Identifying & Addressing the Risk of Fraud in Nonprofits Webcast [IAR4]

Aug 12, 2021
Time: 12:30pm - 4:00pm


Accounting & Auditing

Credit Hours:



Member: $150.00
Non-member: $225.00

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Discussion Leader:

James Hodge, CPA, CGFM, CFE    more info

James Hodge is currently the Director of Financial Statement Audits at the Department of Treasury's Office of Inspector General where he oversees financial statement audits, performance audits, evaluations, and attestation engagements. Prior to joining the federal government, he worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Washington Federal Practice (now Guidehouse), advising federal entities on how to solve complex organizational issues, manage risk, and add value in financial and program management, operations improvement, and security and data management.

James is also an adjunct business professor at Howard University, Montgomery College, and University of Maryland Global Campus where he teaches upper-level undergraduate and graduate accounting courses. Additionally, James serves as an instructor for Becker Professional Education and Kaplan Professional. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, and Certified Government Financial Manager. He received both his undergraduate and graduate business degrees from the University of Dayton.

As an active member of the accounting and auditing community, James has served in numerous leadership roles with the National Association of Black Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Government Accounting and Auditing Update Committee, and the Office of Management and Budget’s Executive Steering Committee on Fraud.

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Website registration for this course closes on August 11, 2021. To register after this date please contact the society at or 907-562-4334.

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Identifying and Addressing the Risk of Fraud in Nonprofit Organizations Webcast (IAR4)

August 12th, 2021

This 4-hour module will help auditors and those working in nonprofit organizations to identify and address the most common fraud and abuse schemes that are perpetrated against them. Using a case study format, participants will learn how these fraud schemes can be prevented and detected. The issue of fraud is especially important to understand in an economy where incentive and pressure to commit a fraudulent act is intensified.

This course has been updated with a discussion on the important changes in the COSO Framework and COSO white papers on board governance and cyber fraud and statistics from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Major Topics Covered:
-Identification of fraud risk
-Major fraud schemes
-Internal controls that are responsive to those risks
-Cyber fraud

Learning Objective: Participants will be able to identify situations where there is a risk of fraud and create ways to prevent and detect them.

Designed For: Auditors of nonprofit organizations and accounting and financial professionals working in the nonprofit industry.

CPE Credits: 4, Accounting & Auditing

Level of Knowledge: Basic

Prerequisite: None

Acronym: IAR4

Discussion Leader: James Hodge, CPA, CGFM, CFE