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  $75.00 - 95.00 |   CPE: 2.0 |   AICPA |   Jan 2018 |   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
  • Role of technology in forensic accounting engagements
  • Computer forensics
  • Data integrity
  • Gathering evidence and data recovery
  • Cybercrime
  • Data breach
Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to do the following:

  • Determine the role of technology and computer forensics in supporting the forensic engagement.
  • Recall and apply key procedures to acquire and protect data while ensuring its integrity before beginning the analysis process.
  • Recall and apply critical planning considerations related to electronic data analysis.
  • Identify and apply considerations related to effectively designing and performing data analysis procedures.
  • Recall key concepts related to the evaluation of data analysis results and evaluate data analysis results based on situational examples.
  • Identify and assess applicability of technologies and methodologies that can be used to evaluate the data once acquired.
  • Analyze risk associated with the potential effects of cybercrime.

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

Through narration by an industry subject matter expert and practical scenario-based exercises, this CPE course delves into the role of technology in forensic accounting, covering niche areas requiring knowledge of the Federal Rules of Evidence and applicable state rules, including computer forensics, cybercrime and electronic data analysis.

Enhanced On-Demand Format

This enhanced on-demand format offers meaningful and relevant content in the form of tables, charts, and discussion points on slides. An instructor who is an expert on the topical area breaks down complex topics, offers best practices, provides clarity, and shares insights that help the learner achieve the learning objectives for the course.


Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Technical: Management reporting & analysis: Financial analysis, Intermediate
  • Forensic & valuation services: Technical: Data analytics, Intermediate
  • Management accounting: Digital skills: Data analytics, Foundational
  • Management accounting: Digital skills: Data analytics, Intermediate