Special Topics- Fraud Investigation - Section 01

Building on topics introduced in 697-FA, Introduction to Forensic Accounting, students will develop a detailed understanding of the key elements of an investigation of an allegation of fraud. Real-life case studies will serve as the backdrop for the class. Students will work in groups to conduct an investigation, employing skills in interviewing, research, analysis of accounting and non-accounting evidential matter. The course will address challenges in structuring an investigation, iterative problem-solving, forensic accounting techniques and communication of results. Students will also explore the ways that forensic and fraud investigation techniques can inform the work of accounting practitioners who serve in more traditional management, financial reporting, taxation and auditing roles.

Course Details

Campus: 
Amherst
Format: 
Blended
Level: 
Graduate
Subject: 
Accounting
Accounting and Finance
Business / Management
Casino Management
Finance
Finance and Operations Management
Sport Management
Number: 
SCH-MGMT 697FR
Semester: 
Spring 2018
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Monday, February 5, 2018