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Wednesday, February 10, 2021
1:00 – 3:00 pm CST

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Fraud schemes common to the construction industry
Which fraud schemes are used during different phases of construction
Strategies to proactively mitigate risks during each phase of the project
How fraudsters attempt to manipulate the bidding process to win work
Real-world examples and case study

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 Professional Engineers:
2.0 PDHs

2.0 CE Hours (non-HSW)

AIA:  (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar.)
2.0 LU |Elective

International Code Council:
.2 CEUs (Administration)


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Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).



Ms. Goddard is the founder and principal of FACT Financial Investigations, LLC, a multi-faceted firm providing financial investigation services to the construction industry. Ms. Goddard’s services include construction auditing, forensic accounting, fraud investigation, litigation support services, and expert witness services with significant expertise in the construction industry. FACT Financial Investigations also provides proactive services such as fraud risk assessments, due diligence investigations, contract review, and internal control review, design and implementation for the construction industry. It also provides specialized training to contractors in accounting and fraud.

Ms. Goddard has focused her career working in accounting and fraud fields with significant expertise in fraud prevention, detection and investigation. She has 30 years of experience in accounting and fraud, and has worked in industry accounting offices in many capacities ranging from staff accountant to CFO. Ms. Goddard has worked in public accounting as well in government accounting and internal audit offices providing accounting, auditing, construction auditing, cost control, forensic accounting, fraud investigation, fraud risk assessments and internal control design and implementation for a variety of businesses. She spends significant time in providing fraud prevention training and services to reduce fraud risk with special focus on not-for-profit, government and construction businesses.

Ms. Goddard’s experience also includes extensive work in the construction industry in a variety of roles performing construction accounting, job costing, work in progress management, cost control, analyses of contracts and auditing of construction projects that have ranged from small remodeling projects to multi-million-dollar projects, as well as performing forensic accounting and litigation support services. Ms. Goddard’s construction expertise was utilized on various types of facilities including: industrial buildings, offices, airports, transportation, sewer facilities, medical complexes, manufacturing, retail, research and development centers, master planned communities, corporate campuses, bank branches, apartments, resorts, warehousing and shipping, and restaurants. Ms. Goddard’s construction expertise has crossed both the public and private sector, including work performed internationally.

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AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Deep Dive into Construction Fraud Schemes

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines fraud schemes that are common to the construction industry and how construction participants can recognize and avoid them.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss fraud schemes that are common to the construction industry.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify which fraud schemes are used during different phases of construction.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to proactively mitigate fraud risks during each construction phase.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to describe how fraudsters attempt to manipulate the bidding process to win work.

LUs: 2.0                                                                                          LU Type: LU|Elective

Prerequisites: Familiarity with construction project management and contracting

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 12/15/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.

Streamable MP4/PDF Price: $110.00