ONLINE SELF-STUDY

Fraud in Higher Education

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Delivered via
Online
CPE
2 Credits

Description

In this course, you will learn how higher education institutions in the United States operate and how those specific operations can be manipulated by people to defraud those institutions. Additionally, this course will provide you with an in depth look into how technology currently affects fraud in higher education and how technology might influence the ways in which fraud examiners tackle higher education frauds in the future.

Key Takeaways:

  • Methods people use to commit fraud in higher education
  • Internal controls higher education institutions can use to combat fraud
  • Ways technology use in college and universities increase the risk of fraud
  • Common motives that people have for committing fraud against higher education institutions
  • Nonfinancial consequences that colleges and universities face after they have discovered fraud

Prerequisites

None

You Will Learn How To:

Recognize the common motives that people have for committing fraud against higher education institutions

Identify ways that technology use in college and universities increase the risk of fraud

Discern the nonfinancial consequences that colleges and universities face after they have discovered fraud

Recall the various types of internal controls that higher education institutions can use to combat fraud in various departments

Distinguish between the common methods people use to commit fraud in higher education

Table of Contents

Lesson 1 History of Higher Education
Lesson 2 Types of Higher Education Institutions
Lesson 3 Structure and Governance
Lesson 4 Admissions Process
Lesson 5 Perpetrators of Admissions Fraud
Lesson 6 Combating Admissions Fraud
Lesson 7 Types of Financial Aid
Lesson 8 Perpetrators of Financial Aid Fraud
Lesson 9 Fighting Financial Aid Fraud
Lesson 10 The Athletic Recruiting Process
Lesson 11 Fraud Schemes in College Athletics
Lesson 12 Battling Fraud in College Athletics
Lesson 13 University Research Department Operations
Lesson 14 Fraud Schemes in University Research
Lesson 15 Combating Fraud in University Research Departments
Lesson 16 Who Are the Victims?
Lesson 17 Emerging and Future Trends
Lesson 18 The Future of Fraud in Higher Education

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 2
NASBA Information: Specialized Knowledge
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: February 2022
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study

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System Requirements:

  • Internet access: High-speed connection recommended
  • Speakers required for video sound

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org/

 

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