CPE Self-Study
Economic Damages in Business
Online: 1.5
This course provides an overview of the different methods used to analyze and quantify economic damages in business.

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Understand the role of financial forensics in analyzing claims for economic damages

Who Will Benefit?

  • New and seasoned financial professionals who want to expand their skillset and explore a growing niche practice area.

Key Topics

  • Introduction to economic damages
  • Key components of an economic damages analysis
  • Five methods for calculating lost profits
  • Calculating lost business value
  • Calculating other types of economic damages

Learning Objectives

  • Define economic damages.
  • Summarize the types of disputes which involve claims for economic damages.
  • Describe the role of the financial forensics professional in analyzing claims for economic damages.
  • Apply the relevant professional standards to engagements to quantify and present economic damages.
  • Distinguish the general methods used to quantify economic damages.
In this course, you'll get an overview of the different methods used to analyze and quantify economic damages in business. You'll also be introduced to the role of the financial forensics professional in analyzing claims for economic damages, as well as the professional and legal standards that apply to this work.

AICPA's Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program

This course is part of the Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program - a comprehensive, integrated curriculum that will provide you with the training, knowledge, and practical guidance needed for a solid understanding of financial forensics. Credit for previously purchased individual courses can be applied to the full program when you enroll within one year of the original purchase date. Please visit AICPAStore.com/forensic for information on the complete program.


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