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Fraud and Forensic Accounting Workshop 2018

January 15, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until January 16, 2018

Crumbley Dr. Larry Crumbley, CPA, CFF, CRFAC, MAFF, FCPA, RFI

Visiting Professor
Department of Accounting, Finance and MIS
Prairie View A&M University

Emeritus Professor
Department of Accounting
Louisiana State University

Dr. Crumbley is the:

  • Editor, Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting,
  • Former editor of the Journal of Forensic Accounting: Auditing, Fraud, and Risk,
  • Member of Board of the American Board of Forensic Accountants,
  • Former member of the NACVA’s Fraud Deterrence Board, and
  • On the AICPA’s Fraud Task Force (2003-2004).

Creator and the first President of the AAA Forensic Accounting section, Professor Crumbley is the author of more than 65 books and 370 articles. His latest book entitled Forensic and Investigative Accounting, 8th edition, is published by Commerce Clearing House. In 2016, Dr. Crumbley was named by the National Association of CVAs as one of only 24 Pioneers of the Profession in their Industry Titans-The Financial Consulting Profession’s Most Influential. Some of his 13 educational novels (e.g., Trap Doors and Trojan Horses and The Big R: A Forensic Accounting Action Adventure) have as the main character a forensic accountant. His goal is to create a television series based upon the exciting life of a forensic accountant and litigation consultant.

Why Attend the Workshop: This workshop will provide a comprehensive coverage of forensic accounting — a growing area of practice in which the knowledge, skills and abilities of advanced accounting are combined with investigative expertise and applied to legal problems.  The workshop has been updated with new fraud schemes, numerous examples and stories, and many forensic techniques and tools. The workshop provides clear, step-by-step guidance on how to investigate and interview, detect and prevent various types of fraud, work with attorneys, and perform as an expert witness.

Who Should Attend:  Certified public accountants, certified internal auditors, certified fraud examiners, forensic accountants, governmental accountants, attorneys, other accounting/auditing professionals and educators.


Session 1 – Strategies for Detecting and Controlling Fraud (Basic)
January 15, 2018

NASBA Field of Study: Accounting – Forensic Accounting

General Description: The participant will acquire basic skills in forensic accounting including investigative auditing, costs of fraud, COSO model, fraud risk assessment, SAS 99, and fraud detection strategies. Case studies and in-class quizzes will be used to encourage participation and illustrate concepts. After completing this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Explain the differences between the narrow and broad approach to forensic accounting.
  • Identify the costs of fraud, costs of compliance, fraud multiplier, and perpetrators.
  • Compare the various forensic/fraud certificates in the market.
  • Summarize the relevant passages for SAS 99, PCAOB, and COSO.
  • Implement brainstorming and walkthrough techniques.
  • Recognize red flags and warning signs to detect and prevent fraud and abuse.
  • Calculate ratios, horizontal, and vertical analysis.
  • Calculate the five magic ratios.
  • Detect fraud with Benford’s Law.

Prior Knowledge Required:  None

Instructional Method/Level: Group-Live; Basic

CPE Hours: 8


Session 2 – Detecting/Controlling Fraud and Working with Attorneys (Intermediate)
January 16, 2018

NASBA Field of Study: Accounting – Forensic Accounting

General Description: The participant will acquire additional skills in forensic accounting and fraud detection including types of misappropriation, forensic tools, indirect methods, contract and procurement fraud, developing fraud interviewing skills, prosecuting fraud, and testifying in the courtroom. Case studies and in-class quizzes will be used to encourage participation and illustrate concepts. After completing this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Illustrate how indirect methods may be used to calculate income of fraudsters.
  • Identify, help detect, and prevent a number of fraud schemes (e.g., cash and check schemes).
  • Compare the pros and cons of certain forensic accounting tools.
  • Detect and prevent bribes, kickbacks, and bid rigging schemes.
  • Recognize the importance of body language in interviewing.
  • Apply the seven magic questions in an interview situation.
  • Explain important Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Federal Rules of Evidence.
  • Summarize the various privilege exceptions for testimony in the courtroom.
  • Discuss testimony and consulting best practices.

Prior Knowledge Required: Basic Forensic Accounting

Instructional Method/Level: Group-Live; Intermediate

CPE Hours: 8


How to Register

Cost: $270 for both sessions (breakfast and lunch included); $170 for a single session (breakfast and lunch included)

Registration Deadline: January 10, 2018 or until the maximum seating capacity is reached

Location: Prairie View A&M University – Northwest Houston Center, 9449 Grant Road, Houston, TX 77070

Contact: Dr. Rahim Quazi (rmquazi@pvamu.edu; 713-790-7286)

REGISTER AND PAYMENT: PVAMU Marketplace

Details

Date:
January 15, 2018
Time:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Organizer

Dr. Rahim Quazi
Phone:
(713) 790-7286
Email:
rmquazi@pvamu.edu

Venue

PVAMU Northwest Houston Center (NWHC)
9449 Grant Rd.
Houston, TX 77070 United States
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Phone:
(713) 790-7146
Website:
http://www.pvamu.edu/northwest/