Continuing education workshop for CPAs on May 24

The CPA Series at Saint Joseph’s College will hold a one-day workshop titled “Fraud in the 21st Century: The Old and the New” for certified public accountants and other financial professionals on Thursday, May 24. The workshop will provide eight hours of continuing professional education credits toward licensing requirements, including one hour of ethics.

Topics include types of nonprofits at risk of fraud and abuse, red collar crime, comprehensive control system for small organizations, two new types of fraud in a rapidly changing economy, and ethics cases where CPAs lost their license.

The workshop presenter is Gary Zeune, CPA, a nationally recognized expert in fraud and corporate strategy improvement. He has 35 years of experience in auditing, corporate finance, and investment banking for CPAs, attorneys and executives. He is a member of the Education Executive Council, the American Institute of CPAs, and the Regulation of Public Offerings Committee of the Ohio Division of Securities. Before forming his own consulting practice in 1986, Zeune was an Assistant Vice President of Corporate Finance at The Ohio Company, an investment banking firm. He has spent more than five years in treasury and finance at Wendy’s International. Zeune has published more than 40 professional articles and is the author of The CEO’s Complete Guide to Committing Fraud. He has the only speakers’ bureau in the country specializing in white-collar criminals, “The Pros & The Cons.”

The workshop will be held at Viola George Auditorium in Harold Alfond Hall on the Sebago Lake campus in Standish from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. To register, visit http://online.sjcme.edu/cpa or call 800-752-4723 for more information. The workshop fee of $279 includes refreshment breaks and lunch.

May 7, 2012
Contact: Charmaine Daniels at (207) 893-7723 or e-mail cdaniels@sjcme.edu