Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination – West Virginia University
About this Course
Everyday across the world, thousands of businesses are victimized by fraud. Who commits these bad acts? Why? And, how? In this course we are going to help you answer the questions: who commits fraud, why and how. We’ll also help you develop skills for catching them.
SKILLS YOU WILL GAIN
- Fraud Detection
- Internal Control
- Fraud Investigation
- Forensic Accounting
Dr. Richard Riley, Ph.D
Louis F. Tanner Distinguished Professor of Public Accounting
Dr. Richard Dull, Ph.D
GoMart Professor in Accounting Information Systems
John Gill, J.D., CFE
Vice President – Education
West Virginia University
Founded in 1867, West Virginia University is moving toward a global destiny. World-class faculty are exploring everything from pulsars to nanoscale technology. Rated as the #2 public university at which to do research and a top-20 best place to work in academia, WVU is collaborating with international academic and research partners.
- Lectures 28
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 6 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Certificate No
- Assessments Yes
Week 1 - The Accidental Fraudster
Who are "accidental" fraudsters? Learn who accidental fraudsters are, the basic elements of fraud, and how devastating the costs of fraud are.
Week 2 - The Predator Fraudster
What is a "preditor" fraudster? How do you protect your organization against a preditor fraudster? Learn how internal control concepts and other techniques can help you detect and prevent preditor fraudsters.
Week 3 - Big Data, Benford's Law and Financial Analytics
What is "big data"? Learn how data analysis, Benford analysis and other tools can help you identify fraudulent activities.
Week 4 - Cyber-Crime and Money Laundering: Contemporary Tools and Techniques.
Money laundering. This week’s session will introduce you to the objectives and stages of money laundering as well as the basic techniques used.
Week 5 - Whistleblowing
Everything you need to know about whistleblowing. Learn the importance of whistleblowing and the difficulty of being a whistleblower.