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Internal Controls That Could Have Prevented Frauds

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Auditing - Technical

Average Rating:
ACPEN Industry Institute |  Accounting and Auditing
Chris Harper
Course Levels:
2 Hours
Product Setting: Expires 30 day(s) after program date.

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This course examines actual fraud circumstances through the lens of potential prevention. We will examine how selected frauds were accomplished and consider what internal controls may have prevented fraudsters’ ability to accomplish their nefarious acts.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Understand what factors allowed certain frauds to occur
  • Recognize what internal controls may have prevented the frauds
  • Consider application of these lessons to circumstances you encounter in your professional endeavors.

Major Subjects
  • Examination of actual frauds
  • Discussion of internal controls that could have prevented the frauds
  • Contemplation of epiphanies for your own professional scenarios.

Course Materials


Chris Harper's Profile

Chris Harper Related Seminars and Products

Chris has been serving the tax and accounting needs of individuals and closely-held businesses since 1998. As a frequent speaker, he has taught a variety of continuing education courses for several state CPA societies. Chris is frequently interviewed by media outlets on a variety of financial, tax, and accounting topics.


Tue, Apr 23, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:53am AKDT
Thu, Apr 25, 2024 - 03:00pm to 04:53pm AKDT
Sat, Apr 27, 2024 - 12:00pm to 01:53pm AKDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Advanced Preparation None
Course Developer

Van Der Aa Tax Ed, LLC

Designed For

Accounting professionals seeking a deeper insight regarding the role of internal controls for detecting and preventing fraud

Yellow Book No
Original Recording Date 05/01/2023
Prerequisites None
Date Added to Catalog 02/08/2023

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199).
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
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Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 65


Thomas H

"Good job"

Julia V

"Presenter was very knowledgeable in subject matter. The subject matter was interesting and participants could easily follow. "

Christopher L

"Chris Harper made this very interesting. Great insight and examples. A skilled presenter"

James D

"Chris is a very good presenter - his presentation style is conducive to learning."

Mercedes I

"Loved this class - learned a lot, excellent and entertaining professor. Can apply learnings right away!"

Gayle O - Glenside, Pennsylvania

"Well presented and examples were helpful. I will look for more auditing classes that have examples and source documents that show the points made. To Acpen, I do enjoy the music before and after all your classes, and often keep in on for awhile after class!"

Michael T

"Great content!"

Hoa B - Miami, Florida


Kathy G - Combined Locks, Wisconsin

"The real-life stories and ways the fraud could have been prevented were beneficial. "

Michael A

"Great seminar!"