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OD: Decentralization and the Risk of Fraud

August 25, 2010 1:00 PM EST


Fraud can damage an institution’s reputation, divert resources, and monopolize management and trustee time. A slow economy, decentralized departments and the need to do more with less increase the risk of fraud – and no college or university is immune. Hear how to identify and respond to fraud and embezzlement flags.  Among several examples, an athletic department case study highlights precarious situations that business officers need to prepare for.

What You Will Learn:

  • Hear the four main issues identified by fraud examiners
  • Learn how to identify athletic department vulnerabilities
  • Discover methods for preventing fraud
  • Find out how to proceed if fraud is detected

Who Should Participate?

  • AVPs of finance and administration
  • CFOs
  • Controllers
  • Internal Auditors
  • Athletic Directors and Business Officers
  • University Fiscal Officers

Meet the Presenters:

  • Shauna Woody-Coussens, Director, Forensic & Valuation Services, BKD
  • Kevin Robinson, Executive Director, Internal Auditing, Auburn University
  • Dawn Reynolds, Associate Athletic Director, University of Miami
  • Debra Ladyman, National Industry Partner, Not-for-Profit and Government, BKD

Course Information:

  • Course Level: Intermediate
  • Length: 105 minutes
  • Prerequisites: none


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Non-Member Site Fee: $49.00


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