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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

"It's Them, Not Me" -- Understanding How Great Employees Can Make Unethical Decisions

Start Date: 3/22/2017 1:00 PM EDT
End Date: 3/22/2017 3:00 PM EDT

Organization Name: NABA, Inc.

NABA Member Service
Phone: 888-571-2939

FREE CPE: 2 hours (Behavioral Ethics)

“It’s them” and “Not Me” are famous last words from many. We are believe that we are great employees and quite honestly, most of us are. But yet, we often are inundated with reports of rampant fraud at organizations of all sizes on a regular basis. Some of our most trusted and valued employees can find themselves entangled in a fraudulent decision, but why? This webinar is designed to take a deeper look at the psychology behind unethical decision-making and discuss red flags that may help us identify potential future mistakes.

Our webinar speaker, Dr. Kelly Richmond Pope, will share her experiences and research conducting forensic field interviews with white-collar felons, whistle-blowers and victims of fraud. She in an accountant turned filmmaker and uses film as a vehicle to teach and train accountants about ethical decision making.

Please join us for this engaging and insightful webinar.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the fraud triangle and apply it to several recent corporate fraud cases
  • Review the 3 types of employee workplace crimes
  • Discuss the fraud tree
  • Identify red flags in fraud prevention and detection
  • Discuss internal whistle-blowing research

About the speaker:
Kelly Richmond Pope is an Associate Professor in the School of Accountancy and MIS at DePaul University in Chicago, IL and founder of Helios Digital Learning, Inc. She is a recognized expert in the forensic accounting field and has conducted forensic accounting seminars around the world for universities, corporations and governmental entities including the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and the Securities Commission Malaysia.

Kelly is the creator and executive producer of the award winning educational white-collar crime documentary Crossing the Line: Ordinary People Committing Extraordinary Crime. Her in-process documentary, All the Queen’s Horses which chronicles the largest municipal fraud in U.S. history, was selected to participate in the Tribeca Film Institute Industry Market forum in 2016. She was also selected by the TED Ed team to develop a teaching lesson on “How People Rationalize Fraud” which can be found on the TED Ed website.
Kelly is a board member of the Illinois CPA Society, a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and serves of the finance committee for Mercy Hospital. Additionally, she serves on the Governing Council of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) for a 3-year term.

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Closed: 3/21/2017 6:00 PM

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