Mobile Edition

Forensic Accounting: Uncovering Schemes and Scams (AIFA01)

Date:Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time:1:00 PM - 4:59 PM
(Registration at 12:30PM)
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:4.0 Accounting and Auditing
Instructor: Douglas E. Warren
Course Level:Intermediate
Early Bird Price:$159.00 FICPA Members, $199.00 Non-Members


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!


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.

Major Topics:


 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

Who Should Attend:
Accountants who are responsible for designing internal control systems

Experience in accounting and financial reporting preferred


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Registration Status: CLOSED - Online registration for this course is now closed. Please contact the Member Service Center at (800) 342-3197 if you wish to inquire about registering.