This course will give you tools to stop fraud in its tracks with field-tested, proactive methods. It details cash studies, sample policies, real-world examples, checklists, and best practices. It will prove to be your roadmap to corporate fraud, the implementation of fraud prevention, and the creation of a culture of compliance. Directed at professionals who understand the importance and ramifications of good corporate governance, ethics, and compliance, this course will explore major compliance and corporate governance initiatives, a 14-point program your business can use to proactively prevent fraud, ACFE Fraud Prevention Check-Up to test how vulnerable your organization is, best practices for hotlines and whistleblower protection, the Fraud Triangle and other theories and models explaining how and why fraud occurs, how the government investigates and prosecutes corporate fraud, interviews with former fraudsters, key steps in designing a robust fraud prevention program, the role of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in reducing corporate fraud, enterprise risk management, global fraud and corruption risk, The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), updates to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizational Crime, the impact of the financial crisis and "Too Big to Fail" policy, and technology trends and tools to protect organizations. PLEASE NOTE: Not accepted for Enrolled Agents. All course material provided. No prerequisites. Course level: Basic.
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