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Forensic Accounting : The Investigative Process


Forensic Accounting The Investigative Process The course comes with easy to understand e-learning study materials. In the world of forensic accountancy, detecting the signs of fraud is only the first of many steps. For any suspected financial crime to be dealt with, it must first be investigated efficiently, professionally and as extensively as necessary. Forensic accountants technically assume the role of accountant, investigator and prosecuting lawyer – all rolled into one. They identify cases of financial fraud, carry out in-depth investigations and summarily present evidence, as and when required. Success in the field is dependent on mastering every aspect of the detection and investigative process from start to finish. The better your understanding of the mechanics of forensic accountancy, the better your position to excel in the profession. This insightful tutorial has been designed for anyone looking to become a qualified and capable forensic accountant. Explore weighted and unweighted solvability factors, developing an investigation plan and how to set both goals and expectations accordingly. Study financial planning, personnel planning, technology planning and more. Learn about database searches, trash collection and the importance of understanding the case inside and out, in order to carry out an effective investigation.

SKU: 201630 Category:


Accounting and finance_Accounting


Forensic Accounting The Investigative Process


  • Recognise Objective Setting for fraud cases
  • Discuss Case Planning and process of Investigation

Programme Content


  • Solvability Factors
  • Weighted solvability factors.
  • Un-weighted solvability factors.
  • Setting the Expectations and Goals
  • Develop an Investigative Plan
  • Financial Planning
  • Personnel Planning
  • Technology Planning
  • Understanding the Case
  • Database Searches
  • Trash Collection

Course Benefits

  • Full Tutor Support
  • Self paced, no fixed schedules
  • Available to students anywhere in the world
  • 24/7 Access to the LMS ( Learning Management System )
  • Easy to understand quality e-learning study materials

Course Material

All course materials are included in the course price. All your study material will be available on our learning management system for which you will get access once you are enrolled. The material can be downloaded and printed as well.

Our distance learning course materials are specially written for home study and contain a wealth of knowledge in easy to understand language. We use variety of media to help you learn. Your course may use any of the following different media which you can use from home or where ever you choose to study:

  • Online course materials
  • Question papers
  • Additional Supporting Material
  • Useful Links

Course assessment

You will be continually assessed throughout the course. Your assignment will be marked by your tutor and independently moderated. The feedback on your assignment will then be sent to you. On receipt of this, you may wish to contact your tutor to discuss the feedback.

Tutor Support

When you enrol on a course with Brentwood Open Learning College you are allocated your personal tutor. Tutor’s help and support will be available throughout your studies with the college. He/she will assess your work and will provide you with regular feedback on your progress.