Self-Study Course Details
Having a questioning mind, and appropriately challenging evidence that supports the propriety of transactions and events. This course will provide “real-life” illustrations of the critical role that professional skepticism plays in uncovering fraud and error.
- Explain why professional skepticism is so important to detecting material fraud or error
- Discuss an external accountant’s responsibilities for fraud, error, and noncompliance with laws and regulations
- Provide illustrative examples of challenging the persuasiveness of evidence supporting the propriety of transactions and events
- Recognize professional skepticism and the important role it plays in audits, reviews and other attest services
- Identify how professional skepticism may lead to detection of fraud, errors and noncompliance with laws and regulations
- Discover “real-life” scenarios in which professional skepticism was not properly applied by external accountants
Jennifer has over 20 years experience in designing and instructing high-quality training programs in a wide variety of technical and “soft skills” topics needed for professional and organization success. In 2003 she founded Emergent Solutions Group, which is dedicated to meeting organization’s professional training needs on a project or part-time basis. Jennifer serves a wide variety of clients, including public accounting firms, private industry corporations, and public sector agencies.
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