About this Course

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English

Subtitles: English, Chinese (Traditional)

Skills you will gain

Fraud DetectionInternal ControlFraud InvestigationForensic Accounting

Learner Career Outcomes

31%

started a new career after completing these courses

25%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 7 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Chinese (Traditional)

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

The Accidental Fraudster

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 35 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Why People Commit Fraud10m
Fraudster Demographics8m
Randy Pierce - The Accidental Fraudster6m
2 readings
Syllabus10m
Getting the Most from this Course10m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

The Predator Fraudster

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 36 min)
4 videos
Attributes of a Predator9m
Internal Control Concepts10m
How to Detect and Prevent Financial Statement Fraud - Crazy Eddie12m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Big Data, Benford's Law and Financial Analytics

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 34 min)
5 videos
Data Analysis Tools13m
Benford Analysis5m
Availability of Data and Text Analysis6m
Making Crime Pay: How to Locate Hidden Assets - Steve Comisar2m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Cyber-Crime and Money Laundering: Contemporary Tools and Techniques.

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 28 min)
4 videos
Money Laundering Basics6m
Money Laundering Schemes7m
Making Crime Pay: How to Locate Hidden Assets - Money Laundering9m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz20m

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