Surgent's Why Do They Do It? The Psychology of Fraud On-Demand Webcast

Course Details

Date

Self-Study

Location

Online

Field of Study

Accounting & Audit

CPE Credit

2 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge

Beginning

Vendor

Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC

Prerequisites

None

Description

This course will discuss the psychology behind white-collar crime. It will conclude with a conversation with Abby Ellin, author of Duped.

This is the third of five 2-hour courses in Surgent's Fraud Certificate Program. This program includes a combination of lectures, animated videos, and live interviews with white-collar offenders and whistle-blowers. Each course is designed to be engaging and informative and will enhance your understanding of fraud.

Highlights

  • The fraud triangle
  • The truth default theory
  • The concept of cognitive dissonance
  • Confirmation bias
  • Availability

Objectives

  • Recognize the reasons why fraud is committed by understanding a variety of psychological theories behind it

Designed For

Professionals who want to understand the psychological background of acts of fraud

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