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Members Webinar: Internal Auditor’s Role in Fraud Risk Management

January 18, 2022
3:30–4:30 p.m. ET

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The internal audit activity must evaluate the potential for the occurrence of fraud and how the organization manages fraud risk. The organization must not only have a clear strategy of how to identify fraud risk impacting their organization, but also the right controls to prevent, detect, and investigate fraud. The CAE using the competency framework must develop and build the audit resources to effectively assist the organization in mitigating the high fraud risks that can impact their organization. In this session, you will learn strategies internal audit can effectively implement in their role in fraud risk management.

Learning Objectives

Attendees will be able to…

  • Discover strategies that work for identifying fraud risks.
  • Learn how to incorporate The IIA’s Internal Audit Competency Framework to assist with risk management efforts.
  • Understand how to discuss emerging fraud issues with stakeholders.
  • Examine how to employ the right controls to prevent, detect, and investigate fraud risks.

Course Duration: 1 hour
CPEs Available: 1
Knowledge Level: Basic
Field of Study: Auditing
Prerequisites: None
Advance Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based


IIA Members: Complimentary
Non-members: $59


Leonard VonaLeonard Vona, CPA, CFE
CEO, Fraud Auditing, Inc.

Leonard W. Vona is the CEO of Fraud Auditing. He is a forensic accountant with 40+ years of diversified auditing and forensic accounting experience, including a distinguished 18-year private industry career. His firm advises clients in areas of litigation support, fraud risk, fraud data analytics, and fraud auditing. Recognized as a worldwide renowned authority on internal fraud risk, Vona is the author of three books published by Wiley — Fraud Risk Assessment: Building a Fraud Audit Program; The Fraud Audit: Responding to the Risk of Fraud in Core Business Systems; and Fraud Data Analytics Methodology: The Fraud Scenario Approach to Uncovering Fraud. Vona has successfully conducted 100+ financial investigations and fraud auditing engagements for some of the largest high-profile corporations in the United States. The net result of his efforts has saved clients millions of dollars through recovery or defense strategies. His financial investigation experience includes embezzlement, business disputes, asset theft, bribery and corruption, malpractice, and disbursement schemes. Vonda’s trial experience is extensive, including appearances in federal and state courts. He is qualified as an expert witness and is cited in West Law for the successful use of circumstantial evidence. Vona lectures nationally and internationally on fraud risk assessments, fraud investigation, fraud prevention and detection, and fraud schemes perpetrated on companies. He has provided 1,000+ days of fraud training to organizations around the world. He has been on the faculty of the National Association of Fraud Examiners, MIS Training Institute, and Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Vona wrote a training course, Auditors’ Responsibility for Detecting Fraud – SAS99, used by CPA societies across the country. His international training experience includes five continents and training through interpreters in Spanish, Portuguese, and Russian. He regularly speaks at audit conferences.