Virtual Seminar

Leadership Skills for Anti-Fraud Professionals

  • Apr 25, 2022
  • Central Standard Time
Course Level
Delivered via


This session is for new and aspiring leaders in the anti-fraud profession, as well as seasoned leaders who want to continue developing their skills. You will explore challenges that come with leading in our unique field. We will address the differences between management and leadership, discuss eight key challenges that leaders in the anti-fraud profession face and provide strategies to overcome them.

You will learn tips for increasing your leadership effectiveness and leave with a 30-day leadership challenge to help you continue on your leadership journey.



You Will Learn How To:

Recognize habits of bad, good and great leaders

Recall best practices for improving leadership skills

Recognize and overcome anti-fraud leadership challenges

Become more emotionally intelligent

Develop a personal leadership plan and an anti-fraud leadership plan for your team

Identify common leadership roles for anti-fraud professionals

Who Will Benefit

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 4.2
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

Credit by Field of Study

Specialized Knowledge: 4.2

Registration & Fees

Registration Fee:

ACFE Members: $229

Non-Members: $329

Early Registration Deadline: March 28, 2022
Register by the Early Registration Deadline to SAVE an additional $50!

Course Outline

  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. - Leadership and Emotional Intelligence

    People often confuse leadership and management, but they are not the same thing. In this session, you will learn about the differences between these roles, as well as the characteristics of both effective and ineffective leadership. You will also explore the concept of emotional intelligence, its relationship to leadership, and some ways to assess and improve your own emotional intelligence.

  • 10:25 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. - Anti-Fraud Leadership

    Leaders of anti-fraud teams can encounter roadblocks that are common to leadership in general, as well as specific to their anti-fraud role. This session will discuss several challenges that anti-fraud leaders frequently face, as well as strategies to overcome those and other challenges.

  • 11:50 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Increasing Your Effectiveness as an Anti-Fraud Leader

    Everyone’s leadership journey is unique; however, certain tools and practices can be applied by individuals at any point in their career to help improve their effectiveness as a leader. In this session, you will learn how to apply some mindsets, techniques, and frameworks to become a more successful leader.


Bethmara Kessler, CFE - Speaker


Chair, ACFE Board of Regents

Event Policies

Payment must be received by March 28, 2022 to receive early registration discount. 

This virtual seminar will be available on-demand to registrants after the event. However, you will only be able to earn ACFE CPE for on-demand sessions. NASBA CPE will not be available for on-demand sessions. 

Event Cancellation Policy

Our cancellation policy is intended to keep costs low for attendees. Due to financial obligations incurred by ACFE, Inc. you must cancel your registration prior to the start of the event. Cancellations received less than 14 calendar days prior to an event start date are subject to a $100 administrative fee. No refunds or credits will be given for cancellations received on or after the start date of the event. Those who do not cancel and do not attend are responsible for the full registration fee. Should an event be cancelled or postponed by the ACFE due to unforeseen circumstances, ACFE will process a full refund of registration fees within 30 days of such circumstances becoming known. ACFE will attempt to notify affected customers by phone and email after it determines cancellation is necessary.

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