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Forensic Engagement Management - Part 1 and Part 2 Logo aicpa

  Tim Cowley, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE, MSA |   $125.00 - 155.00 |   CPE: 5.0 |   AICPA |   18 Aug 2017 |   Accounting |   AICPA Store
Who Will Benefit?
  • Accountants in industry and public practice who are responsible for designing internal control systems or are involved in forensic accounting activities.
Key Topics
  • Preliminary engagement procedures
  • Forensic engagement acceptance
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Engagement letter
  • Engagement scope
  • Staffing and supervision
  • Budget planning
  • Gathering, organizing, and analyzing information
Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to do the following:

Module 1:

  • Recall and apply the appropriate preliminary procedures and considerations related to engagement acceptance
  • Assess factors related to case acceptance
  • Identify and analyze potential conflicts of interest
  • Identify and apply the steps to formalize the client engagement letter or agreement, including verification of the client's understanding of scope

Module 2:

  • Apply considerations for selecting the appropriate staff for an engagement based on engagement characteristics.
  • Identify key points related to appropriate supervision and assess whether adequate supervision exists based on situational examples.
  • Determine the steps in effective engagement planning to control budgets.
  • Identify what types of information may be more responsive than others and how to prioritize those sources.

This CPE course can be purchased individually or as part of the Core Forensic Accounting Certificate.

Narrated by an industry subject matter expert, this CPE course describes the nuances in accepting and planning a forensic accounting engagement which presents different risks than a typical consulting or audit engagement. This CPE course includes two courses (part 1 and 2). Each course identifies and analyzes factors relating to forensic engagement acceptance, planning for staffing and gathering information to execute a successful engagement. This course features application exercises that cover topics such as accepting a forensic case, conflict of interest and staffing.

Topics covered:
  • Forensic & valuation services, Intermediate
  • Forensic & valuation services: Technical: Forensic engagement management, Intermediate

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