2017 Freeze-Out Fraud Skills Seminar

Monday, December 11, 2017
8 CPE Credits in Auditing

Program Agenda and Learning Objectives

In our December 11, 2017 Freeze-Out Fraud Skills Seminar, we’ll present an deep dive into four important anti-fraud issues and their action impact on audit and other fraud risk management professionals. Each of the four sub-sessions will be built on one hour of lecture and instruction followed by participant brainstorming, discussion, and exercises. You’ll leave with proven, practical, ‘how-to’ action ideas to use right away on the job. And participants will earn 8 CPE credits in Auditing (NASBA Sponsor number 108226)

Here’s the lineup:

Session One Agenda (8:15 AM to 9:45 AM)


Six Best Practices in Fraud Risk Management – And How To Apply Them in Your Organization

In this session, you’ll benefit from learning:

  • Six proven management practices for managing fraud risks
  • How to improve profits through fraud risks management
  • How to sell executives on more-effective anti-fraud steps
  • Tools to help you quantify current losses as a starting point for improvement


Session Two Agenda (10:00 AM to 11:45 AM)


Three-Step Fraud Detection – For Every Auditor and Manager

In this session, you’ll learn:

  • 3 steps to find fraud by auditors, managers and key control employees
  • How to efficiently brainstorm exposures
  • How to build fraud risks into every audit project
  • How to continuously monitor for fraud symptoms and red flags
  • Fraud detection questions for auditors and managers

Session Three Agenda (1:00 PM to 2:45 PM)

Managing Fraud Risks in Procurement and Contracting

During this portion of the program, you’ll learn

  • Why procurement and contracting relationships are always a fraud threat
  • What fraud looks like in procurement and contracting transactions
  • Real world examples of fraud found during audits of suppliers and contractors
  • Effective audit and control steps to manage fraud risks in third-party relationship


Session Four Agenda (2:45 PM to 4:30 PM)

Four Fraud Cases – And The Critical Action Lessons We Should All Learn

Using relevant real-world fraud cases, in our final session participants will learn:

  • What went wrong, and why
  • The red flags, symptoms and indicators of fraud that were present
  • What actions to take and what to avoid when fraud surfaces
  • Lessons auditors and other anti-fraud professionals can take back to the job



Embassy Suites Denver Downtown

1420 Stout Street

Denver, CO 80202

(303) 592-1000


Registration and continental breakfast: 7:45 AM

Program Start: 8:15 AM Sharp

Program End:  4:30 PM

Please note that to keep costs reasonable for this event, lunch will not be provided as part of the program. 75 minutes will be allotted for lunch to allow participants to take advantage of the many nearby restaurants just a short walk from our seminar location. Lunch is also available at the restaurant right in the hotel lobby.

Enclosed paid parking is available on site and at several lower-cost surface lots nearby (including right across the street!) This hotel is just a half block from the Denver Convention Center, so public parking lots are available at several sites right around the hotel. And there’s a light rail station across the street from the hotel. Participants are advised to allow sufficient time to arrive, park, locate the seminar room, check-in, obtain refreshments and find a seat before the program start time of 8:00 AM sharp

Pricing, Registration and Payment

This 8 CPE skills training program is priced at $179.00. But if you purchase your seat by Thanksgiving Day November 23, we’ll give you $30 off – for a net Early Bird Price of $149! Just click to reserve your spot today.

Group rate: for every five paid participants from the same organization, one extra seat is included for free. Email or call for details.

If you prefer to pay by check, need a printed receipt on our letterhead, need a 1099, or for anything else, please email: John@JohnHallSpeaker.com

Instructional Method, Program Length and Continuing Education Credits

This seminar will utilize a combination of lecture, discussion and exercises. The length is one full day. In accordance with the standards of the National Association of CPE Sponsors, Continuing Professional Education credits have been granted based on a 50-minute hour. National Registry of CPE Sponsors ID Number: 108226 (Hall Consulting, Inc.)

Program Level:                    Intermediate, although participants with all levels of experience will benefit

Prerequisites:                      A solid working knowledge of fraud risks and related auditing practices will be helpful

Advance Preparation:      None. Just come ready to brainstorm fraud risks and sustain your energy for the entire program length.

Delivery Method:                Group-Live

Field of Study:                     Auditing

CPE Credits:                       8 credits

About Your Instructor

John J. Hall, CPA is the founder and President of Hall Consulting, Inc. and the author of The Anti-Fraud Toolkit and the award-winning book “Do What You Can! Simple Steps – Extraordinary Results”. He specializes in skills training programs and conference presentations for government and internal auditors, management groups, CPAs, Board members, and professional associations.

Mr. Hall has over 42 years of experience as a consultant, speaker, auditor and business owner. He has worked in senior leadership positions in large corporations and international public accounting firms. He is a member of the National Speakers Association, the American Institute of CPAs, and the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Meet John at www.JohnHallSpeaker.com

Email John at John@JohnHallSpeaker.com

Contact Information

For additional information, contact us at:


Office Phone: (970) 926-0355

Hall Consulting, Inc.

PO Box 6263

Denver, CO 80206

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