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Leveraging Technology in Forensic Engagements

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AICPA's Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program

This course is part of the Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program – a comprehensive, integrated curriculum - covering AICPA's entire Body of Knowledge in this topic area. The program will provide you with the training, knowledge, and practical guidance needed for a solid understanding of financial forensics. Credit for individual courses purchased can be applied to the full program when you enroll within one year of the original purchase date. Please visit cpa2biz.com/forensic for information on the complete program.

This course explains the role of technology in supporting the forensic accountant during a customer engagement, including the challenges encountered when providing such services. The process to locate or find Electronically Stored Information (ESI) is described along with the technologies and methodologies that can be used to evaluate and analyze the data once acquired. The goal of the course is to help the practitioner understand the process, considerations, and available technology tools needed to examine electronically stored information and data when investigating fraud.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the role of technology and computer forensics in supporting the forensic accountant.
  • Recall the challenges in providing computer forensic services.
  • Explain timing, budget and scope expectations and considerations during the computer forensic engagement.
  • Describe the process to locate or find Electronically Stored Information (ESI).
  • Explain the importance of technologies and methodologies that can be used to evaluate the data once acquired.
  • Describe tools that can help the forensic accountant analyze data.

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Prerequisite: None
Advanced Preparation: None

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NASBA Field of Study: Computer Science
Level: Basic
Recommended CPE Credit: 1
Leveraging Technology in Forensic Engagements
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