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Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
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Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program

Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program: E-Learning Training CourseFundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program: E-Learning Training Course

This Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program aims to provides participants with a scomprehensive overview of financial forensics. During the course, the AICPA's entire relevant Body of Knowledge is covered. The course is an e-learning, self-study CPE program consisting of 19 required modules utilizing interactive scenario-based learning, including audio and video animation, and guiding you through the concepts.

Participants will learn the professional duties of a forensic accountant and gain 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

Who should attend?

This Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program is best suited for CPAs seeking to enhance their knowledge of forensic accounting and further their professional career.

Training Content

The content of this Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program is structured as follows:

  • AICPA Guidance for the Forensic Engagement
  • Understanding the Forensic Accountant Role
  • Understanding the Basic Structure of the Legal System
  • Managing the Forensic Engagement
  • Identifying and Obtaining Evidence
  • Conducting Effective Interviews
  • Common Investigative Techniques
  • Deposition and Testimony
  • Reporting Requirements & Preparing Sustainable Reports
  • Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Leveraging Technology in Forensic Engagements
  • Economic Damages in Business
  • Economic Damages for Individuals: A CPA’s Role
  • Economic Damages for Individuals: Case Studies and Analysis
  • Calculating Intellectual Property Infringement Damages
  • Family Law Engagements
  • Fraud Prevention, Detection, and Response
  • Financial Statement Fraud and Asset Misappropriation
  • Valuations in Litigation Matters

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • 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

Costs

The cost of this Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program training course is $549 for AICPA members and $685 for non-members.

Provider: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the largest member association in the world with more than 400,000 members in 144 countries. The AICPA represents the accounting profession and has a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA...


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Ray
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While I can't say I enjoyed every presentation, I can say I learned and was exposed to information I haven't seen yet. If you're new to Forensic Accounting, these tutorials will provide a good overview on many different subjects that Forensic accountants encounter daily. All in all, these courses weren't bad and provided a good look into the ...
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Mike
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I think the program's main value is in the "certificate." All told, I would recommend for this purpose. But I have a few gripes. The program is long on applicable "standards" on short on substantive content. There is no text copy (e.g., a pdf) of the program that you get to keep for reference. Some of the collateral resources are very helpful (e...
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