The purpose of the course is to provide participants with basic tools to detect and prevent identity theft (against borrowers, students, and customers) and help prevent losses to the University.

Program Level: Basic

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: N/A

Instructional Method: Group-Live

Instructor: Lexie Kelly

Recommended CPE Credit: 2.0 Hours

Field of Study: Auditing

Course Objectives:

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

  • Explain why the University is subject to the Federal Trade Commission’s Red Flags Rule;
  • Identify relevant Red Flag characteristics;
  • Describe how to use the Red Flag characteristics in their day-to-day operations; and,
  • Explain how to prevent and manage identity theft among students, parents, and other customers.

Program Policies

NASBA Statement:

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