Nonprofit entities and governmental entities have a high degree of public accountability. This course will examine the most common fraud schemes and provide multiple examples of how to prevent or detect these schemes.
Fraud in Nonprofit and Governmental Entities
Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:
- Discuss real-world frauds occurring in not-for-profit entities and government
- Describe useful fraud prevention tools
- Explain how real-world frauds were detected
- Common fraud schemes in nonprofit and government entities including cash misappropriation; payroll fraud; vendor fraud; falsified billings; improper use of credit cards or purchase cards; the redirection of cash and non-cash contributions; personal use of assets; the redirection of grant benefits; other grant related fraud; travel and expense reporting fraud; and much more!
- Best practices for fraud prevention and detection
Who Should Attend
Auditors of not-for-profit entities and governments and industry professionals interested in preventing and detecting fraud
Fields of StudyAccounting (Governmental)
Basic knowledge of the not-for-profit and government environment