||CPE Credit: 2
Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: Experience in the anti-fraud profession and a basic understanding of ethical principles
Knowing how employees commit fraud isn't enough. You must recognize why employees steal from their organizations in the first place. This course focuses on the psychology of workplace deviance and fraud to help you recognize that good people sometimes do bad things for what they believe are good reasons. Being able to discern what really motivates employees to steal will not only improve your investigative skills, but it will significantly enhance your ability to demonstrate empathy during interviews and increase the number of confessions you obtain.
You Will Learn How To:
Define workplace deviance
Explain the widespread and costly nature of employee theft and fraud
Describe the complexity of ethical decision making
Differentiate between moral and conditioned honesty
Compare contrasting views of behavioral ethics
Recognize rationalizations indicative of moral disengagement and deviance
This course fulfills the annual ethics CPE requirement for CFEs. To learn more about the ethics CPE requirement for CFEs, please visit ACFE.com/EthicsCPE.
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PRESENTERS: Don Levonius
RECORDING DATE: March 27, 2014
DURATION: 100 MINUTES
FIELD OF STUDY: Behavioral Ethics
Last Updated: February 2016
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