The world is full of fraud schemes, victims, schemers, and those who catch them. Business, the public sector, and non-profitshave their bottom lines impacted every day by fraud. This class is about all of this, and is an introduction to fraud in theoperational environment. The primary objective of this course is for students to gain a conceptual understanding of how fraudoccurs, how it can be prevented, and how fraud can be detected through practical application of skills and tools. We will alsobriefly practice the skills needed for providing testimony in court as a lay or expert witness. This course addresses generalbackground relating to fraud, delves into the myriad types of financial fraud, corruption, employee theft, cybercrime, identitytheft, red collar crime, scams, and examines the trends in fraud detection and investigation. The goal is that, whether youbecome a fraud fighter, or continue in your management careers, you will leverage this course to prevent and detect fraud atyour workplace.