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Introduction to Forensic Data Analytics


Total Credits: 2 including 1 Information Technology - Technical, 1 Specialized Knowledge - Technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Accounting and Auditing |  Ethics |  Personal Development |  Professional Development |  Technology
Faculty:
Vincent M. Walden, CPA, CFE
Course Levels:
Basic
Duration:
2 Hours
License:
Product Setting: Expires 30 day(s) after program date.

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Description

In this introductory course, you'll learn the fundamentals of integrating forensic data analytics into your anti-fraud risk management program. We will cover key definitions, use cases, methodologies and some of the leading innovations and techniques driving this ever-evolving field of "finding hidden money."

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Understand what is forensic data analytics 
  • How data analytics is a key component to an effective fraud risk management program
  • Key regulatory drivers that call for the use of forensic data analytics
  • Practical case examples

Major Subjects
  • Data analytics
  • Key fraud risk management guidance documents 
  • Data analytics frameworks 
  • Leading techniques and innovations for preventing and detecting fraud

Course Materials

Faculty

Vincent M. Walden, CPA, CFE's Profile

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CEO

Kona AI


Vincent Walden is CEO of Kona AI, a global, AI-driven technology company focused on anti-fraud, anti-corruption and compliance risks. He specializes in forensic data analytics, continuous controls monitoring, information governance and legal discovery services. With over 25 years of professional anti-fraud and forensic technology experience, his primary area of focus is in providing leading technology innovations on both proactive compliance programs and reactive investigations.


Prior to joining Kona AI, Mr. Walden was a Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal’s (A&M) Disputes & Investigations practice for approximately three years.  Prior to A&M, Mr. Walden spent 14 years at Ernst & Young’s Forensic & Integrity Services Practice in Dallas, New York and Atlanta, where he served as a Partner for nine years leading a global team of forensic data analytics professionals and supporting white-collar investigations. Before EY, he worked at KPMG and Arthur Andersen. During his career, he also served as President and CFO of a privately-funded Internet company, which was subsequently sold to a Fortune 500 Company in 2001.


As an industry thought leader, Mr. Walden was recognized as “Certified Fraud Examiner of the Year” in 2022 and has been featured in many publications including Internal Auditor Magazine, Compliance Week, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review and The Economist. Since 2018, he has been a regular columnist for FRAUD Magazine writing on anti-fraud innovation. As part of COSO’s Anti-Fraud Task Force, Mr. Walden co-authored its “Fraud Risk Management Guide”, which was released in September 2016 and was also part of the 2023 update. He also teaches Compliance Innovation as an Adjunct Professor at Fordham Law School in New York. 


Mr. Walden earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern California. He completed the Harvard Leadership Program at Harvard Business School and is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner. Mr. Walden also volunteered as the President of The Association of Certified Fraud Examiner’s Education and Research Foundation (2017-2021), which provides academic scholarships to students and anti-fraud research to qualified recipients. 


Dates

Wed, Mar 06, 2024 - 08:00am to 09:46am MST
Sat, Mar 30, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:46am MDT
Tue, Apr 02, 2024 - 04:00pm to 05:46pm MDT
Sat, Apr 13, 2024 - 02:00pm to 03:46pm MDT
Mon, Apr 22, 2024 - 08:00am to 09:46am MDT
Thu, May 09, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:46am MDT
Tue, May 28, 2024 - 12:00pm to 01:46pm MDT
Thu, Jun 06, 2024 - 02:00pm to 03:46pm MDT
Fri, Jun 14, 2024 - 08:00am to 09:46am MDT
Tue, Jun 25, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:46am MDT
Fri, Jul 12, 2024 - 12:00pm to 01:46pm MDT
Wed, Jul 24, 2024 - 02:00pm to 03:46pm MDT
Fri, Aug 02, 2024 - 08:00am to 09:46am MDT
Sat, Aug 24, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:46am MDT
Wed, Sep 11, 2024 - 12:00pm to 01:46pm MDT
Mon, Sep 23, 2024 - 02:00pm to 03:46pm MDT
Thu, Oct 03, 2024 - 08:00am to 09:46am MDT
Tue, Oct 29, 2024 - 04:00pm to 05:46pm MDT
Sat, Nov 09, 2024 - 12:00pm to 01:46pm MST
Wed, Nov 20, 2024 - 02:00pm to 03:46pm MST
Sat, Dec 14, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:46am MST
Fri, Dec 27, 2024 - 12:00pm to 01:46pm MST
Wed, Jan 15, 2025 - 08:00am to 09:46am MST
Tue, Jan 28, 2025 - 10:00am to 11:46am MST
Sat, Feb 01, 2025 - 09:00am to 10:46am MST
Mon, Feb 03, 2025 - 12:00pm to 01:46pm MST
Tue, Feb 25, 2025 - 05:00pm to 06:46pm MST
Mon, Mar 10, 2025 - 08:00am to 09:46am MDT
Mon, Mar 24, 2025 - 10:00am to 11:46am MDT
Tue, Apr 01, 2025 - 12:00pm to 01:46pm MDT
Wed, Apr 16, 2025 - 02:00pm to 03:46pm MDT
Sat, May 10, 2025 - 08:00am to 09:46am MDT
Fri, May 30, 2025 - 10:00am to 11:46am MDT
Mon, Jun 09, 2025 - 12:00pm to 01:46pm MDT
Mon, Jun 16, 2025 - 02:00pm to 03:46pm MDT
Thu, Jun 26, 2025 - 08:00am to 09:46am MDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation  None
Designed For

Beginning accounting professional interested in expanding their knowledge and application of data analytics to support a company's fraud risk management program.

 


Original Recording Date

05/22/2023

 


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Course Developer Vincent Walden
Date Added to Catalog 05/22/2023

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based


Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration


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John K

"Great topic "