Fraud Examination and Forensic Accounting

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Course No: ACCT.6450-082; SIS Class Nbr: 14046; SIS Term: 3110
Course Status: Open Added 4/13/21

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 & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: MSA or MBA students who have completed the prerequisites of ACCT.5010, FINA.5010, MKTG.5010, POMS.5010, MGMT.5010, MGMT.5110 and ACCT.6010 or permission of MBA Coordinator
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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Neil Cohen
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2021: Oct 25 to Dec 18
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1965
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.S. in Accounting, Online MBA

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