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Analyzing Accounts Payable in IDEA

Level 2

Live, Online
Jun 24, 2021 10:00 am

Analyzing Accounts Payable in IDEA is a half-day, instructor-led case study that walks students through their role as an auditor hired to perform an Accounts Payable Audit and Fraud Investigation at Bright IDEAs, Inc. The auditor evaluates business and audit risks associated with AP and then reviews potential tests that can be used to address those risks. The case study includes a review of using IDEA to import data files, profile payments, extract unusual transactions, using Benford’s Law, join data files and much more. We will also utilize a portion of the IDEA Data Analysis Workbook for your reference.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Extract unusual transactions including rounded amounts, cash, and zero dollar payments
  • Identify payments made above authorized transaction levels
  • Identify missing checks and payments with unusual timing
  • Detect invoices paid in irregular time frames
  • Find “after-the-fact” invoices
  • Identify payments made to unauthorized suppliers

 

Cancellation Policy:
You may reschedule for another date for the same event or substitute a co-worker without penalty as long as the substitute has similar or more advanced CaseWare IDEA skills. Rescheduling must be for an event within 12 months of the original event date. Otherwise the cancellation penalties below will apply.
Cancellations with a request for refund must be made in writing before the event start date. Any written cancellation request received 30 days prior to the start of the event will be subject to a US $50 processing fee. Cancellation requests received less than 14 days prior the start of the event will be subject to a US $250 non-refundable service charge. No refunds will be given for cancellation requests received within 7 days of the event start date. All requests for refunds will be processed within 30 days.

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English

Jun 24, 2021 - Jun 24, 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Central US

$300 USD

Detecting Corruption - June 25 - Online

Level 1

Live, Online
Jun 25, 2021 8:30 am
This course reviews the analysis and investigation of bribery, corruption, self-dealing. Learn how officials and purchasing personnel employ and conceal corrupt activities, how psychological powers of authority suppress inquiries, and how organizations can overcome challenges. Through case studies and exercises, we will examine how government organizations successfully defend against corrupt behavior.

 

Through hands-on instruction, taught at an optimal learning pace, attendees will learn how to:

 

  • Overcome mindsets that prevent people from detecting corruption
  • Apply a consistent methodology for problem detection
  • Identify what can go wrong: side deals, kickbacks, conflicts of interest, and pay-to-play
  • Recognize common symptoms of corruption
  • Look for problems in books and records
  • Avoid common pitfalls
  • Recognize abuse of authority and the power of gifts & entertainment
  • Apply techniques successfully used by other organizations to defend against corruption
  • Apply lessons from case studies to your own environment

 

Cancellation Policy: You may reschedule for another date for the same event or substitute a co-worker without penalty as long as the substitute has similar or more advanced CaseWare IDEA skills. Rescheduling must be for an event within 12 months of the original event date. Otherwise the cancellation penalties below will apply. Cancellations with a request for refund must be made in writing before the event start date. Any written cancellation request received 30 days prior to the start of the event will be subject to a US $50 processing fee. Cancellation requests received less than 14 days prior the start of the event will be subject to a US $250 non-refundable service charge. No refunds will be given for cancellation requests received within 7 days of the event start date. All requests for refunds will be processed within 30 days.

 

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English

Jun 25, 2021 - Jun 25, 2021
8:30 am -
Central US

IDEA Data Analysis

Level 2

Live, Online
Jun 29, 2021 8:30 am

IDEA® Data Analysis Level 2 is a hands-on, two-day course, ideal for those who have completed the IDEA Data Analysis Level 1 training or already have a solid understanding of IDEA platform functionality. This training will cover more advanced principles, such as creating complex equations or criteria, automating tasks, and connecting databases.
Topics include, but are not limited to, advanced imports, data profiling with Benford’s Law, advanced extractions, connecting multiple databases, advanced @Functions, custom functions, and introduction to automation using IDEA.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Handle difficult imports with greater confidence, speed, and accuracy
  • Create advanced extractions and summarizations
  • Connect multiple databases to bring data together from different sources for analysis
  • Apply advanced @Functions to perform complex calculations and testing
  • Perform advanced data profiling using Benford’s Law
  • Automate processes/tasks by working with Visual Script and IDEAScripts
  • Access resources available from CaseWare for continued learning

