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Training on Forensic Accounting and Fraud Control

By: Data-Afrique Consultants

Kenya

03 - 07 May, 2021  5 days

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USD 1,000

Venue: Data-Afrique Training Centre, Nairobi Kenya.

Forensic, fraud and financial litigation support continue to remain among the hottest practice areas, with expected growth over the next several years. Accounting scandals such as Enron and WorldCom have created an increasing demand for professionals to become skilled and trained in forensic accounting and for business to protect themselves from the proliferation of fraud and white-collar crime. In today’s world saving your organizations hard earned revenue and maximizing your profits by protecting against fraud losses is a must! This highly beneficial forensic training workshop provides individuals and organizations with the knowledge and skills in forensic accounting and fraud auditing and with the ability to detect and prevent fraud. It provides participants with the true forensic methods and applications on how to conduct examinations and investigations in this field.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course the participant should be able to:

  • Clearly Define the meaning of fraud and forensic accounting
  • Deploy effective fraud control methods and reduce the risks of fraud occurrence in the organization
  • Utilize Various tools to expose fraudulent transactions
  • Use statistical and forensic accounting tools to analyse data, test the data and find inconsistencies
  • Utilize Microsoft Excel to identify suspicious information

Who Should Attend?

This extensive short-term training course is a perfect suite for:

  • Public accountants and internal auditors
  • Fraud examiners and Forensic accountants
  • Risk Management Professionals
  • Regulatory Compliance Specialists
  • Financial Security Officers
  • Governmental accountants and attorneys
  • Internal and External Audit Professionals
  • Other accounting/auditing professionals and educators.

Course Content

Introduction to Forensic Accounting and Fraud

  • Introduction to fraud and Fraud triangle
  • Background of Fraud Auditing and Forensic Accounting
  • Fraud examination and Fraudster’s Profile
  • Types of Fraud and The Fraud Cycle

Fraud schemes and controls

  • Financial statements and Corruption schemes
  • Assessing the Risk of Fraud and Its Factors
  • Keys to Effective Fraud Investigation
  • Fraud detection and response
  • Revenue Recognition Detection Techniques

Forensic Analysis and Data Tests

  • Importing, Analysing, and Protecting data into Excel
  • Reporting data in Word and PowerPoint
  • Data profile, Periodic graph and Histogram
  • Utilizing Excel to prepare data profile
  • Utilizing Bedford’s Law
  • Data sets that could be used
  • Effect of data size
  • Basic digit test, First and last two digits tests, One digit a time
  • Chi-Square, Mean absolute deviation and Logarithmic basis
  • Second order test and Summation test
  • Number duplication test in Excel

Using Excel for Detecting Fraud and Data Inconsistencies

  • Largest growth test and Largest subsets test
  • Relative size factor test, SSS test and SS Different test
  • Subset number duplication
  • Calculating correlations and Time-Series analysis

Fraud Prevention

  • Creating Preventive Environment
  • Enforcement of Ethics and Fraud Policies

General Notes

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

Data-Afrique Training Centre, Nairobi Kenya. May 03 - 07 May, 2021
USD 1,000.00
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