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    Auditing for Internal Fraud

    As an auditor, finding 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.

    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 


    You Will Learn How To:  

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

    Fraudulent financial statements 

    Bribery and corruption  

    Asset misappropriation  

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

    Identify the obstacles auditors often face in finding fraud and discover ways to avoid them  

    Effectively assess an organization’s fraud risks  

    Incorporate fraud brainstorming into the audit planning 

    Apply data analysis techniques to find fraud 

    Handle tips from whistleblowers 

    Respond appropriately when fraud is found during an audit 

    Employ methods for preventing management and occupational fraud 


    CPE Credit: 16

    Field of Study: Auditing

    Course Level: Basic
    Prerequisite: None

    Advanced Preparation: None


    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 ACFE.com/EthicsCPE