Meeting/Event Information


April 23, 2019

2019 AZ ACFE Spring Meeting
April 23, 2019
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Industrial Commission of Arizona
800 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Falling Into Fraud: The Fine Line and How Good Companies Go Bad

$35.00 Member

$50.00 Guest

Please join us for a special 2 Hour Ethics Event, Tuesday, April 23, 2019.

Topic: Falling Into Fraud: The Fine Line and How Good Companies Go Bad

Speaker: Dr. Marianne Jennings

Agenda: Sign-in begins at 8:30 am; presentation from 9:00 – 11:00 am

Location: Industrial Commission of Arizona, 800 W. Washington, 1st Floor Auditorium

Parking: Free, on the top level of the garage just west of the building

Cost: $35 for chapter members (including Tucson), $50 all others

Registration Information: Pre-registration is not required for this event. However, we encourage guests to pre-register online, as this allows you to pay your admission fee with a credit card. If you do not pre-register, cash and checks only are accepted at the door. Chapter members may also pre-register online, to save time at the sign-in table. Register online at

Refund Policy: Email [email protected] to cancel or change your order.

Complaint Resolution: Please contact [email protected]

Program Description

When we read about the restated financials, the errors seem obvious and we wonder what they were thinking when they made those treatment decisions. From GE to Tesla to insurance carriers, the SEC has been raising questions throughout the past year about the accounting and financial reporting practices of major companies. A look at the internal factors that drive aggressive accounting and subsequent slips into further deception.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the fine line between ethical and unethical practices in business
  • Understand how fraud occurs within organizations
  • Apply techniques to identify unethical and deceptive practices


Program Information

  • Delivery Method: Group Live
  • Recommended Field of Study: Ethics
  • Recommended CPE Credits: 2
    • CPE Certificates will be emailed within 30 days to those who attend the entire program and sign in on the attendance sheet.
  • Level: Basic
  • Prerequisites: None


Presenter Information

Professor Marianne Jennings is a professor emeritus of legal and ethical studies in business in the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. She served as director of the Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics from 1995-1999.

Professor Jennings has hundreds of articles in academic, professional and trade journals. In 2006, Emerald Management Review named her article, “Ethics and Investment Management,” one of the top 50 articles in 2005. She was named a Top 100 Thought Leader by Trust Across America and one of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics by Ethisphere.

She has six textbooks and monographs in circulation. The ninth edition of her Business Ethics was published in 2017. Her Seven Signs of Ethical Collapse is used as an audit tool and a primer on corporate culture. Her columns have been syndicated, and her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune, the New York Times, and Washington Post.

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