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Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program Logo aicpa

  $549.00 - 685.00 |   CPE: 21.5 |   AICPA |   Jul 2013 |   AICPA Store
Key Topics
  • Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Computer Forensic Analysis
  • Economic Damages Calculations
  • Family Law
  • Financial Statement Misrepresentation
  • Fraud Prevention, Detection and Response
  • Valuation
Learning Objectives
  • 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

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.

Topics covered:
  • Forensic & valuation services: Technical: Fraud, Foundational
  • Forensic & valuation services: Technical: Data analytics, Foundational
  • Forensic & valuation services: Technical: Litigation, Foundational
  • Forensic & valuation services: Technical: Damage calculations, Foundational
  • Forensic & valuation services: Technical: Family law, Foundational
  • Forensic & valuation services: Technical: Bankruptcy, insolvency & reorganization, Foundational
  • Forensic & valuation services: Technical: Financial statement misrepresentation, Foundational

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