Proper ethical conduct is critical for professionals such as fraud examiners. The complexity and difficulty of the anti-fraud profession requires and demands that fraud examiners operate and conduct themselves with the highest level of ethical conduct.
In practical terms, ethics involves making the right decision even when one’s actions are not under scrutiny. You must be able to make the correct choices in times of pressure, especially when there is no one to answer to but themselves.
This course is designed to educate you about common circumstances that lead to ethical lapses in judgment and help you gain insights regarding the potential consequences of your actions.
You Will Learn How To:
Identify various sources of ethical guidance for fraud examiners
Relate the CFE Code of Ethics to life situations
Identify common circumstances that lead to ethical lapses
Recognize the consequences of ethical lapses
Apply the portions of the CFE Code of Ethics that commonly are the subject of complaints against CFEs
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.
Field of study: Behavioral Ethics
Last updated: October 2015
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Please note: To be eligible for CPE credit, you must complete the final exam within one year of purchase date. You may only claim CPE credit for a course once.
Table of Contents:
Lesson 1: Introduction
Lesson 2: Sources of Ethical Guidance for CFEs
Lesson 3: The CFE Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct
Lesson 4: Common Causes of Ethical Lapses by Fraud Examiners
Lesson 5: Consequences of Ethical Lapses
Lesson 6: Typology of Ethical Lapses
Lesson 7: What Would You Do?
Lesson 8: You Be the Judge
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