In your work to resolve allegations of fraud, you might encounter ethical issues that require you to look beyond the technical requirements of your job and toward the moral dimensions. But ethical issues can be perplexing. How should you think through them? What questions should you ask? What factors must be considered? Who can you turn to for guidance? And ultimately, what is the right thing to do?
Ethical Issues for Fraud Examiners will help you understand what constitutes an ethical dilemma and help you develop an awareness of ethical issues faced by fraud examiners. This online course also presents six fictional scenarios that illustrate potential ethical situations that pertain to fraud examinations. The purpose of these scenarios is not to provide you with solutions, but rather to familiarize you with some types of ethical dilemmas that might arise in a fraud examination.
You Will Learn How To:
Interpret ethical values that you are expected to honor when carrying out your fraud
Identify considerations to keep in mind as you work toward your own resolutions of
Locate resources that might be useful to you in resolving ethical dilemmas
Field of study: Behavioral Ethics
Last updated: April 2013
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Table of Contents:
Lesson 1: Introduction
Lesson 2: Key Terminology
Lesson 3: Objectivity/Impartiality
Lesson 4: Integrity
Lesson 5: Respect for Others
Lesson 6: Justice
Lesson 7: Professionalism
Lesson 8: Responsibilities to Clients and Colleagues
Lesson 9: "The Insurance Adjuster"
Lesson 10: "The Informant"
Lesson 11: "Now, Would I Lie to You?"
Lesson 12: "I Didn't See Anything"
Lesson 13: "The Cost of Doing Business"
Lesson 14: "Mixing Business with Pleasure"
Lesson 15: Seeking Ethical Guidance
Lesson 16: Tackling Ethical Dilemmas
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