Special Announcement: The Houston ACFE Chapter will be hosting new ACFE CEO Bruce Dorris, JD, CFE, CPA as part of a special presentation to local universities. We ask that all attendees plan on arriving slightly early for the event.
Presentation: Educating Stakeholders on Fraud
Speaker: Constance M. Lehmann, Ph.D., CISA, CFE, Accounting Professor, University of Houston - Clear Lake, Former faculty advisor for the UHCL ISACA/ACFE Student Organization
Dr. Lehmann brings over ten years of experience in banking and auditing to her classes. Her experimental research focuses on expertise development and case-based learning methods (with a focus on fraud detection and prevention). Her teaching approach includes "flipping" the classroom to allow class time to be spent doing interactive activities such as case discussions. Her teaching interests include fraud examination, internal auditing, IT audit and security, and accounting information systems. Over the past 17 years, she has published articles in both academic and practitioner journals such as Behavioral Research in According, Issues in Accounting Education, and the Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting. She also co-authored the last four editions of Accounting Information Systems: A Practitioner Emphasis with Dr. Cynthia Heagy. Dr. Lehmann has served as board member and academic liaison for ISACA (Greater Houston Chapter) and the AIS Educator Association, and is an active member of the Houston chapters of ACFE, ISSA, Infragard, and the IIA.
The ACFE Report to the Nations consistently reports that the majority of fraud is discovered by tip or by accident. What does this mean to us as educators, auditors, law enforcement, business owners, and employees? This presentation is intended to provide recommendations in response to the following three questions:
1. What is the role of educators in providing students with fraud awareness and prevention education?
2. How can business owners and employees be proactive in increasing fraud awareness and prevention to avoid the pitfalls noted almost daily in the business section of the popular press?
3. How can all of us help to “pay it forward” to continue to raise awareness and contributeto the future of our profession and the ACFE?
Prevention of fraud includes not only thwarting historically popular schemes such as setting up a false vendor or skimming cash receipts, but also requires employees and businesses be cyber-savvy and aware of ways information assets can be compromised. This presentation will provide suggestions on how we can provide leadership in reducing fraud and its related losses.
CPE Credits: 1.0 CPE Hours 1.0
- To learn from a professional about how students' education is changing in the modern world.
- To learn how to effectively educate your stakeholders on identifying fraud "red flags"
- To learn what is needed for the future fraud professional to succeed.
Also during this event the Houston ACFE Chapter will be presenting the Bob Barr Scholarship, and scholarship donations to the University of Houston (Clear Lake), Sam Houston State University, and the University of Houston. We will also have a recognition and commemoration for the contributions of Bob Barr, and CFE Exam Awards.
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Delivery Method: Group-Live
Prerequisites: Working Knowledge of Fraud and Fraud Schemes
Field of Study: Fraud Examination
"Who Should Attend?: Anti-fraud professionals, Auditors, Accountants, Attorneys, Investigators, Law Enforcement, Educators, Students
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
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