Small-Business Internal Control, Security and Fraud Prevention and Detection
Learn how to evaluate, develop and implement an effective internal control structure in a small-business environment.
Identify how to assess risk in smaller organizations and how to implement preventive, detective, deterrent and compensating controls to mitigate these risks, even in the absence of proper segregation of duties.
Additionally, learn technology-focused techniques for preventing and detecting fraud, as well as securing information systems and sensitive data, and benefit from case studies using leading small-business accounting software programs.
- Internal control fundamentals
- Fraud in America today
- General controls and security measures
- Desktop tools for preventing and detecting fraud
- Internal control opportunities in small-business accounting software
- Identify internal control fundamentals: Definitions and concepts; types of internal control activities; and the need for internal controls.
- Identify common small-business control deficiencies and issues.
- Determine five key risk areas for small businesses.
- Recognize common types of small-business fraud schemes and how to redo the threat.
- Identify relevant internal control procedures over revenues, cash, purchasing, payables, payroll, inventory and fixed assets in small businesses.
- Identify alternative control procedures and describe their significance in small businesses.
Financial and business professionals.
Applicable if you are a HSCPA member in good standing.
Applicable if you are not a HSCPA member.