Sneden Center at Davenport University
6191 Kraft Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Member $150, Non-Member $175, Student $20
Breakfast will be served at 7:30 am and lunch at 11:50 am
Please join the WMIIA and Lansing ACFE for the February CPE day. Joe Koenig, author of "Getting the Truth" will present the first two topics; Ethics and Asking the Right Question, the Right Way, at the Right Time. Followed by Fraud Risk Assessments, presented by Deloitte's Tim Duflo.
Topic 1: Ethics
After attending this session, attendees will be able to:
• Recognize and interpret partial truths.
• Understand the ethical importance of proper question structure to ascertain the whole truth.
• Acquire the truth through proper questioning and analysis.
• Make better ethically fact-based decisions.
Topic 2: Asking the Right Question, the Right Way, at the Right Time
• The deceptive will take advantage of poorly worded questions.
• Questions and settings need to minimize contamination.
• Questions need to be simple, precise, and direct using mutually-understood words.
• Telling lies is stressful; truth is peace.
• Know truth. Know deception.
Attendees will receive a copy of the book "Getting the Truth"
Joe Koenig will present the two topics above. He retired from the Michigan State Police after 26 years and has 45 years of investigative experience in both the public and private sectors. He was lead investigator on the James R. Hoffa case, and investigated homicides, organized crime, financial crimes, narcotics, and public corruption. He authored the award-winning book “Getting the Truth” in 2014 and is a much sought-after speaker on how to discover the real message, distinguishing truth from deception, and how to “sculpt” questions to get the truth. “Getting the Truth” won the 2016 Montaigne Medal Finalist and 2016 Indie General Non-Fiction Finalist Awards.
Topic 3: Fraud Risk Assessment
Deloitte's Tim Duflo, Senior Manager, Audit, will present on this topic. He has more than 15 years of experience, focusing on clients in the retail and distribution, consumer products, manufacturing industries and life sciences industries. He has extensive experience coordinating and managing multi-location and globally integrated audits, as well as performing IPO’s and serving private equity owned and privately owned clients. His broad range of competencies include SEC reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and complex technical matters, such as purchase accounting, impairment, income taxes and restructuring.
7:30 AM - 7:50 AM - Breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:50 AM - Topic 1
10:00 AM - 11:50 AM - Topic 2
11:50 AM - 12:50 PM - Lunch
12:50 PM - 4:30 PM - Topic 3
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