 

Cancellation Policy:
You may reschedule for another date for the same event or substitute a co-worker without penalty as long as the substitute has similar or more advanced CaseWare IDEA skills. Rescheduling must be for an event within 12 months of the original event date. Otherwise the cancellation penalties below will apply.
Cancellations with a request for refund must be made in writing before the event start date. Any written cancellation request received 30 days prior to the start of the event will be subject to a US $50 processing fee. Cancellation requests received less than 14 days prior the start of the event will be subject to a US $250 non-refundable service charge. No refunds will be given for cancellation requests received within 7 days of the event start date. All requests for refunds will be processed within 30 days.

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English

Jun 29, 2021 - Jun 30, 2021
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Central US

$850 USD

Analyzing Accounts Receivable in IDEA

Level 2

Live, Online
Jul 1, 2021 10:00 am

Analyzing Accounts Receivable in IDEA is a half-day, instructor-led course that walks students through a case study where they were hired to perform an Accounts Receivable Audit at Bright IDEAs, Inc. The auditor evaluates business and audit risks associated with Accounts Payable and then reviews potential tests that can be used to address those risks. This training showcases how to utilize IDEA to verify totals, sampling, aging, identifying unusual AR transactions, and recalculating transactions. We will also use a portion of the IDEA Data Analysis Workbook for your reference.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Import MS Access and print reports into IDEA
  • Use Field Stats and Control Totals to reconcile and Validate data
  • Create new fields to identify and extract unusual AR transactions
  • AR Aging
  • Add comment fields
  • Create random samples
  • Analyze credit notes, account balances, and unauthorized accounts
  • Recalculate transactions

 

Cancellation Policy:
You may reschedule for another date for the same event or substitute a co-worker without penalty as long as the substitute has similar or more advanced CaseWare IDEA skills. Rescheduling must be for an event within 12 months of the original event date. Otherwise the cancellation penalties below will apply.
Cancellations with a request for refund must be made in writing before the event start date. Any written cancellation request received 30 days prior to the start of the event will be subject to a US $50 processing fee. Cancellation requests received less than 14 days prior the start of the event will be subject to a US $250 non-refundable service charge. No refunds will be given for cancellation requests received within 7 days of the event start date. All requests for refunds will be processed within 30 days.

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English

Jul 1, 2021 - Jul 1, 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Central US

$300 USD

IDEA Data Analysis

Level 2

LIVE, Online
Jul 7, 2021 9:00 am

This two-day course is ideal for those who have completed the IDEA Data Analysis Level 1 training or have a sound understanding of IDEA functionality. Participants learn more advanced topics, such as creating complex equations or criteria, automating tasks and connecting databases. Topics include advanced imports, data profiling with Benford’s Law, advanced extractions, connecting multiple databases, advanced @functions, custom functions, and introduction to automation in IDEA.

Additional Notes:

You will be working within a virtual computer lab; you do not need IDEA installed in order to attend.
The use of two monitor screens is strongly recommended during your training course.
This is a live, instructor-led course, and attendance is required throughout the session.
Your trainer will send your login information one week prior to the course.

Cancellation Policy

CaseWare IDEA Inc. requires notice of cancellation no later than 10 business days before the training start date. If less than 10 business days’ notice is given, 50% of the training fee will be refunded up to three business days before the training start date. No refund is possible if notice of cancellation is received less than three business days before the training start date.

Please contact ideatraining@caseware.com with any questions.

