Financial Investigations and Forensic Accounting

MGMT X 423.421

This course is an introduction to the exciting field of forensic accounting. Guest lecturers from diverse fields will describe their careers by presenting real-world cases and investigations.

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What you can learn.

  • Learn to play a role in both preventing fraud from occurring and discovering fraud after it has occurred
  • Complete complex financial investigations
  • Understand compliance and financial audits
  • Learn how to detect money laundering
  • Understand the psychology of white collar crime and recognize financial statement fraud

About this course:

This course is an introduction to the exciting field of forensic accounting and the role it plays in both preventing fraud from occurring and discovering fraud after it has occurred. Students are introduced to many opportunities in the field of accounting and fraud detection in the private sector, public accounting, and government. Topics include complex financial investigations, compliance and financial audits, money laundering, net worth analysis, the psychology of white collar crime, financial statement fraud, and more. Guest lecturers from diverse fields describe their careers in the field of accounting/forensic accounting by presenting real-world cases and investigations.
Prerequisites
MGMT X 423 Financial Auditing and MGMT X 423.2 Internal Auditing or consent of instructor.

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