Fraud continues to plague businesses at epidemic levels. Technology control failures are a large reason fraud occurs. Using a case study approach, you’ll 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 will be the application of information technology general controls and information technology application controls. We’ll examine numerous reported fraud cases, and identify the general control and application control failures that contributed to each. Learn to reduce fraud risk through these real-world case studies.
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
Understanding information technology general controls and application controls and the importance of both
Identifying fraud risk in an organization
Studying reported fraud cases to understand how control failures contributed to fraud losses
CPAs and other accounting, auditing, and business professionals who are seeking to reduce fraud risk
Fundamental understanding of internal controls