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English

Jul 7, 2021 - Jul 8, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Eastern US

$1150 CAD

IDEA Data Analysis – Intro to IDEA – July 7 – Online

Level 1

Live, Online
Jul 7, 2021 10:00 am
 

Introduction to IDEA is a half-day, hands-on workshop that will provide an in-depth overview of the data analysis functionality within the platform including: indexing, summarizing, joining, and filtering. Attendees will first import and perform data verification as well as basic analysis of a general ledger file. Then, an accounts receivable file will be aged and assessed against an AR credit limit file. IDEA’s navigation, visualization capabilities and arsenal of online resources will also be covered to ensure your individual success following this course. We encourage you to complete the “Getting Started with IDEA” webinar prior to attending this course, as you will need to be familiar with IDEA’s basic features and functions.

 

After completing this training, participants will be able to:

 

    • Create and set up projects
    • Navigate the IDEA File Explorer and Library
    • Import Excel files with multiple sheets
    • Use field statistics to verify and reconcile data
    • Summarize and Join Databases
    • Filter data and create extractions
    • Create new fields and basic equations
    • Age and Gap Detection
    • Simple duplicate detection and exclusion
    • Utilize Discover for data visualization
    • File documentation and history using Project overview
    • Resources available to IDEA customers

 

Cancellation Policy: You may reschedule for another date for the same event or substitute a co-worker without penalty as long as the substitute has similar or more advanced CaseWare IDEA skills. Rescheduling must be for an event within 12 months of the original event date. Otherwise, the cancellation penalties below will apply. Cancellations with a request for a refund must be made in writing before the event start date. Any written cancellation request received 30 days prior to the start of the event will be subject to a US $50 processing fee. Cancellation requests received less than 14 days prior to the start of the event will be subject to a US $250 non-refundable service charge. No refunds will be given for cancellation requests received within 7 days of the event start date. All requests for refunds will be processed within 30 days.

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English

Jul 7, 2021 - Jul 7, 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Central US

Analyzing Inventory in IDEA

Level 2

Live, Online
Jul 8, 2021 10:00 am

Analyzing Inventory in IDEA is a half-day, instructor-led that walks students through a case study where they are hired to perform an Inventory Review at Bright IDEAs, Inc. The auditor evaluates business and audit risks associated with Inventory and then reviews potential tests that can be used to address those risks. This case study includes audit testing to agree total inventory values, check adequacy and accuracy of inventory, assess the re-ordering system, and analyze profit margins and pricing. We will also utilize a portion of the IDEA Data Analysis Workbook for your reference.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Import ASCII delimited files using field statistics and control totals to verify accuracy of import
  • Use equations to extract obsolete inventory items and negative quantities
  • Calculate usage ratios and months of inventory
  • Stratify inventory into bands
  • Calculate total provisions counts and value by location
  • Test accuracy of the reordering system
  • Analyze selling prices and inventory movements
  • Analyze profit margins

 

Cancellation Policy:
You may reschedule for another date for the same event or substitute a co-worker without penalty as long as the substitute has similar or more advanced CaseWare IDEA skills. Rescheduling must be for an event within 12 months of the original event date. Otherwise the cancellation penalties below will apply.
Cancellations with a request for refund must be made in writing before the event start date. Any written cancellation request received 30 days prior to the start of the event will be subject to a US $50 processing fee. Cancellation requests received less than 14 days prior the start of the event will be subject to a US $250 non-refundable service charge. No refunds will be given for cancellation requests received within 7 days of the event start date. All requests for refunds will be processed within 30 days.

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English

Jul 8, 2021 - Jul 8, 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Central US

$300 USD

Introduction to Programming for Data Analysts– July 12-13 – Online

Level 1

Live, Online
Jul 12, 2021 8:30 am

Introduction to Programming is a 2-day, virtual and hands-on course designed for those who have little to no knowledge of programming, and want to obtain the skills needed to develop complex applications. Students will be guided through key programming concepts including commenting, variables, user input, logic and design, loops, and functions. They will also join a live, instructor-led virtual desktop environment where they will individually be able to test their knowledge, and ask questions. This training will utilize the IDEAScript Editor to navigate through the fundamentals and provides a brief introduction to the integration of programming and IDEAScript.

