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Introduction to Forensic Accounting


Forensic Accounting and Auditing

In an ideal world, the role of the forensic accountant would be redundant. Businesses without exception would operate in a manner where fraud and financial crimes in general were out of the equation. Unfortunately, this isn’t the reality of the world we know. As such, the need for qualified and capable forensic accountants is both strong and constant. Businesses all over the world rely on the skills, knowledge and confidence of forensic accountants every day. From identifying minor discrepancies to tackling fraud at the highest level, their role is one of extreme responsibility. Nevertheless, forensic accountancy can be uniquely rewarding and satisfying, for the right candidates.

Explore the fascinating field of forensic accounting and auditing with this inspiring tutorial. Study a brief history of fraud and the anti-fraud profession, along with various types of fraud and investigative processes. Learn how to conduct an effective investigation, find out what the forensic accountant does on a day-to-day basis and begin building a deeper understanding of financial crime and fraud-prevention.



  • Identify Fraud and types of Fraud
  • Discuss  the history of Fraud  Auditing and Forensic Accounting
  • Discuss different types of investigations and investigation planning

Programme Content


  • Brief History of Fraud and the Antifraud Profession
  • What Is Fraud?
  • Types of Investigation
  • Conducting an Investigation
  • Forensic Accountants, Fraud Auditors and Financial Auditors

Target Audience

  • Finance and accounting staff
  • Accountants interested in exploring forensics
  • Candidates looking to enhance their CVs
  • Confident , self motivated and passionate candidates
  • Accounts professionals  seeking for CPD


No prior knowledge is required to take this unit.


  • Participants:8 - 400
  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours
  • Participation:Only collaborative

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Course Duration 10 Hours
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