Acquire the case experience and know-how you need to excel in your job. This three-day advanced course takes place in a uniquely interactive learning environment where you will work on two actual fraud cases that have been modified for teaching purposes. Working through these scenarios, you will simulate many aspects of a real case — interviewing a suspect and trying to obtain a confession; compiling evidence and building your case; offering testimony and being cross-examined. By understanding how it feels to be part of a small team working a real investigation, you will enhance your skills as a fraud examiner and expand your capabilities.
While in Austin, your visit to ACFE headquarters will provide a unique opportunity to experience the Fraud Museum exhibit, located in the offices of the Geis Building. Established by ACFE founder and Chairman, Dr. Joseph T. Wells, CFE, CPA, the Fraud Museum tells the story of fraud’s intriguing past with an extensive and eclectic collection of historical fraud pieces. The ACFE Open House reception also welcomes you to the Gregor Building, a historic, 1920s-era home that houses the ACFE’s executive and administrative staff. Tour the building and meet ACFE staff members as you visit the home of the world’s premier anti-fraud association.
Austin, TX | September 15-17, 2014
You Will Learn How To:
Plan and execute complex fraud examinations
Avoid legal issues, ranging from workplace searches to electronic communication, during your investigation
Strengthen your evidence-gathering skills by determining what items are relevant and how they should be collected and interpreted
Implement advanced analytical techniques for detecting common fraud schemes
Improve your ability to use technology and the latest computer software
Prepare for and conduct critical interviews of both witnesses and suspects pertinent to the case
Testify under direct and cross-examination
Who Should Attend:
Experienced fraud examiners seeking to complement their practical experience with the knowledge of leading anti-fraud experts
Attorneys, legal professionals and law enforcement personnel
Controllers and corporate managers
Detectives and private investigators
Forensic and management accountants, accounts payable and financial analysts
Governance, risk management and compliance officers
Internal and external auditors, CPAs and CAs
Loss prevention and security professionals
Certified Fraud Examiners and other anti-fraud professionals
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.
CPE Credit by Field of Study
| Field of Study ||CPE Credit |
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| Specialized Knowledge and Applications || |
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A solid understanding of the legal, financial, investigative, and criminological principles of fraud prevention, detection, and examination
Experience conducting fraud examinations
Event Cancellation Policy
Our cancellation policy is intended to keep costs low for attendees. Due to financial obligations incurred by ACFE, Inc. you must cancel your registration prior to the start of the event. Cancellations received less than 14 calendar days prior to an event start date are subject to a $100 administrative fee. No refunds or credits will be given for cancellations received on or after the start date of the event. Those who do not cancel and do not attend are responsible for the full registration fee.
ACFE seminars are unmatched in scope and effectiveness and backed by our unconditional satisfaction guarantee. If you attend an ACFE event and are not completely satisfied, please contact an ACFE Member Services Representative at MemberServices@ACFE.com or call (800) 245-3321 / +1 (512) 478-9000.
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org
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