Forensic Accounting (ACCT408)

(01/09/2023-03/05/2023)

Course Memo

This course provides a framework for an understanding of forensic accounting and auditing. Topics include the accounting and legal concepts along with the procedures that are necessary to accomplish fraud detection, fraud investigation, and fraud prevention duties. Students learn how to analyze allegations of fraud and how to utilize accounting and investigative skills during a fraud investigation. Expert witness testimony is discussed, together with a review of the methods for communicating findings. Prerequisite: ACCT 308