Fraud Overview and Prevention: Not-for-Profit Governance and Assurance

Description

No one wants to believe that they or their not-for-profit (NFP) could be the victim of fraud, but unfortunately no one is immune.  In this CPE course, you will work through real world examples to understand fraud schemes and errors that are found in not-for-profit organizations.

You will learn how an NFP’s board and management can implement effective internal controls to address the risk of fraud and so that such issues are more likely to be prevented or detected in a timely manner.

Learning Objectives
  1. When you complete this course, you will be able to:
  2. Identify the unique characteristics of and situations that exist in NFPs that create or increase the potential for fraud;
  3. Indicate how traditional fraud programs and controls may be adapted to respond to fraud risks that are unique to NFPs;
  4. Recognize the areas where fraud typically occurs in NFPs; and
  5. Recall how to effectively respond to common fraud risks in NFPs.
Major Topics
  1. Unique characteristics of NFPs
  2. Fraud basics
  3. Fraud triangle
  4. Profile of a fraudster
  5. Financial reporting fraud risks in NFPs
  6. Financial reporting fraud risks in NFPs
  7. Misappropriation of assets fraud risks in NFPs
  8. Procurement and contracting frauds
  9. Fraudulent disbursements
  10. Personnel frauds
  11. Property, plant and equipment frauds
  12. Diversion of program benefits and assets
Professional Area of Focus
Business & Industry
CPE Field of Study
Business Management & Organization
2.0
Who Should Attend
CPAs, financial professionals and NFP board members involved in assurance and fraud prevention and detection.
Course Level
Basic
Instructor(s)
Karen Craig
Prerequisites
None
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When
Available 24/7
Location
Online
Total CPE Credits
2.0
Format
On-Demand
Instructor
Karen Craig

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