Preventing and Detecting Fraud in Government and Nonprofit by po2347


									                  Preventing and Detecting Fraud in Government
                           and Nonprofit Organizations
                               Continuing Professional Education
                           North Carolina Office of the State Controller

Date:                   March 2, 2004
                        8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location:               McKimmon Center
                        Raleigh, North Carolina

Fee:                    $55.00

Objective:              To learn how to prevent and detect fraud by looking for the warning signs and
                        learning the techniques that you can implement today to minimize fraud. The
                        course will stress the implementation of sound internal controls as the key to
                        preventing fraud in your organization.

Content:                1. Identifying the types of fraud that can occur both internal and external.
                        2. Understanding the reasons why fraud occurs in an organization.
                        3. Determining the weak points in your organization through checklists and other
                        4. Improving your internal controls.
                        5. Monitoring your internal controls to make sure they are being followed.
                        6. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
                        7. Fundamentals of nonprofit accounting and reporting (i.e., the reporting model
                           used by nongovernmental not-for-profit component units).

Instructors:            Mr. Rhett D. Harrell, CPA, CGFM, will present this seminar. Mr. Harrell specializes
                        in the government and nonprofit sectors as a practitioner, consultant, instructor, and
                        author. He provides consulting, workpaper and audit report reviews, and training
                        services to CPA firms and state auditor organizations throughout the country.

CPE Credit
Offered:                8 hours

Materials:              Will be provided at the seminar

Method:                 Lecture and interaction with attendees

Lunch:                  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (on site)

Prerequisites:          OSC and State agency/institution fiscal staff

Preparation:            None

Level:                  Introductory

The Office of the State Controller is registered with the North Carolina State Board of CPA Examiners as a
sponsor of continuing professional education. Complaints or comments regarding registered sponsors may
be addressed to the NC State Board of CPA Examiners, PO Box 12827, Raleigh NC 27605-2827.

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