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 Seminar - IIA CPE Day - FULL

3/11/2013 8:00 AM
3/11/2013 5:00 PM
GAIC Dixie Terminal, 49 E. 4th Street, Cincinnati, OH  45202 |
The seminar is currently at Full capacity. 
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​Registration ​Member Pricing - $75 ​Non-Member Pricing - $90
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If you are a member of The IIA Cincinnati Chapter and are currently unemployed and would like to attend this luncheon, please contact Brian Arkenau at for registration.

IIA Cincinnati Chapter's
March CPE Day
Monday, March 11, 2013

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Topic: Fraud Strategies & Tactics

Presenters: Courtenay Thompson, Courtenay Thompson & Associates

Location: GAIC Dixie Terminal
49 E. 4th Street
Cincinnati, OH  45202


Morning Snack (Coffee & Juice)
Lunch from the Palace (The Cincinnatian Hotel)
Afternoon Snack - Provided by GAIC

CPE: 8 CPE Hours

Fraud is alive and well!  The media is filled with scandals, ranging from the small and simple to the huge and complex.  Auditors and management are increasingly called upon to provide practical solutions to difficult problems.  This one-day course is designed to help auditors and the organizations they serve more effectively address the challenges of fraud.
Course highlights include: 
    Ø The challenges that fraud presents
    Ø A model for addressing fraud challenges
    Ø Fraud implications of the current economy
    Ø Understanding your organization and industry
    Ø Understanding internal controls – what’s really happening!
    Ø Overcoming obstacles to effective response
    Ø Mobilizing management in the fight against fraud
    Ø Defining fraud-related expectations for management
    Ø Building fraud detection into routine audit activity
    Ø A five step approach to fraud detection
    Ø Case examples
    Ø Symptoms of fraud occurrence
    Ø Uses and abuses of behavioral red flags of fraud
    Ø Using data mining to detect fraud
    Ø A planned approach to responding to suspected wrongdoing
    Ø What a complete investigation should include
    Ø Fraud prevention - a four step approach
    This course will include Quick Assessments designed to identify issues and opportunities as well as case exercises to reinforce concepts.
    Courtenay M. Thompson Jr.
    Mr. Thompson is a recognized authority on training managers, auditors and investigators in fraud-related matters. He has designed and presented courses on fraud prevention, detection and investigation for business and government organizations worldwide. His courses are known for providing practical, proven approaches to real problems. These practical approaches have yielded dramatic results for class attendees.
    Although best known for training auditors in effectively meeting the challenge of fraud, Courtenay also develops and conducts courses on improving audit effectiveness, audit interviewing, behavior and communication skills, and contract auditing. He is the co-developer with R. L. Townsend, of a series of courses on audit and control of construction costs. He is also co-developer with Richard Stohl of a series of courses on audit and control of health benefits administration. For 13 years, Mr. Thompson was editor of "Fraud Findings" in The Internal Auditor magazine.
    Mr. Thompson's experience prior to entering the consulting field includes public accounting, audit supervisor for consumer financial services for a large retailer, and director of auditing for a life insurance company. His career in public accounting and internal auditing provided exposure to a number of types of impropriety including embezzlement, insurance fraud, loan fraud, stock fraud, kickbacks and bribery, misappropriation of funds and mail fraud.
    In addition to personally detecting and investigating suspected fraud cases; he established corporate policies for fraud and trained other auditors in fraud detection and investigation. Responsibilities included working with top management and reporting to the audit committee on the status of open cases. He has worked closely with legal counsel, law enforcement and prosecutors.
    Courtenay Thompson received his BBA and MBA degrees from Southern Methodist University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Inc., the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.