 

 

After completing this training, participants will be able to:

 

  • Understand Variables and Constants, and how to use them effectively
  • Create basic dialog boxes to request and accept information from the user
  • Create, modify and reuse functions
  • Use conditions and logical statements
  • Introduction to Branching and Loops

 

Cancellation Policy: You may reschedule for another date for the same event or substitute a co-worker without penalty as long as the substitute has similar or more advanced CaseWare IDEA skills. Rescheduling must be for an event within 12 months of the original event date. Otherwise, the cancellation penalties below will apply. Cancellations with a request for a refund must be made in writing before the event start date. Any written cancellation request received 30 days prior to the start of the event will be subject to a US $50 processing fee. Cancellation requests received less than 14 days prior to the start of the event will be subject to a US $250 non-refundable service charge. No refunds will be given for cancellation requests received within 7 days of the event start date. All requests for refunds will be processed within 30 days.

 

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English

Jul 12, 2021 - Jul 13, 2021
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Central US

CIDA Exam Preparation – July 13 – Online

Level 1

Live, Online
Jul 13, 2021 8:30 am

Stand Out with the CIDA Certification

 

The IDEA® Data Analysis CIDA Exam Prep is a one-day course that will prepare you to take the Certified IDEA Data Analyst (CIDA) exam. A real world case study is utilized to simulate the style and content that is incorporated in the exam. We will review the core components of IDEA, such as importing, data profiling, testing for irregularities, creating new fields, and working with multiple files and large data sets. Additional tests and functions, and modern approaches, not covered in previous courses, will also be showcased.

 

After completing this training, participants will be able to:

 

    • Import and reconcile project data
    • Profile and isolate payment data
    • Identify irregularities using Field Manipulation
    • Summarize and work with multiple files
    • Review of the Equation Editor and @Functions

 

Cancellation Policy: You may reschedule for another date for the same event or substitute a co-worker without penalty as long as the substitute has similar or more advanced CaseWare IDEA skills. Rescheduling must be for an event within 12 months of the original event date. Otherwise, the cancellation penalties below will apply. Cancellations with a request for a refund must be made in writing before the event start date. Any written cancellation request received 30 days prior to the start of the event will be subject to a US $50 processing fee. Cancellation requests received less than 14 days prior to the start of the event will be subject to a US $250 non-refundable service charge. No refunds will be given for cancellation requests received within 7 days of the event start date. All requests for refunds will be processed within 30 days.

 

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English

Jul 13, 2021 - Jul 13, 2021
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Central US

IDEA Data Analysis

Level 1

LIVE, Online
Jul 14, 2021 9:00 am

The purpose of this two-day introductory course is to acquaint new users with the bulk of IDEA’s basic functionality and breadth of tools. Training is immediately hands-on, so participants have the opportunity to quickly interact with the software by completing exercises and case studies using sample data. Topics include manipulating and adding fields, building equations, importing data, using multiple databases, reconciling data, isolating specific records, identifying irregularities, sampling, and more.

Additional Notes:

You will be working within a virtual computer lab; you do not need IDEA installed in order to attend.
The use of two monitor screens is strongly recommended during your training course.
This is a live, instructor-led course, and attendance is required throughout the session.
Your trainer will send your login information one week prior to the course.

Cancellation Policy

CaseWare IDEA Inc. requires notice of cancellation no later than 10 business days before the training start date. If less than 10 business days’ notice is given, 50% of the training fee will be refunded up to three business days before the training start date. No refund is possible if notice of cancellation is received less than three business days before the training start date.

Please contact ideatraining@caseware.com with any questions.

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English

Jul 14, 2021 - Jul 15, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Eastern US

$1150 CAD

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