Forensic and Investigative Accounting




24 CPEs

About the Course

Forensic accounting is a specialty practice area where accounting, auditing and investigative skills are used to analyze and present information that is suitable for use in a court of law.

Topics covered include fraud detection and fraud investigation techniques, valuation of closely held businesses, lost profits analyses, and various types of litigation support services. Fundamental legal concepts governing expert witness testimony are also examined, and students are required to quantify economic damages in cases.

By the end of the course students are able to understand both the extensiveness and the causes of fraud and administrative crime in our society, examine the types of fraud and fraud schemes that affect business enterprises, explore methods of fraud detection and prevention, and increase their ability to recognize potential fraudulent situations.

This in-person CPE Event provides an in depth look at the concepts along with the techniques and processes used by forensic accountants to identify whether fraud has occurred and to quantify it. This timely, in-person CPE training seminar is designed for the accountant or internal auditor who has to be aware of how to use a forensic accounting approach in the audit function.