Due to the continued success of this course, CPA Ireland is excited to once again run our Diploma in Forensic Accounting, commencing in September 2023.
This Diploma provides a comprehensive understanding of the core Forensic Accounting skills. This course will suit CPAs and other qualified accountants working in both industry and practice, particularly in the SME sector.
This course is delivered over 5 full-day sessions (9:15am - 4.30pm) between September 2022 and February 2023. Participants will earn 8 CPD hours for attendance at each session (40 hours for the full course). All sessions will be recorded and made available online for review afterwards. In order to be awarded the Diploma, participants must complete an assignment given out during the course and an exam at the end of the course.
Upon completion of this course, attendees will have an understanding of:
the role of the Forensic Accountant as an Expert
the different types of forensic jobs that may require an expert’s involvement
how an investigation works from start to finish
the different interview techniques that could be implemented on an investigation
how to draft an Expert Report for Court
the importance of being prepared for court and the expected court etiquette.
Course Content & Schedule:
Session 1: 8th September 2023 – Introduction to Forensic Accounting
Session 2: 13th October 2023 – Other Areas of Consideration In Investigations
Session 3: 17th November 2023 – Financial Crime - Including Whistleblowing & Employee Investigations
Session 4: 19th January 2024 – Report Writing & Consideration of Data Analytics in Reports
Session 5: 23rd February 2024 – Role of the Expert Witness & Types of Assignments
Key Course Details:
Method: 5 full days & final assessment
Location: Online via livestream (For those registered for the online live streaming option, you are requested to leave your camera on during the class to facilitate interaction with the lecturer and other participants).
Date: September 2023 - February 2024
CPD Credit: 40 hours (8 hours per day)
Full Price: €1895
Early bird price until 31st May: €1895