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Mastering Problem Imports with IDEA – July 22 – Online

Level 1

Live, Online
Jul 22, 2021 10:00 am
Mastering Problem Imports in IDEA® is a half-day hands-on workshop, that provides experienced IDEA users with advanced knowledge of importing print reports and PDF files into IDEA using the Report Reader, as well as, working with difficult Excel and delimited text files. Attendees will practice working with multi-line layers and fields, floating traps, headers, and footers. We will also address the common challenge of transforming complex Excel reports and delimited files into usable data files required to deliver an accurate analysis, and most importantly, greater insights to enable your organization to make quicker and more informed decisions.

 

After completing this training, participants will be able to:

 

 

  • IDEA Project Management
  • Report layers and field anchors
  • Multi-line layers and fields
  • Problem reports in Excel
  • Importing dates and amounts
  • Transforming difficult ASCII Delimited files
  • Floating traps and layers functionality
  • headers and footers in reports
  • Troubleshoot difficult imports

 

 

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 22, 2021 - Jul 22, 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Central US

IDEAScript for Analysts Level 1 – July 26-27 – Online

Level 1

Live, Online
Jul 26, 2021 8:30 am
The IDEAScript for Data Analysis – Level 1 is a hands-on, advanced two-day course that guides you through the integration of your programming knowledge and the IDEAScript syntax. It is recommended that you are both competent in IDEA and fundamental programming. You will gain knowledge on how to create a new script that integrates IDEA’s function, walk through the objects needed to make IDEA perform joins, summarizations, and any other task that you may require. You will also develop skills on how to make IDEA create the code and modifications/customizations that require your scripts to be more user-oriented, and also view many relevant real-world case studies.

 

This course is instructor-led with a virtual desktop to provide you with skills needed to create powerful IDEAScript applications and integrations. The IDEAScript Editor is also utilized to create applications and make the script run automatically using Windows Task Scheduler.

 

After completing this training, participants will be able to:
  • Introduction to IDEAScript
  • IDEAScript environment
  • Introduction to IDEA Objects
  • Creating scripts by recording macros, using history and project overview
  • Script modification and clean up
  • IDEA Commands
  • Reading database information
  • Modifying IDEAScript for user interaction

 

 

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 26, 2021 - Jul 27, 2021
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Central US

IDEA Data Analysis Level 2 – July 27-28 – Online

Level 2

Live, Online
Jul 27, 2021 8:30 am

Taking Your IDEA Skills to the Next Level

 

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.

 

After completing this training, participants will be able to:

 

 

  • 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 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 27, 2021 - Jul 28, 2021
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Central US

Building Complex Equations with IDEA – July 29 – Online

Level 1

Live, Online
Jul 29, 2021 10:00 am
This 4 CPE course will teach the practice of using IDEA @functions and embedded equations to solve complex testing procedures.

 

 
After completing this training, participants will be able to:

 

  • Apply @functions to properly convert date information from character type
  • Differentiate between Boolean data type values when building equations
  • Apply @functions to extract quarterly information from a date field
  • Apply @functions function to filter information from a database
  • Identify and apply @functions that can be used to cleanse and normalize data
  • Select and apply @functions that can parse and filter specific date components in a date field
  • Identify and apply IDEA @functions that are used to perform field searches
  • Recognize the proper syntax for applying @functions for searching within a field
  • Recognize the @functions used in parsing data within character fields
  • Identify and apply @functions that can be used to find information through pattern matching
  • Identify and apply the proper syntax for building equations to match a pattern within a field

 

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 29, 2021 - Jul 29, 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Central US

Detecting Procurement Fraud in Capital Projects and Construction - July 30 - Online

Level 1

Live, Online
Jul 30, 2021 8:30 am

This hands-on session offers the knowledge and skills necessary to reduce losses in your organization on major projects, such as infrastructure construction or a system implementation. Companies have been bankrupted by major projects gone wrong, corrupt relationships between purchasing personnel and vendors have led to disastrous shortcuts in delivery, and unethical vendors understand how to circumvent your bidding and payment processes.

 

This hands-on session offers the tools necessary to detect these problems early. Building off of Detecting Fraud Using Data Analysis; we dive deeper into a specific process and add to our repertoire of data analysis techniques. Through hands-on exercises and case studies, you will reinforce your learning, and see fraud as we encounter it in the field.

