2018-2019 Public seminar catalog
AICPA offers more than 2,500 seminars nationwide which are sponsored by state CPA societies. From government/not-for-profit to controllership, taxation to internal control, AICPA covers all topics with the most up-to-date information. Our authors and instructors are leaders in their field and strive to make your seminar a successful learning experience.
This course enables you to learn investigative techniques to uncover various fraudulent schemes and scams and to sharpen your forensic skills. The course prepares you to meet the increasing demand for accountants to develop effective forensic accounting procedures to detect and prevent misappropriation of assets, management fraud, and fraudulent financial reporting.
If you are looking to gain more skills in the growing and lucrative field of forensic accounting, you’ll want to complete this course. Effective forensic accountants are a part of a new breed of practitioners who possess a broad spectrum of traits and knowledge.
Revenue and cash receipts are two critical areas that require strong controls to prevent intentional fraud or unintentional misstatements. While there is wellpublicized fraud in these areas in larger companies, it also occurs, and can even be more likely to occur, in smaller businesses and not-for-profit entities.
Many costly fraudulent schemes have occurred repeatedly throughout the past several decades. Why do these material and frequently recurring frauds succeed? One reason is that business owners, management, auditors, and employees fail to recognize the red flags that have been associated with these financial statement and misappropriation of asset frauds.
How are fraud schemes perpetrated? Who does it? How much is stolen? What controls can be installed to prevent and detect these schemes? These and other questions are answered by a review of landmark fraud studies – including those conducted by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), large CPA firms, and others.
The Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program covers those areas representative of the AICPA's Body of Knowledge in the financial forensics area.
Protect yourself and your clients from identity theft, which includes the theft of personal and professional identities. No one is immune from this rising tide of criminal misconduct and as your clients seek your advice, you will be required to perform due diligence in protecting their IDs. Some will even be tasked with investigating the crime. This course addresses the needs of each.
With more than 120 countries that either require or permit the use of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), knowledge of IFRS is a fundamental core competency for accountants in business & industry, independent external auditors, and other finance professionals. Demonstration of this knowledge is critical to success in the global business environment.
This course introduces the concept of audit data analytics, provides a brief overview of what audit data analytics are, and illustrates how these tools can be integrated into the current audit process (i.e. show a few examples of how these tools can be used in the risk assessment, planning, control testing, substantive
Many managers, supervisors, and accountants in business, government or nonprofits are not able to identify their departmental policies and procedures that function as the primary controls against errors and fraud. Alternately, auditors performing field work may be confused about how to interpret and evaluate management’s documentation of accounting processes and controls.