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Behavioral Ethics Coursepack (4 CPE Credits)

Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study. Make your purchase through our secure shopping cart. You will create an account to access your e-case during the checkout process.

Format: You will be able to view your e-case by logging on to our learning management system (training.heliosdigital.com) with the login credentials created upon purchase.

Prerequisites: None

Level: Basic. Program knowledge level most beneficial to CPAs new to a skill or an attribute. These individuals are often at the staff or entry level in organizations, although content may be of interest to seasoned professional looking to enrich ethical decision-making skills.

CPE: Credit: 4 credits in Behavioral Ethics

Price: $80.00


Course Description: This behavioral ethics coursepack features three e-cases: Crossing the Line: Ordinary People Committing Extraordinary Crimes, Whistle-blowing and Fraud Discover and Choice and Challenges: Ethical Decision-Making In A Small Business Environment.

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify the elements of the fraud triangle and apply them to real-world scenarios.

 2. Identify fraud schemes used in embezzlement cases.

 3. State an influencing factor in fraud prevention.

4. State the effect that money has on decision making.

5. Define professional skepticism.

6. Define a pro-organizational crime.

7. Define "cooking the books".

8. Recall embezzlement statistics based on the Marquet Report on Embezzlement.

9. Define a whistleblower and identify the implications of whistle-blowing.

10. Identify red flags that can negatively impact the bottom line of a company.

11. Define key features and evolutions of the mortgage industry.

12. Identify characteristics of white-collar offenses.

13. Identify mortgage-related fraud schemes.



    About the Author:

    Kelly Richmond Pope, Ph.D., CPA is an expert in the field of white-collar crime. She is a co-author of The A.B.C.'s of Behavioral Forensics: Using Psychology to Prevent, Detect and Deter Fraud. She is a contributing writer for Forbes.com, The Daily Beast and The Washington Post. She also teaches ethics and forensic accounting at various universities across the country.

     

     

 

Price:$80.00
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Choice and Challenges (1.5 CPE Credits)

Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study. Make your purchase through our secure shopping cart. You will create an account to access your e-case during the checkout process.

Format: You will be able to view your e-case by logging on to our learning management system (training.heliosdigital.com) with the login credentials created upon purchase.

Prerequisites: None

Level: Basic. Program knowledge level most beneficial to CPAs new to a skill or an attribute. These individuals are often at the staff or entry level in organizations, although content may be of interest to seasoned professional looking to enrich ethical decision-making skills.

CPE Credit: 1.5 credits in Behavioral Ethics

Course Description: Mortgage fraud is a serious crime that impacts individuals and the national economy. According to the FBI, mortgage fraud schemes typically involve material misstatements, misrepresentations, or omissions relating to a real estate transaction which are relied upon by one or more parties to the transaction. This e-case explores the story of a former entrepreneur from the mortgage industry who found himself entangled in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud case. Although his intentions were to protect his business, his failure to make appropriate business decisions led him to spend several years in federal prison.

Learning Objectives:

1. Define key features and evolutions of the mortgage industry.  

2. Identify characteristics of white-collar fraud offenses.

3. Identify mortgage-related fraud schemes.


    About the Author:

    Kelly Richmond Pope, Ph.D., CPA is an expert in the field of white-collar crime. She is a co-author of The A.B.C.'s of Behavioral Forensics: Using Psychology to Prevent, Detect and Deter Fraud. She is a contributing writer for Forbes.com, The Daily Beast and The Washington Post. She also teaches ethics and forensic accounting at various universities across the country.

     

     

 

Price:$30.00
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Crossing the Line (1.5 CPE Credits)

Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study. Make your purchase through our secure shopping cart. You will create an account to access your e-case during the checkout process.

Format: You will be able to view your e-case by logging on to our learning management system (training.heliosdigital.com) with the login credentials created upon purchase.

Prerequisites: None

Level: Basic. Program knowledge level most beneficial to CPAs new to a skill or an attribute. These individuals are often at the staff or entry level in organizations, although content may be of interest to seasoned professional looking to enrich ethical decision-making skills.

CPE Credit: 1.5 credits in Behavioral Ethics

Course Description: Crossing the Line: Ordinary People Committing Extraordinary Crimes chronicles the lives of five convicted white-collar felons. These ordinary people tell the stories of how they devolved from corporate citizens to deceptive criminals, destroying their lives in the process. As they fight to rebuild their lives after serving time in federal prison, these individuals provide surprising insights into their past behavior and the road ahead.

Learning Objectives

1. Identify the elements of the fraud triangle and apply them to real-world scenarios.

 2. Identify fraud schemes used in embezzlement cases.

 3. State an influencing factor in fraud prevention.

4. State the effect that money has on decision making.

5. Define professional skepticism.

6. Define a pro-organizational crime.

7. Define "cooking the books".

8. Recall embezzlement statistics based on the Marquet Report on Embezzlement.


    About the Author

    Kelly Richmond Pope, Ph.D., CPA is an expert in the field of white-collar crime. She is a co-author of The A.B.C.'s of Behavioral Forensics: Using Psychology to Prevent, Detect and Deter Fraud. She is a contributing writer for Forbes.com, The Daily Beast and The Washington Post. She also teaches ethics and forensic accounting at various universities across the country.

