Annual Ethics and Fraud Day
Friday, March 25, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)
Course Title: Annual Ethics and Fraud Day (8 CPE)
Instructor: Jennifer Elder, CPA, Business Learning Institute (BLI)
Al Kohl, Director, RSM, Litigation and Investigation Services, RSM
Cliff Porter, Manager, Litigation and Investigation Services, RSM
Ethics - It's Not Just What You Do, But How You Do It! (4 hours)
Presented by Jennifer Elder, BLI
Participants completing this course will be able to:
- Identify Principles of the AICPA's Principles of Professional Conduct
- Apply a six-step process for establishing, communicating, and implementing values based governance
- Analyze and discuss case studies to evaluate implementation and impact of values based governance
* Learn the critical elements to set the “tone at the top” * Discuss the importance and impact of leading by example * Understand why the new business model is not “what you do”, it’s “how you do it” * Apply the process to case studies drawn from the real world
1. Forensics and Fraud: Real World Issues & Answers (2 hours)
Presented by Jennifer Elder, BLI
Fraud: A five letter word with sweeping impact at every organization. According to the ACFE, the average company loses 6% of the revenue to fraud annually. Learn the crucial fraud prevention steps for management and the Board of Directors. If you can’t prevent fraud at least catch it quickly. Unfortunately we miss the fraud 60% of the time. Learn about fraud red flags including 30 Operational Indicators and 10 Behavioral Indicators.
* Know thy Victim * Know thy Perpetrator * 40+ Fraud Red Flags * 3 Steps for Fraud Detection
2. Advanced Data Analytics, the Fraudsters Worst Enemy: Introducing Powerful Tools and Techniques to Uncover Fraud (2 hours)
Presented by RSM
Overview of data analytics in the anti-fraud and fraud investigation context
- Capability limitations of traditional data analytics methods
- How to overcome limitations of traditional approaches
- The power of combining publicly available information and data visualization technology
- Real world examples of indications of fraud identified using advanced data analytics, public information and visualization technology
Target Audience: This course is intended for anyone needing Ethics as part of their CPA certification requirement in Maryland or anyone interested in preventing/detecting fraud and corruption in their organization. The Ethics session qualifies for 4 CPE in behavioral ethics and will fulfill the Ethics requirements for Maryland CPAs.
Date: Friday, March 25, 2016
Time: 8:30 – 5:00 (Registration starts at 8:00)
Notes: Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Coffee Breaks included
When you attend the training, please bring shelf-stable breakfast foods and snack items, kitchen supplies, personal care items, or cleaning supplies to benefit Believe in Tomorrow Children’s House at John Hopkins, which is a housing program that provides overnight accommodations to families of children receiving cancer treatment at the hospital. Use the link that follows to view the full wish list, as there are many options for donations: http://believeintomorrow.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Wishlist.pdf.
Also, whenever you shop online at Amazon, a portion of your purchase can go to Believe In Tomorrow through the Amazon Smile program. Go to smile.amazon.com and select Believe In Tomorrow as your charity of choice. Whenever you shop, 0.5% of your eligible Amazon Smile purchases will go directly toward funding Believe In Tomorrow’s programs for critically ill children and their families!
CPE: 8 Hours
Questions or for more information: Contact Liz Brogan, VP of Programs at email@example.com or 410-537-5338