K2's Case Studies in Fraud and Technology Controls
Fraud continues to plague businesses at epidemic levels and technology control failures are a large reason fraud occurs. Using a case study approach, in this session you will learn about the pervasiveness of fraud, the control failures that contribute to fraud, and what you can do to mitigate fraud risk.
A specific focus of this course is the application of information technology general controls and information technology application controls. In this course, you will examine numerous reported fraud cases and identify the general control and application control failures that contributed to each of these frauds. By learning through these real-world case studies, you will be in a better position to reduce fraud risk.
CPE Credit: Recommended for 4 hours Auditing
Instructional delivery method: Group-live demo and discussion.
Prerequisites: Fundamental understanding of internal controls
Program level: Intermediate
Advance preparation: None
Who should attend: CPAs and other accounting, auditing, and business professionals who are seeking to reduce fraud risk
Upon completing this course, you should be able to:
- Define information technology general controls and information technology application controls and distinguish between the two
- List examples of key information technology controls
- Recognize control failures and weaknesses that can lead to fraud
- List recommendations for improving internal controls in an organization