AICPA's Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program
This course is part of the Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program – a comprehensive, integrated curriculum - covering AICPA's entire Body of Knowledge in this topic area. The program will provide you with the training, knowledge, and practical guidance needed for a solid understanding of financial forensics. Credit for individual courses purchased can be applied to the full program when you enroll within one year of the original purchase date. Please visit cpa2biz.com/forensic for information on the complete program.
This course describes the techniques typically employed to prevent, detect and investigate fraud within the organization. Topics include the impact of fraud on business and society, common profiles of fraud perpetrators, types of fraud schemes, fraud triangle, risk issues, corporate governance, and fraud risk assessment and process controls. The relevant components and steps of a prepared report are explained as well as the implementation of a remediation process and related plan of action.
- Define fraud
- Identify common profiles of fraud perpetrators and fraud schemes
- Describe the basis for concern about fraud and its economic impact to an organization
- Explain the common techniques typically employed to prevent, detect and investigate fraud
- Recall how evidence is obtained, organized, and preserved
- Explain the process of creating relevant components of a prepared report
- Describe the implementation of a remediation process and its related plan of action
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Advanced Preparation: None