Western Michigan Chapter Seminar--------------------- - 11/13/2014

8:00 AM
5:00 PM

Event Registration Cost(s):

     Members: - $225.00
     Non-members: - $275.00



Event Details:


Presenter & Topic:  Developing a Fraud Risk Assessment - Mary Breslin, CIA, CFE - CPE Interactive

Date:  Thursday, November 13, 2014

Time:  8am - 5pm (registration, networking, and breakfast starting at 7:30AM)

Location:       Lansing Community College – West Campus
                     5708 Cornerstone Drive
                     Lansing, MI 48917

Attire:   Business Casual

Meals:  Continental breakfast and lunch are included

Parking:  Free onsite

Cost:  Members, $225; Non-members, $275
Registration: You can register for this meeting on-line at 


CPE:  8 Hours

Payment due upon receiving your registration confirmation for non-members

Mail check to:  ISACA Western Michigan Chapter, P.O. Box 14282, Lansing MI 48901

Description:  All organizations are subject to fraud risk. ACFE studies show that on average 5% of revenue is lost to internal fraud schemes within an organization. Understanding how to properly identify and assess potential fraud risk will help an organization to develop and implement an effective fraud program that can reduce the potential financial, reputation and organization risks that can be associated with fraud. The ability for an organization to prevent and detect fraud begins with the ability to identify and assess potential fraud risks for an organization.This class is designed to help individuals learn and develop the skills necessary to help drive, implement and execute an effective Fraud Risk Assessment as part of an overall Fraud Risk Program through the use of case studies, best practices and interactive exercises with the class.

Who Should Attend
ï‚·     Internal Auditors (Operational and IT)
ï‚·     Financial Auditors
ï‚·     Internal Control Professionals
ï‚·     Risk professionals

Learning Objectives
ï‚·     Learn how to conduct a fraud risk assessment
ï‚·     Understanding basic fraud concepts
ï‚·     Learning to identify and assess risks
ï‚·     Identifying best practices in fraud risk assessment
ï‚·     Understanding the parts of a fraud risk assessment program
ï‚·     Learning to utilize appropriate frameworks for assessing fraud risks
ï‚·     Use of commonly used framework, scorecards and reporting templates
ï‚·     Familiarization with best practices

Mary Breslin, CIA, CFE—Senior Fellow in Financial and Operational Auditing
Mary  Breslin,  CIA,  CFE  is  a  Senior  Fellow  with  CPEinteractive,  specializes  in  Internal  
Audit  transformations,
Operational and Financial Auditing, Fraud Auditing & Investigations, and Corporate Accounting.

Her career spans over 20 years in Internal Auditing, Management and Accounting for companies such 
as ConocoPhillips, Barclays Capital, Costco Wholesale, Jefferson Wells and Boart Longyear. With 
significant International experience, she has managed audit programs in more than 50 countries. 
Most recently, Ms. Breslin held the titles of Vice President and Chief Audit Executive where she 
transformed a checklist audit functions into a value add audit departments which regularly 
delivered measurable business results through the use of risk based auditing, data analytics, 
continuous education and skill development for her leadership team and staff. Through her senior 
audit leadership roles, Ms. Breslin has implemented numerous baseline internal aud it functions and 
year-one Sarbanes-Oxley programs, both domestically and abroad.

Additionally Ms. Breslin has extensive Fraud Audit and Investigation experience and has conducted 
major fraud investigations on multiple continents including large scale federal cases domestically. 
She has developed and implemented fraud auditing programs in various industries focused on both 
accounting and operations.
Ms. Breslin attended Rutgers University and received her BS in accounting, and an MBA from the 
University of Phoenix while living and working overseas. She is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), 
and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). She maintains memberships in the IIA, and the Association of 
Certified Fraud Examiners and is currently a conference speaker for the IIA.





Please Note:

The Registration Cutoff Date for this event is Thursday, November 13, 2014.