Fraud Examination and Forensic Accounting

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Course No: ACCT.6450; Last Offered: Fall 2021;

Course Description

This course introduces students to forensic accounting, with a significant focus on fraud examination, elements of fraud and the types of fraud schemes, including fraudulent financial statements, asset misappropriation, corruption, and money laundering. This course will focus on how professionals including business owners, executives, managers and accountants will benefit from understanding the causes, types and scope of fraud, fraud prevention, fraud detection, and fraud investigation. This course will cover management fraud, employee embezzlement and other types of fraud. The principles and methodology of fraud prevention, detection and investigation (e.g., forensic accounting) will be discussed. Students will develop skills in this course which will help them in multiple professions.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: MSA or MBA;found.core;60.601
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

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