CE/CPE Course Information

Forensic Accounting: A Fraud Emphasis

CPE Credits: 4
Subject Area: Accounting and Auditing
Field of Study: Accounting
Program Level: Overview
Lesson Version: 18-1
Publication/Revision Date: December 5, 2018
Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: None
Written By: William A. Hillison, Ph.D., CPA, CMA

After completing this course, you will be able to
  • Answer questions about the scope of forensic accounting
  • Identify accounting organizations and credentials offered by those organizations
  • Distinguish between the typical types of fraud that corporations report and how those frauds are detected
  • Apply the fraud risk model and discuss how it relates to the misappropriation of assets and fraudulent financial reporting
  • Identify investigative resources used for gathering evidence related to fraud
  • Identify controls for mitigating the likelihood of fraud
Course Topics
  1. Scope of Forensic Accounting
  2. Focus on Fraud
  3. Fraud Risk Model – Misappropriation of Assets
  4. Fraud Risk Model – Fraudulent Financial Reporting
  5. Investigative Resources and Methods
  6. Responding to Fraud Risk and Discovered Fraud

This self-study course consists of an Audiovisual presentation or a 20-question True/False Introductory quiz, a Knowledge Transfer Outline with multiple-choice questions for study and review, and a Qualified Assessment of 20 questions.

This course is designed for your convenience. You may log out at any time during the course; your current position and all work will be saved. The next time you log in, you can resume right where you logged off.

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