Center for Professional Growth to offer Forensic Accounting Course

The Center for Professional Growth at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg will present two sessions of its 2011 Winter Seminar on Forensic Accounting and Auditing Topics sponsored in part by PNC Bank.

The first session was held December 9 at the Holiday Inn in Monroeville. The second session will be held December 16 at Pitt-Greensburg’s Village Hall. The cost to attend is $159. Both sessions will run from 8 a.m. to 3:55 p.m. with registration at 7:30 a.m., two breaks, and lunch. Each session provides eight continuing education credits to qualifying individuals.

The third in the series of forensic/auditing topics offered through Pitt-Greensburg’s Center for Professional Growth, these seminars are taught by Duane Ponko, CPA, CFE. Ponko, a graduate of St. Vincent College, teaches at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the University of Pittsburgh. He also owns his own CPA business, and, as CFO, helped to create a company that now employs more than 700 people. He developed one of the first forensic courses in the nation and has conducted many forensic seminars in an effort to educate others about business fraud.

Deadline for registration is one week before each session. Interested participants may register on-line at http://www.greensburg.pitt.edu/about/cpg.

The Center for Professional Growth (CPG) at the University of Pittsburgh provides both formal class instruction for personal enhancement as well as academic or continuing professional education (CPE) through credit and non-credit classes and discussion sessions for adults interested in lifelong learning and cultural and professional enrichment.

Founded in 1963, the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg is a publicly assisted, four-year, liberal arts college in southwestern Pennsylvania. Pitt-Greensburg offers 24 baccalaureate degree programs, including new majors in Education and Spanish, as well as 19 minors. More than 13 percent of Pitt-Greensburg’s full-time faculty—the highest percentage of any University of Pittsburgh campus—have received the prestigious University-wide Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award.

 

 

 

 

 

Publication Date

Friday, December 16, 2011 - 9:29am

Summary

The Center for Professional Growth at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg will present two sessions of its 2011 Winter Seminar on Forensic Accounting and Auditing Topics sponsored in part by PNC Bank. The first session was held December 9 at the Holiday Inn in Monroeville. The second session will be held December 16 at Pitt-Greensburg’s Village Hall. The cost to attend is $159. Both sessions will run from 8 a.m. to 3:55 p.m. with registration at 7:30 a.m., two breaks, and lunch. Each session provides eight continuing education credits to qualifying individuals.