     

     

 

Price:$30.00
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Mood in the Middle (0.5 CPE Credit)

Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study. Make your purchase through our secure shopping cart. You will create an account to access your e-case during the checkout process.

Format: You will be able to view your e-case by logging on to our learning management system (training.heliosdigital.com) with the login credentials created upon purchase.

Prerequisites: None

Level: Basic. Program knowledge level most beneficial to CPAs new to a skill or an attribute. These individuals are often at the staff or entry level in organizations, although content may be of interest to seasoned professional looking to enrich ethical decision-making skills.

CPE Credit: 0.5 credit in Behavioral Ethics

Course Description: Nathan Mueller learned the hard way that crime pays until it costs you everything. A former CPA at ING Insurance in Minneapolis, Mueller constructed an $8.5 million dollar tax fraud scheme that lasted four years. This is the story of how he went from living large on the Vegas Strip to trying to get his life back on track. Fraud, luxury, betrayal, justice, and a healthy dose of business ethics; this true-crime tale has it all.

Learning Objectives

1. Apply the elements of the fraud triangle to real-world situations.

 2. Identify red flags that could indicate fraud.


    About the Author:

    Kelly Richmond Pope, Ph.D., CPA is an expert in the field of white-collar crime. She is a co-author of The A.B.C.'s of Behavioral Forensics: Using Psychology to Prevent, Detect and Deter Fraud. She is a contributing writer for Forbes.com, The Daily Beast and The Washington Post. She also teaches ethics and forensic accounting at various universities across the country.

     

     

 

Price:$25.00
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The Risk of Following an Unethical Leader (1 CPE Credit)

Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study. Make your purchase through our secure shopping cart. You will create an account to access your e-case during the checkout process.

Format: You will be able to view your e-case by logging on to our learning management system (training.heliosdigital.com) with the login credentials created upon purchase.

Prerequisites: None

Level: Basic. Program knowledge level most beneficial to CPAs new to a skill or an attribute. These individuals are often at the staff or entry level in organizations, although content may be of interest to seasoned professional looking to enrich ethical decision-making skills.

CPE Credit: 1 credit in Behavioral Ethics

Course Description: Exercising professional skepticism is one of the most important responsibilities of an auditor and an accountant. According to AU 230.09, a skeptical auditor is one who “neither assumes that management is dishonest nor assumes unquestioned honesty.” This standard is heavily cited in the authoritative auditing literature; however, these can be difficult assumptions to maintain. This case highlights one accountant’s struggle with exercising professional skepticism while evaluating a client’s financial statements. Additionally, this case discusses how exercising professional skepticism can be important in identifying fraud.

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify the types of employment affiliations that can affect audit quality.

2. Describe the characteristics of a Ponzi scheme.


    About the Author:

    Kelly Richmond Pope, Ph.D., CPA is an expert in the field of white-collar crime. She is a co-author of The A.B.C.'s of Behavioral Forensics: Using Psychology to Prevent, Detect and Deter Fraud. She is a contributing writer for Forbes.com, The Daily Beast and The Washington Post. She also teaches ethics and forensic accounting at various universities across the country.

     

     

 

Price:$20.00
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Whistleblowing & Fraud Discovery (1 CPE Credit)

Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study. Make your purchase through our secure shopping cart. You will create an account to access your e-case during the checkout process.

Format: You will be able to view your e-case by logging on to our learning management system (training.heliosdigital.com) with the login credentials created upon purchase.

Prerequisites: None

Level: Basic. Program knowledge level most beneficial to CPAs new to a skill or an attribute. These individuals are often at the staff or entry level in organizations, although content may be of interest to seasoned professional looking to enrich ethical decision-making skills.

CPE Credit: 1 credit in Behavioral Ethics

Course Description: Whistleblowers are a key element in combatting corporate fraud. But making the decision to become a whistleblower is not an easy one. Often these corporate watchdogs fear retaliation from their employers, but they make the courageous decision to divulge information that can potentially save a company from financial ruin. This case explores one controller’s experience as a whistleblower and why she decided to stand up to executive leadership and make the right decision to report fraud.

Learning Objectives:

1. Define a whistleblower and identify the implications of whistleblowing.

 2. Identify red flags that can negatively impact the bottom line of a company.


    About the Author:

    Kelly Richmond Pope, Ph.D., CPA is an expert in the field of white-collar crime. She is a co-author of The A.B.C.'s of Behavioral Forensics: Using Psychology to Prevent, Detect and Deter Fraud. She is a contributing writer for Forbes.com, The Daily Beast and The Washington Post. She also teaches ethics and forensic accounting at various universities across the country.

     

     

 

Price:$25.00
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