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Building Your Fraud Examination Practice


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  CPE Credit: 8
Course Level: Overview
Prerequisite: None


 

Demand for fraud examination services is at an all-time high. Lawyers, consulting firms, government agencies and companies of all sizes require the expertise of fraud examiners. A challenge for many small firms and solo practitioners is connecting with these opportunities and growing their business.

This one-day, instructor-led course will teach you the types of fraud examination services in demand and provide practical advice on how to market your services to those who need them most. Find your niche in the anti-fraud profession. 

 

Upcoming Courses 

Tampa, FL | November 3, 2014

 

You Will Learn How To:  

Build a personal brand that will help you attract and retain clients

Develop your business plan 

Promote your firm through a variety of media

Network to build your client base through referrals 


Who Should Attend:  

Attorneys, legal professionals and law enforcement personnel

Business professionals with mid-size and larger firms who plan to introduce or expand their current offering to include fraud examination services

Detectives and private investigators

Individuals who are considering starting a practice focused on fraud deterrence and detection

Internal and external auditors, CPAs, CAs and forensic accountants

IT professionals

Certified Fraud Examiners and other anti-fraud professionals 

Fees 

Members: $295
Non-Members: $395
  

CPE Credit

 

Field of Study
Business Management and Organization 

 

Course Level
Overview 

 

Prerequisite
None 

 

Advanced Preparation
None 

 

Delivery Method 

Group-Live

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

The Basics 

Fraud examination is a growing field, but often people earn the credential and are unsure of how to put it to use. This session will describe the many types of services CFEs perform and what types of clients they may work with.

9:20-9:35 a.m.  Break  
9:35-10:55 a.m. 

It's All About You 

Building a personal brand is an important early step in the game that many overlook. From what you call yourself to how you dress, the image you project plays an essential role in your ability to attract and retain clients.

10:55-11:10 a.m.  Break  
11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 

Planning 

No business can succeed without a business plan. But there is no form in your local bookstore for a fraud examination business plan, but we have the solution. In this session, you will learn how to put together a plan for your business to succeed in this competitive economy.

12:30-1:30 p.m.  Group Lunch  
1:30-2:50 p.m. 

Advertising and Public Relations 

You can’t attract customers if no one knows you exist. This session will provide you with tips and suggestions on how to promote your firm through speaking engagements, publishing articles, volunteering, mentoring, and other professional endeavors.

2:50-3:05 p.m.  Break  
3:05-4:25 p.m.  

Networking 

There is no doubt that networking with other professionals leads to business. In this session, you will learn techniques for increasing your networking opportunities and how to grow your business through referrals from clients and colleagues.

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 CPEThe 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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2 Comments

  • avatar

    Yes, please more around Texas self study isn't bad to do but the CPE credits are too low on some of these

  • avatar

    Please add this course sometime soon! I read in recent mailer there would be one held later this year in Tampa. Is that true?

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