Self-study: Proactive Fraud Detection and Review for Troubled Companies

Based on a live, web-based presentation, this program covers essentials of design and maintenance of effective fraud prevention programs and related issues, including fraud risk assessment and prioritization, review and design of controls, investigative life cycle and triggers, data analysis and fraud-specific data analysis. (Recorded December 2012; reviewed November 2014)

After completing this program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and discuss important elements of effective fraud prevention programs
  • Discuss important considerations in the following key areas when faced with fraud investigation: first steps, role of board and management, document preservation, employee interviews, and concluding the investigation.
  • Describe four phases of the anti-fraud process including the role of data analysis.
  • Define fraud-specific data analysis and give examples of its application to accounts payable, sales and receivables, vendor master files, and customer master files.



Due to the live recording process, some ambient noise is heard at the beginning of the program but is limited to the first few minutes.

Price $65
CPE Credit Recommended, 1 CPE Credit hour(s), field of study—Accounting - Technical;
Knowledge level Basic: Most beneficial to CPAs and other financial advisors new to a skill or attribute, including individuals at staff or entry level in an organization as well as seasoned professionals with limited exposure to the area.
Additional Info Online registration and payment of fee will allow materials to sent to the participant’s email address and the participant must submit request for CPE credit after completing the requirements (instructions enclosed with materials). Presenters’ PowerPoint slides for reference are included with materials. If unable to register online, participants may call AIRA’s office at (541) 858-1665 to order.
Format Digital Materials
Prerequisites None
Advance prep None

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Requests for refunds must be received within 10 days after receipt of course subject to a $25 cancellation fee and return of all materials in good condition.

Question Resolution

For assistance regarding refunds, program cancellations, or other program related matters, please contact our offices at (541) 858-1665 or by email

National Registry of CPE Sponsors

Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) for group training on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

NASBA CPE Credits are made available and awarded for AIRA group training that complies with the Statement on Standards for CPE Programs. In accordance with these Standards, relevant group training details are disclosed to learners in advance via email invitations, registration websites, or other similar advance announcements.

AIRA’s CPE Sponsor ID Numbers:

  • NASBA National Registry: 103243
  • Texas State Board of Public Accountancy: 003242

Complaints regarding NASBA National Registry CPE Sponsors may be submitted to NASBA via their website, State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of CPE Credits for Certified Public Accountants (CPAs).