What Every CPA Should Know About Fraud

Course Details


Thursday, November 7, 2019

10:30am – 2:00pm
(Registration: 10:00am)

Field of Study

Auditing (Governmental)

Course Number


CPE Credit

4.0 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge



CalCPA Education Foundation


Knowledge or experience in the field of Ethics comparable to the ethics exam requirement to obtain the CPA Certificate.


External auditors only detect 3-5% of all fraud incidences. Get pragmatic guidance on detecting fraud.

Discuss where fraud is most likely to occur. Learn how to conduct inquiries and direct the audit in the areas of greatest concern; those most likely to be abused by perpetrators.

Materials are provided as an ebook for this course.


  • How is fraud detected?
  • The role of external auditors in finding fraud
  • Revenue recognition issues
  • Corrupt management
  • Data mining
  • Physical and biometric controls


  • Determine how is fraud detected.
  • Recognize the impact of professional pronouncements on finding fraud.
  • Identify the largest area of financial statement abuse.
  • Identify fraud in business.
  • Identify fraud prevention.
  • Recognize auditor liability and auditor defenses.
  • Identify recent litigation affecting accountant's liability.

Designed For

Accountants, auditors and financial professionals.

Registration for this course has passed.

Course Pricing

Member Fee

Applicable if you are a HSCPA member in good standing.

Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a HSCPA member.

Your Price $188.00

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