Fraud examiners face many situations that require ethical reflection, and, often, there is no obvious line between right and wrong. Consequently, Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) might find themselves on a slippery slope when it comes to determining the best course of action.
In this course, you will learn how codes of ethics, conduct and practice in general — and the ACFE Code of Professional Ethics and CFE Code of Professional Standards, in specific — provide guidance for fraud examiners when they are confronted with ethical uncertainty in professional situations.
- How the ACFE Code of Professional Ethics and CFE Code of Professional Standards apply to CFEs
- Why professionalism, diligence, ethical conduct, integrity and competence are important to anti-fraud professionals
- How having a code of ethics can be beneficial in affecting the actions of professionals
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You Will Learn How To:
- Discern the benefits of having codes of ethics, conduct and practice that govern the actions of professionals
- Identify the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ Code of Professional Ethics and Certified Fraud Examiners Code of Professional Standards to understand how they apply to Certified Fraud Examiners
- Recognize why professionalism, diligence, ethical conduct, integrity and competence are important to anti-fraud professionals
ADVANCED PREPARATION: NONE
FIELD OF STUDY: BEHAVIORAL ETHICS
LAST UPDATED: MARCH 2020
DELIVERY METHOD: QAS SELF-STUDY
Table of Contents:
- Lesson 1: Introduction
- Lesson 2: Professional Codes of Conduct, Practice and Ethicss
- Lesson 3: The Certified Fraud Examiner Code of Professional Ethics
- Lesson 4: Commitment to Professionalism and Diligence
- Lesson 5: Legal and Ethical Conduct and Conflict of Interest
- Lesson 6: Integrity and Competence
- Lesson 7: Court Orders and Testimony
- Lesson 8: Reasonable Evidential Basis for Opinions
- Lesson 9: "Confidential Information"
- Lesson 10: "Complete Reporting of Material Matters"
- Lesson 11: Professional Improvement
- Lesson 12: CFE Code of Professional Standards
- Lesson 13: Discussion of the Standards of Professional Conduct
- Lesson 14: Standards of Examination
- Lesson 15: Standards of Reporting
- Lesson 16: Conclusion
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