As a fraud examiner, you might work on a case that originated from a whistleblower, be called on to develop or improve a whistleblower program or even be responsible for “blowing the whistle” at some point in your career.
Working with Whistleblowers examines the multiple roles you might play in whistleblower cases related to fraud. In this course you will discover the roles a fraud examiner plays in whistleblowing, best practices for developing or improving whistleblower programs, important fraud-related whistleblower protections, steps for auditing whistleblower programs and much more.
You Will Learn How To:
Evaluate the elements necessary for an effective whistleblower program
Recognize the legal protections that might apply during a fraud examination
Ascertain the precautions necessary for organizations to mitigate and avoid retaliation claims
Determine the best strategy for developing useful information from whistleblowers
Identify the options and risks that a potential whistleblower should consider
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: Specialized Knowledge
Last updated: November 2016
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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: Fraud Examiners’ Roles in Whistleblowing
Lesson 2: Fraud-Related Whistleblower Protections
Lesson 3: Qui Tam Suits and Rewards Programs
Lesson 4: Whistleblower Programs
Lesson 5: Handling Whistleblowers in Fraud Examinations
Lesson 6: Guidance for Potential Whistleblowers
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