Department of Accounting, Finance and MIS
Prairie View A&M University
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. Dr. Crumbley will spend some time on the December 28, 2017 important FDIC v. PwC decision that may force accountants to spend more time preventing and detecting fraud.
Who Should Attend: Certified public accountants, certified internal auditors, certified fraud examiners, forensic accountants, governmental accountants, attorneys, other accounting/auditing professionals and educators.
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
Recommended CPE Hours: 8
Registration Fee: $210 for both sessions; $130 for a single session
Registration Deadline: September 10, 2018 or until the maximum seating capacity is reached