Four for Fall: Frequent Frauds Found in Not-for-Profits

Date: November 16, 2017 Time: 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST Location: Columbia, MD CPE: 4 Format: In-Person
EVENT DESCRIPTION

What are some of the common frauds that occur in not-for-profit organizations and how could they have been avoided? Through an informative case study approach, this course illustrates common frauds that make headlines and damage the reputations of not-for-profit organizations. Rather than speaking generically about fraud, this course analyzes several common frauds that occur in the not-for-profit sector. Recognizing fraudulent or deceptive practices is not always easy, but this course will sharpen your forensic skills with techniques to help you to uncover fraudulent activities in the not-for-profit environment.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Recognize how expense allocation policies can be circumvented and lead to possible fraud
Identify how various board incentives and mandates may be possible indicators of fraud.
Identify how audit procedures may or may not detect fraudulent personnel activity.
Identify how donated assets and capital assets, in general, may be misappropriated.
MAJOR TOPICS
Misappropriation of benefits
Grant expense allocations
Pledges and contributions
Fictitious employees
Donated assets
Payroll-related fraudulent activity
EVENT DETAILS
PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF FOCUS
Accounting & Auditing
ADVANCED PREPARATION
None
CPE FIELD OF STUDY
Auditing Governmental (4 Credits)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Auditors and accounting and financial professionals of not-for-profit organizations
INSTRUCTOR(S)
Daniel Bradley
PREREQUISITES
Knowledge of not-for-profit organizations
COURSE LEVEL
Intermediate
LOCATION
Loyola University Maryland Graduate Center Columbia Campus 8890 McGaw Rd, Columbia, MD 21045, USA
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