Auditing for Internal Fraud




CPE Credit: 16 ethics
Course Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None

As an auditor, understanding and evaluating the risk of fraud is part of your professional responsibility. Auditing for Internal Fraud will help you develop and sharpen your existing skills and teach you the techniques necessary for effective fraud detection. During the two-day course, you will explore the challenges that auditors traditionally face in identifying fraud and learn the fundamentals of auditing for fraud, with an emphasis on understanding the common schemes, detection techniques and methods of preventing occupational fraud.


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You Will Learn How To:  

Identify the types, costs and red flags of common internal fraud schemes, including: 

Financial statement fraud 

Bribery and corruption  

Asset misappropriation  

Recognize the auditor’s fraud-related responsibilities in audit engagements and avoid potential malpractice 

Identify and avoid the obstacles auditors often face in finding fraud  

Define and strengthen the traits necessary to apply professional skepticism

Employ strategies to overcome bias during audits

Effectively assess an organization’s fraud risks  

Apply data analysis techniques to find fraud 

Implement mechanisms to prevent occupational fraud

Who Should Attend:  

Controllers and corporate managers 

CPAs, CAs or equivalent 

Forensic and management accountants 

Internal and external auditors

Certified Fraud Examiners and other anti-fraud professionals 


Ethics Icon   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 

Members: $795
Non-Members: $995 

*Pricing listed is for U.S. events. International event pricing may vary by location. Please view the individual event page for International pricing.


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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. Should an event be cancelled or postponed by the ACFE due to unforeseen circumstances, ACFE will process a full refund of registration fees within 30 days of such circumstances becoming known. ACFE will attempt to notify affected customers by phone and email after it determines cancellation is necessary.


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