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Auditing for Internal Fraud

As an auditor, finding fraud is part of your professional responsibility. Auditing for Internal Fraud will help you develop and sharpen your existing skills and teach you the techniques necessary for effective fraud detection. During the two-day course, you will explore the challenges that auditors traditionally face in identifying fraud and learn the fundamentals of auditing for fraud, with an emphasis on understanding the common schemes, detection techniques and methods of preventing occupational fraud.

Who Should Attend:  

Controllers and corporate managers 

CPAs, CAs or equivalent 

Forensic and management accountants 

Internal and external auditors

Certified Fraud Examiners and other anti-fraud professionals 


You Will Learn How To:  

Identify the types, costs and red flags of common internal fraud schemes, including: 

Fraudulent financial statements 

Bribery and corruption  

Asset misappropriation  

Recognize the auditor’s fraud-related responsibilities in audit engagements and avoid potential malpractice 

Identify the obstacles auditors often face in finding fraud and discover ways to avoid them  

Effectively assess an organization’s fraud risks  

Incorporate fraud brainstorming into the audit planning 

Apply data analysis techniques to find fraud 

Handle tips from whistleblowers 

Respond appropriately when fraud is found during an audit 

Employ methods for preventing management and occupational fraud 


CPE Credit: 16

Field of Study: Auditing

Course Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None

Advanced Preparation: None


Ethics Icon  This course satisfies the ACFE’s requirement of two Ethics CPE hours per year. To read more about the Ethics CPE requirement for CFEs, please visit ACFE.com/EthicsCPE


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