Tuesday June 6, 2017 8:30 to 4:30
Wednesday June 7, 2017 8:30 to 4:30
12222 Merit Drive
Main Conference Room
Dallas, TX 75251
Field of Study: Auditing
Course Level: Basic
No prerequisites. Advance preparation required.
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Courtenay Thompson & Associates
Scott Langlinais has dedicated over 20 years of his career to fraud detection and investigation. Business leaders across many industries have asked him to assess their environment and design strategies to help defend the organization's people, reputation and assets.
Mr. Langlinais employs IDEA data analysis software to sift through system transactions and seek indicators of fraud, waste and abuse. Using such techniques, he has helped companies recover millions of dollars from vendor overpayments, corruption and unbilled revenues.
Prior to starting his own practice, Mr. Langlinais held accounting and internal audit leadership positions, most recently serving as Director of Internal Audit and Security for a NASDAQ 100 software company. The International Risk Management Institute publishes his quarterly articles about fraud prevention.
Scott received a BBA degree from the University of Notre Dame.
Courtenay Thompson & Associates
Courtenay Thompson & Associates is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), as a sponsor of continuing 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: www.learningmarket.org
For information regarding CPE, complaint, or program cancellation, please contact our office at 214-361-8346
In this two-day hands-on seminar, attendees will apply data analysis techniques to real-life fraud scenarios using data files and case studies to identify and solve problems. Our goal is to teach audit and accounting professionals to detect fraud, waste and abuse early and address them professionally.
Who should attend: Auditors, Investigators, Accounting Professionals.
Whether you are a seasoned investigator or someone seeking a better understanding of what can go wrong in your organization, you will benefit from this program. Novice auditors or those new to data analysis will learn and employ fundamental detection techniques to real cases, while advanced users and investigators will apply their knowledge in new and challenging ways to detect buried symptoms within complex schemes.
Attendees should bring a laptop computer with IDEA software installed and updated. The Instructor will provide downloadable data for use in class. Don't use IDEA? A free demo version of IDEA software will be provided to you.
From the opening exercise, we will employ a team approach to solving cases, as in the field. Within IDEA, you will apply to actual case data: Creative Extractions; Statistical Analyses; Join-matches & mismatches; Trend Analysis; Pivot Tables; Embedded Functions; Field Manipulation; Numeric & Date Stratification; Benford's Law; Data Duplications & Exclusions; and more!
Register Now! Register online using the link above. Register over the phone by calling 214-361-8346.
Program Fee = $895 Register by May 5 = $795
Team Discount: 2 or more from the same organization = $745 ea.
Program fee is payable with registration to Courtenay Thompson & Associates, P. O. Box 822343, Dallas, TX 75382 by check or pay by credit card online. Contact our office if an invoice is required. Fee includes instruction, all program materials, lunch and refreshment breaks.
Cancellation and Refund: Substitutes will be accepted until the program starts. Cancellations will be accepted up to 7 calendar days prior to program start without incurring a $50 late cancellation fee. Full fee is charged for failure to attend when enrollment has not been cancelled as specified.
Attendees will understand how to...
Preparing to Detect Fraud
Detecting Fraud with IDEA
Putting It All Together