Financial investigation and forensic accounting 2016 - Workshop

Learn with expert guidance how to detect, investigate and prevent fraud based on the real life experience of forensic practitioners. Take this opportunity to learn new approaches to fraud and become more effective in your work.

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Key topics

  • Types of fraud
  • The forensic accountant as an expert witness
  • The auditor's responsibilities relating to fraud
  • Financial report - applying ASA 240 Reporting and case presentation
  • Forensic Investigation, reporting and case presentation
  • Fraud detection tools and techniques
  • Fraud prevention (applying AS 8001)

Learning objectives

  • Describe and contrast three broad categories of fraud / corruption
  • Understand and apply ASA 240 The Auditor's Responsibilities Relating to Fraud in an Audit of a Financial Report
  • Implement fundamental techniques in the detection of fraud
  • Describe how to prepare and present a forensic case involving allegations of fraud
  • Provide guidance on fraud prevention principles as promoted by AS 8001-2008 Fraud and Corruption Control


People working in public practice and small to medium enterprises (SMEs), including public practitioners and sole practitioners at the partner and director level. Suitable for those from Government, corporate and academic organisations and practitioners in insolvency, auditing, risk and advisory.

1 day