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K2’s Case Studies In Fraud And Technology Controls

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Major Topics

  • Key fraud risks impacting businesses today
  • Examples of fraud and the monetary impact on victims
  • How to create, implement, and assess technology-based internal controls to reduce the probability of becoming a fraud victim

Learning Objectives

  1. Define information technology general controls and information technology application controls and distinguish between the two
  2. List examples of critical information technology controls
  3. Recognize control failures and weaknesses that can lead to fraud
  4. •List recommendations for improving internal controls in an organization

Course Description

Fraud continues to plague businesses at epidemic levels, and technology control failures are a significant reason fraud occurs. Using a case study approach, in this session, you will learn about the pervasiveness of fraud, the control failures contributing to fraud, and what you can do to mitigate fraud risk.

A specific focus of this course is applying information technology general controls and information technology application controls. In this course, you will examine numerous reported fraud cases and identify the general and application control failures that contributed to each fraud. By learning through these real-world case studies, you will be positioned better to reduce fraud risk.

Compliance Information

Intended Audience

CPAs and other accounting, auditing, and business professionals who are seeking to reduce fraud risk

Advanced Preparation

None

Field of Study

Auditing

Credits

8 Credits

Published Date

November 2, 2022

Course Authors

K2 Enterprises

Hammond, LA
Various Speaker, Company Tagline

K2’s goal is to produce and deliver the highest quality technology seminars and conferences available to business professionals. We work cooperatively with professional organizations (such as state CPA societies and associations of Chartered Accountants) and vendors of technology products. K2 also provides consulting services and advice on technology.

We make every effort to maintain a high level of integrity, family values, and friendship among all involved.

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Overview

Fraud continues to plague businesses at epidemic levels, and technology control failures are a significant reason fraud occurs. Using a case study approach, in this session, you will learn about the pervasiveness of fraud, the control failures contributing to fraud, and what you can do to mitigate fraud risk.

A specific focus of this course is applying information technology general controls and information technology application controls. In this course, you will examine numerous reported fraud cases and identify the general and application control failures that contributed to each fraud. By learning through these real-world case studies, you will be positioned better to reduce fraud risk.

Course Details

  • Key fraud risks impacting businesses today
  • Examples of fraud and the monetary impact on victims
  • How to create, implement, and assess technology-based internal controls to reduce the probability of becoming a fraud victim

  1. Define information technology general controls and information technology application controls and distinguish between the two
  2. List examples of critical information technology controls
  3. Recognize control failures and weaknesses that can lead to fraud
  4. •List recommendations for improving internal controls in an organization

Intended Audience — CPAs and other accounting, auditing, and business professionals who are seeking to reduce fraud risk

Advanced Preparation — None

Field of Study — Auditing

Credits — 8 Credits

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Published Date – November 2, 2022

Revision Date

Course Authors

K2 Enterprises

Hammond, LA
Various Speaker, Company Tagline

K2’s goal is to produce and deliver the highest quality technology seminars and conferences available to business professionals. We work cooperatively with professional organizations (such as state CPA societies and associations of Chartered Accountants) and vendors of technology products. K2 also provides consulting services and advice on technology.

We make every effort to maintain a high level of integrity, family values, and friendship among all involved.

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All of our self-study courses are NASBA approved (through our partners at K2 Enterprises) the revisions to the Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs (Standards).

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  • Instant grading & certificate of completion
  • One year access to complete your CPE
  • Completion certificate

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