Ethical Issues for Fraud Examiners (Online Self-Study)

Ethical Issues for Fraud Examiners

CPE Credit: 2
Course Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None

Description: 

 
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
examination duties

Identify considerations to keep in mind as you work toward your own resolutions of
ethical dilemmas

Locate resources that might be useful to you in resolving ethical dilemmas

 

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Field of study: Behavioral Ethics

Last updated: April 2013

 

ACFE Ordering and Return Policy 

 

Please note: To be eligible for CPE credit, you must complete the final exam within one year of purchase date. You may only claim CPE credit for a course once. 

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

 

ACFE online self-study courses feature:

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Save time and quickly earn CPE credits with instant access, grading and printable certificate
The flexibility to start or stop a course and pick-up right where you left off
No additional shipping fees 
 

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System requirements:

 

Internet access: High-speed connection recommended

Free Adobe Flash Player 

Speakers required for video sound

Online Self-Study Troubleshooting Guide:

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Use a different browser. This error seems to only occur in Internet Explorer, so using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome should resolve the issue (see below for links to download either of these browsers).

 
Other Troubleshooting Tips: If you encounter other errors, such as courses freezing or crashing, we recommend taking the following action:
 

Try a different browser. ACFE online self-study courses are designed to run on all modern web browsers, but if you encounter a problem that is not solved using one of the suggestions above, you can try using a different web browser to see if it eliminates the problem. We have most frequently seen where using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome has resolved an issue that was seen in Internet Explorer.

 
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Make sure you are running the latest version of Flash. Go to Adobe.com to see what version of Flash you are running, and then compare that to the table on that page to see what the latest version is for your operating system/browser combination. If you are not running the newest version, you should upgrade and see if that resolves the problem.