What is Benford’s Law (Nano Self-Study)


What is Benfords Law

CPE Credit: 0.2
Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: Understanding of basic accounting and auditing concepts


Identifying potential fraud within large data sets can be challenging. In this course, you will learn how to identify anomalies and potential fraud in large data sets using the theory behind Benford’s Law.

You Will Learn How To:

Identify anomalies and potential fraud in large data sets using the theory of Benford’s Law

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CPE Information:

Advanced Preparation: None

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Last updated: January 2019

Delivery Method: Nano Learning

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Save time and quickly earn CPE credits with instant access, grading and printable certificate
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System requirements:

Internet access: High-speed connection recommended

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Speakers required for video sound

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: What are nano self-study courses? 

A: Nano self-study courses are 10-minute explorations of specific anti-fraud topics.

Q: Why should I take a nano self-study course? 

A: Nano self-study courses allow you to learn useful snippets of anti-fraud knowledge while earn NASBA approved CPE without committing a lot of time or money. Like all our online self-study courses, nano courses offer immediate, 24/7 access.