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Exploring Internal Controls That Could Have Prevented Fraud

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Auditing - Technical

Average Rating:
ACPEN Industry Institute |  Accounting and Auditing
Chris Harper
Course Levels:
2 Hours



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.

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


  • A basic knowledge of internal control procedures

Date Added to Catalog 02/01/2022

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
Official Registry Statement Business Professionals' Network, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:
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Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 64


Kathryn V - Prudenville, Michigan

"A nice new twist on some old fraud stories--the last section on internal controls on a shoestring budget was good!"

Marti S - Lexington, Kentucky

"Chris is an excellent speaker and this course was full of interesting real stories."

Stephen C

"Thank you!"

Thomas D - San Antonio, Texas

"Always a timely topic in today's world"

Sadie H

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Raymond C - howell, Michigan

"Great examples!"