection Foundational

Pay attention to nonfinancial measures when performing audits

This article discusses why nonfinancial data can be just as important as dollars and cents when detecting fraud.

Article Audit Intermediate

Fraud Prevention, Detection, and Response

This course describes the techniques typically employed to prevent, detect and investigate fraud within the organization. Topics include the impact of fraud on...

Course – Online Prevention & detection Foundational

Common Investigative Techniques

This course explores some of the specific approaches a forensic accountant should take in a fraud investigation. The seven investigative techniques, the fraud...

Course – Online Prevention & detection Foundational