According to IBISWorld, in 2016, nearly 40% of businesses worldwide reported being impacted by some form of economic crime. The increase in fraud incidences and the devastating impact have resulted in an increased need for CPAs who have the knowledge base to investigate and report on financial wrongdoings.
Forensic accountants investigate and document financial fraud and white-collar crimes as well as provides litigation support to those who investigate financial wrongdoings. What can you do?
Get a solid understanding of financial forensics. Developed by leading subject matter experts, the Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program will help you become more familiar with the forensic accountant's professional responsibility and provide fundamental knowledge of: the legal system, gathering information, discovery, reporting, providing expert testimony and more.
As financial fraud is on the rise, there is an increased need for professionals with a solid understanding of forensic accounting.
New and seasoned financial professionals who want to expand their skillset and explore a growing niche practice area.
Upon successful completion of the online curriculum, consisting of 19 courses, you will earn a digital badge and 21.5 CPE credits.