Fraud & Technology Controls- Case Studies

Description:

Fraud continues to plague businesses at epidemic levels and technology control failures are a large reason fraud occurs. Using a case study approach, in this session you will learn about the pervasiveness of fraud, the control failures that contribute to fraud, and what you can do to mitigate fraud risk.

A specific focus of this course is the application of information technology general controls and information technology application controls. In this course, you will examine numerous reported fraud cases and identify the general control and application control failures that contributed to each of these frauds. By learning through these real-world case studies, you will be in a better position to reduce fraud risk. (LIVE VIDEOCONFERENCE)

Highlights:

  • Define information technology general controls and information technology application controls and distinguish between the two
  • List examples of key information technology controls
  • Recognize control failures and weaknesses that can lead to fraud
  • List recommendations for improving internal controls in an organization

 

Objectives:

Provide accountants and auditors with tips and tools to better position themselves to reduce fraud risk.

Prerequisites:

Fundamental understanding of internal controls

Notes:

 

Category:

AA

Credits:

8

Course Level:

Intermediate

Members

Standard Fee: $230.00

Non-Members

Standard Fee: $255.00

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Vendor:

K2 Enterprises

Start:

June 14, 2022 10:00am

End:

June 14, 2022 5:30pm

Check-in starts at 10:00am

Leader:

Stephens, Thomas

During his professional career, Tommy has gained valuable experience in a variety of positions, including:

Working as an auditor and technology consultant for an Atlanta-based public accounting firm;
Leading an Internal Audit staff and managing a Cost Accounting team for a Fortune 500 company;
Serving as a Chief Financial Officer for an international engineering organization; and
Founding and managing his public accounting firm that provides accounting, tax, and consulting services to individuals and a variety of small and emerging businesses
In 1995, Tommy began authoring and presenting continuing professional education courses to accounting and finance professionals. In 2003, he affiliated with K2 Enterprises, and in 2007, he joined the firm as a partner. To date, he has lectured internationally on subjects such as internal controls for small businesses, technology strategies, computer hardware and software applications, tax strategies and compliance, and financial accounting standards and applications. Over the past twenty-five years, Tommy has presented over 2,800 educational sessions to over 71,000 participants throughout the United States and Canada.

Presently, Tommy resides in Woodstock, Georgia, where he enjoys an active personal life with his wife. His hobbies include snow skiing, fishing, running, and other outdoor activities. Tommy maintains professional memberships with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. Additionally, he is a past member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Designed For:

CPAs and other accounting, auditing, and business professionals who are seeking to reduce fraud risk

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