This course provides foundational knowledge of techniques required by fraud and financial crime investigators. This includes a historical overview of fraud and financial crimes including recent cases and their impact on society. The course exposes students to an array of different types of frauds and economic crimes, both internal and external, along with profiles of some of fraud and economic crime incidents we see in society today. It also demonstrates how new technology is impacting fraud and economic crimes, both from an incident and an investigative prospective. Students are presented with several case studies that will be utilized throughout the program, from initial incident to resolution, incorporating a variety of forensic tools and techniques that will be reinforced throughout the program. Students learn the fundamentals of the fraud and financial crime investigation process using a proactive, investigation model. This investigation model includes the initial investigation planning, tracking and reporting in which several different case management tools are presented. Students also begin to learn the concepts of fraud and financial crime risk mitigation that will be expanded upon throughout the program.
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Forensic Investigation of Fraud and Financial Crime.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Winter 2018
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