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Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program

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The Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program provides participants with a solid understanding of financial forensics. Covering the AICPA's entire Body of Knowledge in this topic area, this online CPE self-study program consists of 19 required modules that utilize interactive scenario-based learning, including audio and video animation, to guide you through the concepts.

Whether you are looking for a solid introduction to financial forensics or if you need additional learning to complete your 75-hour education requirement for the Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) credential, this program will help you become familiar with forensic accountants' professional responsibility and provide a fundamental knowledge of: the legal system, how to plan and prepare a forensic engagement, gathering information, discovery, reporting, and providing expert testimony. The certificate program also provides a basic understanding of the seven areas of the CFF Credential:

  • Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Computer Forensic Analysis
  • Economic Damages Calculations
  • Family Law
  • Financial Statement Misrepresentation
  • Fraud Prevention, Detection and Response
  • Valuation

Learning Objectives

  • Discover best practices for producing work products that will withstand the type of scrutiny encountered in a courtroom, boardroom or other administrative venue.
  • Learn the fundamental forensic knowledge pertaining to laws, courts and dispute resolution, and basic federal and state rules of evidence.
  • Gain insight into the planning and preparation requirements for a variety of unique forensic engagements.

Prerequisite: None
Advanced Preparation: None

Below is the full list of available courses included in the Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program:

Click here for a brief description of each course.

Upon successful completion of all modules in the curriculum, participants will earn a Certificate of Educational Achievement. CPE credit will be granted as each course in the program is completed for a total of 21.5 credit hours. Participants in the program have up to two years to complete all courses in the program.

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IMPORTANT: The Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program is not a professional credential or license. There is no ongoing education requirement

NASBA Field of Study: Accounting
Level: Basic
Recommended CPE Credit: 21.5
Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program
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