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Forensic Accounting Basics


Forensic Accounting Basics Certificate of achievement in Forensic Accounting Level 1. Additional CPD Accredited Certificate with 30 CPD points available with no extra study. The course comes with easy to understand e-learning study materials. Forensic Accounting Basics Course Level 1. Endorsed Forensic Accounting Certificate of Achievement. This introductory Level 1 Forensic Accounting Basics Course has been designed to prime the successful professionals of tomorrow. Explore an overview of the Forensic Accounting profession, along with the responsibilities of the forensic accountant and the growing importance of fraud detection and prevention. Continue studying at a more advanced level upon completion of Forensic Accounting – Basics Level 1, or put your new skills and talents to use in the practical setting of your choosing! Either way, your career as a forensic accountant begins right here, right now!

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Forensic Accounting Basics

Successful careers in Forensic Accounting are built upon three things – a meticulous eye for detail, a naturally inquisitive nature and a flair for numeracy. If you’ve already covered all these, our exclusive Level 1 Forensic Accounting Certificate could kick your career prospects into overdrive! Demand for qualified and capable forensic accountants worldwide has never been stronger, as the threat of fraud continues to escalate in a primarily digital era. Armed with the skills, knowledge and confidence to work in Forensic Accounting, you’ll enjoy a career where even the sky isn’t the limit!

On this Certificate in Forensic Accounting Level 1you will learn techniques for identifying, detecting and preventing fraud activities. The Forensic Accounting Level 1Course is an ideal way to take a start in this highly demanding and lucrative field. No previous knowledge in accounting or forensic accounting is essential to join the course.

Forensic Accounting – Course Syllabus:

This Forensic Accounting Level 1covers the following modules:

Module 1 – Forensic and Investigative Accounting – An Overview

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Forensic Accounting
  • Brief History of Fraud and the Antifraud Profession
  • What Is Fraud?
  • Types of Investigation
  • Conducting an Investigation
  • Forensic Accountants, Fraud Auditors and Financial Auditors
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for Forensic Accountants
  • Plus more

Module 2 – Spotting a Typical Fraudster

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Psychology of Fraudsters
  • High-Level and Low-Level Thieves
  • Victims of Fraud
  • Plus more

Module 3 – Effective Techniques for fraud detection

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Fraud Detection: Overview
  • Laying a Foundation for Detection
  • Assessing the Risk of Fraud
  • Fraud Risk Factors
  • Identifying and Evaluating Risk Factors
  • Information Gathering
  • Analytic Procedures
  • Analytic Techniques
  • Financial Statement Fraud: Detection Techniques
  • Specific Detection Methods
  • Billing Schemes
  • Payroll Schemes
  • Revenue Recognition Detection Techniques
  • Plus more

Forensic Accounting – Course Benefits:

This Certificate in Forensic Accounting Level 1comes with the following 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.

Forensic Accounting – Course Material

All Forensic Accounting Level 1materials 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 Forensic Accounting Level 1materials 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 Forensic Accounting Level 1Course 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

Forensic Accounting – Course assessment

You will be continually assessed throughout the Forensic Accounting Level 1Course. 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 Forensic Accounting Level 1 Course with Oxford Home Study 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.