Fraud Audit Techniques Using Excel (2 hrs)

Course Description

Fraud Audit Techniques Using Excel – 2 hrs. CPE

Microsoft Excel provides some easy to use tools that can greatly enhance and expedite the fraud audit process. With all detective work, you want to be able to sift through a large volume of data and utilize a tool that is adequately flexible for you to perform immediate investigations of anything questionable. Excel provides a number of different tools, however we are going to focus on a couple of extremely useful ones: Auto filter and Arrays, as well as a couple of extremely useful functions that include TEXT,WEEKDAY, IFERROR, IFNA MATCH and MOD.

Course Information

Price: $33
Course No. 6003
Format: Online pdf (55 pages) and Excel practice file.
Prerequisites: Excel 2007, Excel 2010, Excel 2013, or Excel 2016 is needed.
Advance Preparation: None
Level: Overview
CPE Credit: 2 hrs.
Field of Study: Computer Software & Applications – 1 hr, Auditing – 1 hr
Course expiration:  You have one year from date of purchase to complete the course.
Course Revision Date: May 2017

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
• Identify the uses of auto filter in fraud auditing
• Recognize when auto filter and conditional formatting may be utilized to highlight exceptions
• Associate VLOOKUP and IFERROR functions with a need to compare lists
• Associate array formulas and certain text functions with a need to compare lists
• Identify and eliminate duplicate items
• Identify gaps in a sequence using Excel
• Recognize the uses of Benford’s Law

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