While forensic accounting and fraud auditing and control are not new concepts, they are becoming increasingly important. We are constantly hearing about fraud cases and accounting schemes committed by corporations and individuals in the accounting world. This course takes participants from the theory and concept of forensic accounting to its implementation and practice. It gives the necessary tools to help professionals add value to their organizations by examining fraud controls and applying forensic accounting and analysis to their data.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Explain fraud and forensic accounting
Implement fraud controls to decrease the likelihood of fraud in the organization
Utilize Microsoft Office tools to find fraudulent transactions and report on them
Apply statistical and forensic accounting tools to analyze data
Assist internal audit and senior management in testing data and finding anomalies
Utilize Excel efficiently to identify suspicious information that needs further fraud investigation