Advanced Interviewing Techniques Workshop

 

 

CPE Credit: 27
Course Level: Advanced
Prerequisite: See course details

 

The ability to strategically plan and execute effective interviews is a key attribute for every successful fraud examiner. Take your fraud interviewing skills to the next level with hands-on instruction from experts in the field.

The ACFE is pleased to offer this advanced-level workshop led by top-rated faculty member Don Rabon, CFE*. This 3½-day course goes beyond basic theory and consists of practical exercises such as videotape sessions and an actual fraud investigation case. Class size is limited to promote attendee participation and group discussions. 

 

*Course leader subject to change

 

Upcoming Courses  

Austin, TX | March 2-5, 2015

 

You Will Learn How To: 

Identify your own interviewer personality dynamics and make them work to your advantage

Improve your ability to ask the right questions with hands-on practice and exercises 

Master the art of developing, verifying and using rapport 

Go beyond the concept of detecting deception and apply the knowledge to actual interviews 

Affect changes in the interviewee’s behavior and apply the appropriate persuasive themes 

Interpret recent legal issues related to interviewing and apply them in your next interview 

Plan and execute a successful interview strategy for an actual fraud investigation case with hands-on experience 


Who Should Attend:  

Business professionals who conduct interviews

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 

Fees 

Members: $1395
Non-Members: $1595

 

CPE Credit
27 

 

Field of Study
Communications 

 

Course Level
Advanced 

 

Prerequisites 

Experience conducting interviews as part of a fraud examination

Understanding of the fundamentals of information-seeking and admission-seeking interviews

Familiarity with legal principles relevant to interviewing during a fraud examination

  
Advanced Preparation 

None

  

Delivery Method 

Group-Live
  

  Day One  
Day Two  
7:30-8:00 a.m.   Registration & Continental Breakfast    Continental Breakfast   
8:00-9:20 a.m. 

Course Introduction— Personality Introduction   

Attentive Behavior Within the Interview  
9:20-9:35 a.m.  Break   Break  
9:35-10:55 a.m.  Examination of Four Opposite Pairs/Instrument   The Process of Cognition/Instrument  
10:55-11:10 a.m.  Break   Break  
11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  16 Personality Types  Visual, Auditory, and Feeling  
12:30-1:30 p.m.  Group Lunch   Lunch on Your Own   
1:30-2:50 p.m.  The Concept of Deception   The Magic of Rapport  
2:50-3:05 p.m.  Break   Break 
3:05-4:25 p.m.   Salient Deception Clues  

The Criticality of Objectivity—Don’t Take It Personally  

 

 

  Day Three  
Day Four 
7:30-8:00 a.m.   Continental Breakfast    Continental Breakfast   
8:00-9:20 a.m.  Motive, Opportunity, Rationalization   Recorded Admission Presentation  
9:20-9:35 a.m.  Break   Break  
9:35-10:55 a.m.  Motive, Opportunity, Rationalization (Cont.)   Providing for Continual Improvement   
10:55-11:10 a.m.  Break    
11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Persuasive Interviewing    
12:30-1:30 p.m.  Group Lunch    
1:30-2:50 p.m.  Persuasive Interviewing (Cont.)    
2:50-3:05 p.m.  Break    
3:05-4:25 p.m.   Persuasive Interviewing (Cont.)    

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.

 

Satisfaction Guarantee 

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.

 

nasba-cpe.gifThe 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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