The purpose of this session is to provide a brief overview of the common types of fraud occurring within governments as well as provide the participant with tools to prevent and/or detect those frauds.

Course Outline

Please note there are two methods to register for this course. Click the Single Registration button to register and pay online. To request an invoice, click the Single Registration button, and then select Checkout. Log in with your account information. Under payment method, select "Request for Invoice." Once you click this option, you must then select "Company Invoice" under Choose Payment Method. You will receive an email with the invoice attached.

Learner Outcomes

At the end of this online class, the participant should be able to:

  • recognize common types of fraud found in state and local governments, schools and school systems

  • recall how these frauds are perpetrated

  • identify methods to prevent and/or detect those frauds


Credits: Participants will earn 2 CPE, .2 CEU, 2 Contact Hours

Attendance Policy: Not applicable, self-study

Field of Study: Finance - technical

Who Should Attend? This session is for anyone involved in state or local government, schools or libraries.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: QAS Self Study

University of Georgia, Carl Vinson Institute of Government, is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:  https://www.nasbaregistry.org

Contact: For more information regarding refunds, concerns, and program cancellation policies, please contact Sue Joe, suejin@uga.edu.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Online Safeguarding Against Fraud
QAS Self-Study
Jul 01, 2021 to Jun 30, 2022
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee $119.00
Section Notes

No refund (100% service charge) if canceled less than one day before the session start date.

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