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Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program
Forensic Services
CPE Self-study

Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program

This comprehensive online certificate program will provide you with a solid understanding of financial forensics. You will become familiar with the forensic accountant’s professional responsibility and get a fundamental knowledge of: the legal system, gathering information, discovery, reporting, providing expert testimony and more.

$439.20 - $685
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Format

Online

NASBA Field of Study

Accounting

Level

Basic

CPE Credits

21.5

Availability

2 years

Learning Outcomes
  • Interpret regulatory standards and legal system requirements applicable to forensic accounting engagements
  • Describe the elements essential to accepting forensic accounting engagements such as identifying the engagement terms and client provisions, managing the engagement, and reporting requirements
  • Identify the means of gathering evidence and conducting research critical to forensic engagements through the use of effective interviewing and investigative techniques
  • Describe the role of the expert and non-expert in participating in depositions and providing testimony
Key Topics
  • Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Computer Forensic Analysis
  • Economic Damages Calculations
  • Family Law
  • Financial Statement Misrepresentation
  • Fraud Prevention, Detection and Response
  • Valuation
Product Details

Get a solid understanding of financial forensics

The Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program covers those areas representative of the AICPA's Body of Knowledge in the financial forensics area. This certificate program is tailored to provide an introduction to financial forensics and help you become familiar with the forensic accountant's professional responsibility. It provides a foundational knowledge of:

  • The legal system
  • How to plan and prepare a forensic engagement
  • Gathering information
  • Discovery
  • Reporting
  • Providing expert testimony

This online CPE self-study certificate program consists of 19 required modules that utilize interactive scenario-based learning, including audio and video animation, to guide you through the concepts. As of March 25, 2019, those who successfully complete all the courses in the curriculum will receive a digital badge to be proudly displayed anywhere on the web—a personal blog, a social network like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or Mozilla Open Badges, a biographical page on a company website, or an online resume. For more information digital badges, visit Digital Badges.

Courses Include

  • 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
Pricing
Do you have an AICPA membership? Log in to apply your member discount.
Nonmembers
Online
$685.00
AICPA Members
Online
$549.00
FVS Section Members
Online
$439.20

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Credit Info
CPE Credits
Online
21.5
NASBA Field of Study
Accounting
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
Access
Online
This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for 2 years after purchase date.
Digital Badge
After completing the course, you will receive a digital badge that can be easily shared with your professional network
Accessibility

The Association is dedicated to removing barriers to the accountancy profession and ensuring that all accountancy professionals and other members of the public with an interest in the profession or joining the profession, including those with disabilities, have access to the profession and the Association's website, educational materials, products, and services. The Association is committed to making professional learning accessible to all. This commitment is maintained in accordance with applicable law. For additional information, please refer to the Association's Website Accessibility Policy. For accommodation requests, please contact adaaccessibility@aicpa-cima.com and indicate the product that you are interested in (title, etc.) and the requested accommodation(s): Audio/Visual/Other. A member of our team will be in contact with you promptly to make sure we meet your needs appropriately.

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