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Thursday, January 21, 2021 Live Webcast

Vendor Fraud: Protecting Against a Growing Threat (X2-17437)

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM EST
webcast

Vendor Platform

2.0 CPE Credits in AA

OVERVIEW

Every dollar that you lose in a vendor fraud is a dollar of lost profit. This course will help you to understand what vendor fraud is as well as give you examples on how to detect it.

DESIGNED FOR

CPAs, controllers, CFOs, SMB owners and managers, bankers, internal auditors, regulators, attorneys, compliance officers, risk managers

BENEFITS

You will learn:
  • How to recognize the warning signs of vendor fraud
  • How to avoid the most common mistakes that allow vendor fraud
  • Simple controls to detect and prevent vendor fraud

HIGHLIGHTS

  • External and internal vendor and AP frauds
  • Vendor frauds that can cost you more than theft of goods or cash
  • Subcontractor fraud
  • Who commits vendor fraud
  • Vendor invoicing fraud
  • Manipulating vendor checks
  • The red flags of vendor frauds
  • Straw and fake suppliers: Case studies
  • Kickback schemes

COURSE LEVEL

Basic

PREREQUISITES

None

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

INSTRUCTOR

Peter Goldmann

Peter Goldmann, MSc, CFE

Gary Zeune & Associates

Peter Goldmann is President of FraudAware LLC, the publisher of White-Collar Crime Fighter, a widely read bi-monthly newsletter for internal auditors, controllers, corporate counsel, financial operations managers and investigators. The newsletter is in its 15th year of publication under Peter’s leadership. Peter is the author of Fraud in the Markets: Why it Happens and How to Fight It, published by John Wiley & Sons. The book is an in-depth account of the role that fraud played in bringing about the financial crisis of 2008. Peter is also the author of four other anti-fraud books covering accounts payable fraud, accounts receivable fraud, as well as two workbooks on fraud and cyber-risk and control, also published by Wiley. Peter also developed FraudAware, the leading fraud and cyber-crime awareness training program. A user-friendly learning tool, FraudAware uses seminar, Webinar and E-Learning formats to train employees and managers at all levels in how to detect, prevent and report incidents of fraud, information theft and other forms of financial and electronic suspicious conduct. FraudAware courses, which are customized for individual corporate, non-profit and government agency clients, reinforces organizations’ whistleblowing programs by enabling employees to detect illegal activity that can then be reported to supervisors or managers or by using the organization’s confidential hotline in accordance with established policy. In addition, Peter has conducted numerous on-site fraud and cyber-crime detection and prevention workshops for internal auditors, attorneys, HR executives and compliance officers at Fortune 500 companies including Siemens Corp., Marriott International, Sony Denny’s Corp, as well as large not-for-profit organizations. He has also been a guest lecturer for college accounting and auditing courses. Peter has 25 years of experience as a business journalist and trainer, having launched, edited and published numerous business trade periodicals covering small business, international trade, management strategy, cyber-crime (Cyber-Crime Fighter) banking and personal finance. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a member of the Editorial Advisory Committee of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). He has been a columnist for the ACFE’s newsletter, The Fraud Examiner and is a frequent contributor to other leading industry publications on anti-fraud and cyber-crime topics. He has appeared on Fox Business News, The Wall Street Journal This Morning, The New York Times and Internal Auditor magazine. Peter holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a Master’s from the London School of Economics. He can be reached at pgoldmann@fraudaware.com

PRICING

$69.00 - Member

$79.00 - Nonmember

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