Fraud: Introduction to Fraud

This course can greatly improve your career advancement. Learn how to recognize and deal with Fraud.
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  • Lectures 11
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

~~~Over 1,500 students enrolled in my courses.~~~ (Updated as of January 2017)

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~~~Learn about Fraud in less than 1 hour.~~~

Learn how to recognize Fraud in a company. With this course you can improve your business by reducing the risk of fraud. As an employee, you will be able to gain more trust with superiors and prove your ethical and moral behavior. This will enable you to advance rapidly in your career.

You will find videos that will explain to you the types of fraud and the ways to report it and fight it. Videos of simple case studies and the appropriate analysis are also included. You should be able to complete this course in a very short amount of time. However, I want you to develop the mindset that Fraud does happen, and you can be the one to stop it.

Whether you are an executive, mid-level manager, or an employee, you need to know the types of Fraud and the actions you can take. This can greatly improve your career advancement.

What are the requirements?

  • Just push play!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand Fraud
  • Types of Fraud
  • Careers to fight Fraud
  • Profile the people who commit Fraud
  • Use Fraud Triangle
  • Motives for Fraud
  • Opportunities for Fraud
  • Rationalization of Fraud activities
  • Fraud Schemes
  • Ways to fight Fraud
  • Preventing Fraud
  • Detecting Fraud
  • Investigating Fraud
  • Taking Legal Action against fraudsters

Who is the target audience?

  • Everyone should take this course and learn how to prevent, detect, and investigate Fraud

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Start Here
Introduction to the course
Section 2: Overview of Fraud

Fraud types, Ponzi Scheme, Identification of Fraud.


Illustration of identification of various Fraud types.

Section 3: Who would commit Fraud?

Can we predict who will commit fraud? The fraud triangle. Motives, opportunities, and rationalization of Fraud.


Importance of internal controls. COSO framework and components. Fraud triangle.


Assessing and identifying the risk of fraud in a specific case study.

Section 4: Fighting Fraud

How to prevent, detect, and investigate Fraud. Possible legal actions against fraudsters.


Most common mistakes while hiring.

Section 5: Illustrative Examples of Fraud

A specific case describing employee embezzlement.


A specific case describing a kickback (bribery) scheme.


Specific case of financial statements manipulation committed by the management of the company.

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Instructor Biography

Professor Stefan Ignatovski, Entrepreneur, Investor, Professor

An Accounting Professor, Investor and Entrepreneur who teaches at multiple colleges in the US, including University of Washington. Stefan has also established multiple companies and invested in multiple start-up companies. Additionally, he is the author of the book "What College Didn't Teach You!". His area of expertise is concentrated in Accounting Forensics, which focuses on financial fraud, creative accounting, and anti-money laundering.

In every course Stefan makes, you will find the difference in teaching. He has his own way of creating interesting videos (less than 5 minutes, of course!) in which you will find everything you need to know about a specific topic. The DIFFERENCE is that his videos are fun to watch and will give you the desired "Aha!" moment. You will never forget the information, since each one is very descriptive. Visit the twitter profile for interesting updates.

Stefan's classes are very dynamic and make you eager to learn!

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