 

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

  • Understand Our Role in Fraud Detection:
    • Mindsets that keep people from detecting fraud
    • A five-step approach to fraud detection
  • Recognize What Can Go Wrong in Capital Projects:
    • How to detect fraud within each of the seven major project phases
    • Sound methods for auditing & monitoring large contracts and major vendors
  • Apply Data Analysis Techniques to Case Studies:
    • Building logical extractions to target symptoms of problems; identifying curious patterns; practical analyses for detecting violations of statistical laws
    • Major project fraud cases worth knowing, how to analyze them, and how to build an effective ‘pre-mortem’ testing plan to avoid the same problems

 

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

IDEA Data Analysis – Intro to IDEA – August 4 – Online

Level 1

Live, Online
Aug 4, 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

Aug 4, 2021 - Aug 4, 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Central US

Analyzing Travel and Expense Fraud in IDEA

Level 2

Live, Online
Aug 5, 2021 10:00 am

Analyzing Travel and Expense Fraud in IDEA is a half-day, hands-on workshop that will cover the entire process of T&E from start to finish, including how to work with key stakeholders, creating recovery processes, modeling fraud behaviors, and executing testing procedures. Travel & Entertainment expenses are a critical focus of proactive fraud audits and it can result in large recoveries and identification of potential losses. From fraud and abuse to clerical errors and loss prevention, this course will take you from novice to expert using IDEA to analyze T&E Expenses.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Determine scope and create information requests
  • Create essential relationships with accounting, legal, and corporate security
  • Understand real fraud examples and model data for them
  • Perform reasonableness checks on merchant data
  • Identify duplicates and questionable items
  • Identify explicit businesses
  • Perform risk-based exception testing
  • Create effective audit reports

 

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

Aug 5, 2021 - Aug 5, 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Central US

$300 USD

IDEAScript for Data Analysts Level 2 – August 9-10 – Online

Level 2

Live, Online
Aug 9, 2021 8:30 am
IDEAScript for Data Analysts Level 2 is a virtual, hands-on, advanced applications course that guides you through the creation of applications using a custom interface. This course integrates the fundamental knowledge from the Introduction to IDEAScript to create applications that allow you to interface with the user. You will be introduced to the use of Arrays to obtain data from users or from an IDEA Database as well as error handling and validation to make your application a stronger solution. Hands-on training will ensure you obtain the skills required to create powerful IDEAScript applications. You will also utilize the IDEAScript Editor to create a wide range applications to help streamline your daily workflow. This training is instructor-led within a virtual desktop environment to guide you through various examples of different integrations and provides you the ability to ask questions and test your knowledge.

 

 

After completing this training, participants will understand:
  • Introduction to Arrays
  • Introduction to Custom Dialogs
  • Error Validation
  • Application Development
  • Good Programming Practices

 

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

Aug 9, 2021 - Aug 10, 2021
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Central US

Data Cleansing Using IDEA - August 12 - Online

Level 1

Live, Online
Aug 12, 2021 10:00 am
Data analytic tools help auditors scale their audit tests over the entire data population with minimal or no increase in time and cost, generating analyses and evidence with laser precision. However, the output is only as good as the input. Data preparation is a critical step in the analysis process, one that can be time-consuming without proper know-how. Our expert instructor will walk you through the steps to import, cleanse, format and profile data to extract maximum value and deliver meaningful insights. Attendees will return to work with a better understanding of how to improve data quality in IDEA.

 

 

Upon completion of this course, users will be able to:

 

 

  • Understand why data quality is integral for professionals applying data analytics in their engagements
  • Learn techniques such as cleansing, formatting and profiling data to extract maximum value
  • Validate the data to ensure high levels of accuracy
  • Test data correctness, timeliness, relevance and completeness

 

 

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 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

Aug 12, 2021 - Aug 12, 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Central US

IDEA Data Analysis Level 1 - August 17-18 – Online

Level 1

Live, Online
Aug 12, 2021 8:30 am
IDEA® Data Analysis Level 1 is a hands-on, two-day,comprehensive introductory course that will acquaint new users with the IDEA platform’s functionality and wide range of
tools to simplify your daily workflow and deliver greater insights. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with the software through a range exercises using sample data
and will receive personalized support from the instructor – promoting improved competency of the content. Topics include, but are not limited to adding and manipulating fields, building equations, importing data, using multiple databases, reconciling data, identifying irregularities, isolating specific records, and sampling. Relevant real-world case studies
will also be shared.

 

After completing this training, participants will be able to:

 

  • Understand the basic features and functionality of the IDEA platform
  • Determine what data is required, and how to obtain and import various types
  • Effectively manage and use multiple databases(append and join databases
  • Reconcile and examine data to search for outliers and potential fraud
  • Isolate specific records for further investigation
  • Profile data using stratification and summarization
  • Identify irregularities including Duplicate Key and Gap Detection
  • Apply commonly-used sampling techniques: systematic, random and stratified random
  • Build equations to add virtual fields, filter, sort,and match data, automate repeatable processes

 

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

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

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