Participants will gain a practical and relevant understanding of the potential for fraud in the federal government contracting environment.
Field of Study:
David Harvey, CPA
Completion of Federal Government Contracting—An Introduction (recommended)
Becker Professional Education
This course will provide an overview of contract fraud within the federal government contracting environment. Topics will include background information on contract fraud, the responsibilities of management and auditors regarding fraud, various contract fraud scenarios and potential fraud indicators. In addition, this course will highlight steps auditors should consider in making fraud referrals to investigative entities. At the conclusion of this session, you will be able to:
Describe key aspects of fraud and illegal acts as they relate to the government contracting environment.
Describe management’s responsibilities regarding fraud and elements of an effective anti-fraud program.
Describe the auditor’s responsibilities regarding fraud under Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) and the referral of potential fraud indicators to investigators.
Identify features of common fraud scenarios and related fraud indicators in the government contracting environment.