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Forensic Accounting: Investigation of Fraud
Professors Pham and Brown
LL.M Course 2034 (cross-listed) | 2 credit hours
This course is for students who have a foundation in basic accounting concepts. The course will concentrate on providing the student with the detection skills and methodology relating to investigative and forensic accounting. Cases, problems, and examples are used to examine practical concepts in the areas of litigation, litigation support, and financial fraud. After completing this course, the student should be able to: • identify financial issues and risks • evaluate the roles of management and auditors in the deterrence and detection of fraud • interpret and communicate findings related to accusations of fraud • understand and explain the roles and responsibilities of attestation, consulting, and expert witness professional services as they relate to accusations of fraud, losses, and damages.
Strongly Recommended: Accounting for Lawyers or any college-level accounting principles course.