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CPE Self-Study
Forensic Engagement Management - Part 1 and Part 2
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Accounting
LEVEL
Intermediate
CPE CREDITS
Online: 5.0
This CPE course provides practical scenario exercises which help describe the nuances in accepting and planning a forensic accounting engagement which presents different risks than a typical consulting or audit engagement.

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Who Will Benefit?

  • Accountants in industry and public practice who are responsible for designing internal control systems or are involved in forensic accounting activities.

Key Topics

  • Preliminary engagement procedures
  • Forensic engagement acceptance
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Engagement letter
  • Engagement scope
  • Staffing and supervision
  • Budget planning
  • Gathering, organizing, and analyzing information

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to do the following:

Module 1:

  • Recall and apply the appropriate preliminary procedures and considerations related to engagement acceptance
  • Assess factors related to case acceptance
  • Identify and analyze potential conflicts of interest
  • Identify and apply the steps to formalize the client engagement letter or agreement, including verification of the client's understanding of scope

Module 2:

  • Apply considerations for selecting the appropriate staff for an engagement based on engagement characteristics.
  • Identify key points related to appropriate supervision and assess whether adequate supervision exists based on situational examples.
  • Determine the steps in effective engagement planning to control budgets.
  • Identify what types of information may be more responsive than others and how to prioritize those sources.

This CPE course can be purchased individually or as part of the Core Forensic Accounting Certificate.

Narrated by an industry subject matter expert, this CPE course describes the nuances in accepting and planning a forensic accounting engagement which presents different risks than a typical consulting or audit engagement. This CPE course includes two courses (part 1 and 2). Each course identifies and analyzes factors relating to forensic engagement acceptance, planning for staffing and gathering information to execute a successful engagement. This course features application exercises that cover topics such as accepting a forensic case, conflict of interest and staffing.

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Author(s)

Tim Cowley, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE, MSA

Tim holds the ABV and CFF credentials in addition to his CPA and performs work in the areas of contractual controllership, business valuation and litigation support, and tax planning and preparation. Tim also teaches several college courses per year and volunteers with various AICPA committees and task forces. In his spare time he plays for, and is also the Treasurer of a local rugby club, and also enjoys board games and beer judging.

Publisher

American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting.

The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.

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CREDIT INFO
CPE credits
Online
: 5.0
NASBA Field of Study
Accounting
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
None
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Course acronym
FAIE-CEMA; FAIE-CEMB
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