Fraud continues to plague businesses at epidemic levels and technology control failures are a large reason fraud occurs. Using a case study approach, in this session you will 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 of this course is the application of information technology general controls and information technology application controls. In this course, you will examine numerous reported fraud cases and identify the general control and application control failures that contributed to each of these frauds. By learning through these real-world case studies, you will be in a better position to reduce fraud risk.
Fundamental understanding of internal controls
CPAs and other accounting, auditing, and business professionals who are seeking to reduce fraud risk
• 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
Mac McClelland, an attorney and accounting professional, is an associate of K2 Enterprises of Hammond, Louisiana, and Network Management Group of Hutchinson, Kansas. Mac was formerly the director of the Centre for Financial Studies at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand, where he lived and worked for seven years from 1990 to 1996. He was also a member of the faculty of the Advanced Business Programme, ranked in the top 100 MBA programs in the world by The Economist, specializing in business strategy and strategic management accounting. He gained his practical experience in information systems with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and has an established practice in business and technology consulting. Services offered include technology assessments and plans, accounting software selection, advanced cost system analysis and design, LAN/WAN design and implementation, and customized business and technology training. Mac has taught hundreds of continuing professional education seminars to accountants and business managers in the United States, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, and Southeast Asia. His presentations are highly rated, and he has won several awards for teaching excellence. Mac has been published in leading business and practitioner journals, including Tax Ideas, Computers in Accounting, Journal of Accounting Education, Chartered Accountants Journal of New Zealand, and the top-rated Journal of Accounting Research.
Non-Member Price $195.00
Member Price $170.00