Forensic Accounting: Uncovering Schemes and Scams (WEBA0161)

Thursday, September 21, 2017 | 1:00 PM - 4:59 PM (Registration at 12:30PM) EST |

Instructor

Douglas Warren

Description

This course enables you to learn investigative techniques to uncover various fraudulent schemes and scams and to sharpen your forensic skills. The course prepares you to meet the increasing demand for accountants to develop effective forensic accounting procedures to detect and prevent misappropriation of assets, management fraud, and fraudulent financial reporting. As the focus on fraud discovery and deterrence rises, accountants must hone their skills to recognize fraudulent or deceptive practices and build their knowledge to redesign internal controls. Don't wait to learn and practice these critical forensic competencies!

Objectives

LEARNING OBJECTIVES When you complete this course you will be able to:  Determine the differences between the role of the forensic accountant and the traditional accountant and how to utilize forensic techniques to ferret out fraudulent activity.  Identify the foundational components of AU-C section 240.  Recall analytical and investigative techniques used in forensic engagements.  Determine ways to detect under/over-valued assets.  Recall key points related to the deposition phase of the litigation process.

Cost

Standard Registration: $159 SCACPA Members, $199 Non-Members

Major Topics

TOPICS DISCUSSED  Role of the forensic accountant  Development of the engagement agreement  Common fraud scams  AU-C section 240  Analytical and investigative techniques  Approaches to detect under/over valued assets  Preparation for the deposition phase  Alternative methods to settle a legal dispute

DETAILS

Course Code:
WEBA0161

Credits:
4.00 Accounting

Field of Study:
Accounting

Vendor:
AICPA

Course Type:
Webinars/Webcasts

Level:
Intermediate

Prerequisite:
Experience in accounting and financial reporting preferred

Advanced Preparation:
None

 

 

 

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