The Raffa Learning Community is hosting a special three-part series of free seminars on how to detect and prevent common fraud schemes perpetrated against nonprofit organizations.
Update: As of March 27th, registration for Part I of the series is full. If you would like to be added to the wait list, please email Michelle Hailey. Also note, the entire series will be presented again this Fall.
Nonprofit Fraud: What You Need to Know – 3-Part Series
Part I: The Fraud
April 4, 2013
During the first Nonprofit Fraud Seminar you will learn about:
- Why you need to be educated about fraud in your organization.
- A few statistics and facts about fraud and nonprofits.
- Who commits fraud and why.
- Common types of fraud in nonprofits.
Three case studies involving common nonprofits fraud schemes and Important takeaways!
Part II: The Detection
May 7, 2013
During the second Nonprofit Fraud Seminar, you will learn about:
- How to detect fraud perpetrators. (Is it possible?)
- The red flags of fraud.
- Fraud detection techniques and how to employ them in your organization.
- What to do when you uncover a fraud.
- Some important takeaways to help your organization deter fraud.
Part III: The Prevention
June 5, 2013
In the third Nonprofit Fraud Seminar, you will learn:
- The primary factors that contribute to fraud in nonprofits.
- Detective controls versus preventive controls.
- Actions and tools used to reduce the risk of fraud.
- How to create an organizational environment that mitigates environmental opportunities for fraud.
The classes will be led by Lawrence J. Hoffman, senior partner at Raffa, During his 30-year career, Larry has developed a nationally recognized practice in forensic accounting and investigations. He merged his practice in 2008 with Raffa. He has conducted and led teams of forensic accountants on fraud audits and investigations, including fraudulent financial statements, misappropriations of assets and embezzlements; money laundering, kickbacks, bribery and conflicts of interest; insurance claims; bankruptcy; financial institutions and loan fraud.
Register for each free class via the links above or by visiting the Learning Community website.