The purpose of the Identity Theft: Risks and Opportunities Course is to provide participants with an overview of the magnitude of the problem, information regarding what they can do to protect themselves, and information pertaining to good business practices to protect business records.

Program Level: Basic

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: N/A

Instructional Method: Group-Live

Instructor: Kevin Sisemore and Karen O'Dell 

Recommended CPE Credit: 1.0 Hours

Field of Study: Behavioral Ethics

Course Objectives:

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the potential impact to themselves, their households, and their place of employment;
  • Identify sources of personal identification information;
  • Name methodologies to protect their personal records and business records; and,
  • Describe actions to be taken in the case of identity fraud.

Program Policies

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