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  • Tuesday, June 25 | 3:35–4:50 PM


    CPE Credit: 1.5

    Level: Overview

    Recommended Prerequisite: None

    Field of Study: Auditing

    The earliest red flags of a fraud are often the result of a company culture that has trended in a negative direction. This makes it imperative that an objective assessment of company culture be conducted and reported to senior management and the board. In this session, you will learn how to identify red flags related to culture, and tools and techniques to gather objective evidence of cultural improprieties.

    You Will Learn How To:

    • Analyze fundamentals of conducting and reporting a cultural assessment
    • Identify cross-divisional areas with cultural red flags
    • Compare tools and techniques to identify cultural improprieties
    • Assess audit ratings of company culture
    • Present results to senior management and the board
    Mariam Afzal, CFE, CPA

    Manager, Internal Audit, United Airlines

    Mariam Afzal, CFE, CPA, has more than eight years of experience in internal audit, which includes entity-wide strategic initiatives relating to anti-fraud and anti-corruption. She currently works for United Airlines where she leads the annual fraud risk assessment, manages the fraud risk register, partners with HR and Corporate Security on fraud investigations and culture audits, as well as collaborates with ethics and compliance for the whistleblower hotline. Additionally, Afzal leads teams domestically and internationally on operational, financial and compliance audits within the internal audit department.

  • Mariam Afzal, CFE, CPA

    Manager, Internal Audit, United Airlines

    Mariam Afzal, CFE, CPA, has more than eight years of experience in internal audit, which includes entity-wide strategic initiatives relating to anti-fraud and anti-corruption. She currently works for United Airlines where she leads the annual fraud risk assessment, manages the fraud risk register, partners with HR and Corporate Security on fraud investigations and culture audits, as well as collaborates with ethics and compliance for the whistleblower hotline. Additionally, Afzal leads teams domestically and internationally on operational, financial and compliance audits within the internal audit department.

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