GCOM 7360 Forensic Accounting

This course enhance students’ understanding of the field of forensic accounting and the tools and related techniques currently utilized to prevent, detect, and respond to fraud and misconduct. Throughout the course, students examine various types of accounting fraud as well as current trends in other “white collar” crimes such as cybercrime, money laundering, bribery, and corruption. While learning from prior occurrences of high-profile fraud and misconduct through participation in various case studies, students will be required to read and learn from current events and relevant developments in the accounting profession. The course focuses on the types of services performed by forensic accountants, the drivers of demand for such services, current and relevant legal and regulatory environments, and the technology skills required of forensic accountants. Spring term. Required for all Financial Reporting & Assurance Track students.