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Foundations of Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation XFSC 3020

Forensics Microcredentials Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​This course will provide you with a foundational knowledge of fraud and financial crime investigation techniques. The course will begin with an overview of the types and trends of fraud and financial crime in Canada. You will learn about various statutes and case law commonly used to guide investigations. Crime theories will be presented to assist in the deterrence, detection, investigation and prediction of fraud and financial crime. You will use case studies to learn how to apply legislation, case law, and crime theory to initiate and plan a forensic investigation from initial incident to resolution. ​Concepts of risk mitigation will be introduced, and will be expanded upon throughout the program.​

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

1.0

Domestic fees

$315.52

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of XFSC 3020 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 91700

Duration

Tue Feb 06 - Tue Feb 27 (4 weeks)

  • 4 weeks
  • CRN 91700
  • Domestic fees $315.52
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 06 - Feb 27 Tue 17:30 - 21:15 Online
Instructor

Steve Wilson

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$315.52

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. This course will be offered ONLINE for the 202410 Winter term. Please remember to pay for your tuition via online banking the same day you register for this course.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss the types, trends and investigative challenges of various types of fraud and financial crime within Canada.
  • Apply the appropriate legal statutes for various fraud and financial crimes to a criminal fact pattern.
  • Apply crime theory to the deterrence, detection, investigation and prediction of fraud and financial crime.
  • Prepare an investigation strategy for a criminal fact pattern relating to a fraud or financial crime, including strategies on mitigating risks during the course of the investigation.

Effective as of Winter 2024

Related Programs

Foundations of Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation (XFSC 3020) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation
    Microcredential Part-time

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