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Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination

Everyday across the world, thousands of businesses are victimized by fraud. Who commits these bad acts? Why? And, how? In this course we are going to help you answer the questions: who commits fraud, why and how. We’ll also help you develop skills for catching them.
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Rating 4.6 based on 469 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 5 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week
Starts Jul 3 (23 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From West Virginia University via Coursera
Instructors Dr. Richard Riley, Ph.D, Dr. Richard Dull, Ph.D, John Gill, J.D., CFE
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Language English
Subjects Data Science Business
Tags Data Science Data Analysis Business Finance

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accounting and fraud examination

Informative and very interesting introduction to forensic accounting and fraud examination.

Great course to introduce the topic of Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination.

The course covers and touches all the basics and topics relative to forensic accounting and fraud examination.

I would love to go on with a course like "Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination II" The course was very informative.

A very brief and easy to follow introduction to forensic accounting and fraud examination.

Great An intriguing course that delves inside the various aspects of Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination in a awe-inspiring manner with relevant examples, engaging content and learned professors.

I enjoyed the teaching methods This course discusses the basics of forensic accounting and fraud examination.

excellent course for beginners to have a perfect outlook of forensic accounting and fraud examination Good pretty good course, great knowledge and amazing instructors .

The course helped me in improving my knowledge in forensic accounting and fraud examination, which was a new and exciting topic, which brought about a wider scope of understanding about the vast topic.

Good course by west Virginia university, to earn knowledge related to fundamentals of Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination.

It is good to understand the basics of Fraud Accounting and Fraud Examination.

It has definitely deepened my interest in fraud examination, I hope a similar course comes up soon I took this course to explore what Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination entailed and if it would be something I would want to pursue in the future.

I will definitely be recommending this course to everyone who would like to pursue Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination.

Thanks to Coursera for making it possible for me to learn from distinguished professors in forensic accounting and fraud examination.

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case studies

case studies made the course interesting and relevant too.

Very experienced tutors and real case studies.

Further the syllabus needs to be widened to touch upon case studies or examples across the world and not restrict to USA Pretty good but not reach enough.

There should be a capstone project or case studies to check if the skills learnt are properly implemented.

I feel that the course could benefit from adding case studies for the student to solve or providing concrete examples which the student can solve like detection of duplicate invoices or identification of improper journal entries among a list of journal entries.

Case studies was relevant.

My only recommendation is; would it be possible to include some practical case studies for course participants.Thanks for the great work Very interesting content that introduces many common fraud schemes and warning signs that may help prevent or detect the fraudulent act.

Very Informative content and educative case studies.

excellent course, very detailed and helpful Really helpful in gaining insights about concepts of the fraud triangle, how the mind of fraudster works and real-life examples were very much helpful An exceptional insight into the world of Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination built on latest inputs and case studies from the Real Financial World.

gained knowledge about many concepts like Money laundering, internal Control, Whistleblower, Fraud triangle, Many case studies & creates a curiousity about the frauds happening the world & measures how to detect & stop them.

the case studies were helpful in understanding real-world issues which we need to vigilant towards.

It was all in details with case studies easy to understand with simple language and accent.

Case studies were of great help to understand things in a better way.

The course content, material, videos, case studies and clarity provided by all the Difficult.

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introduction to forensic accounting

it was good and it was easy to understand and learn Although the program is a very good introduction to Forensic Accounting and Fraud, I think the instructors must at least upload some literature and real cases which is free to download.

The course is good for providing introduction to Forensic accounting.

Wonderful course for introduction to forensic accounting Dear Team,Thank you for granting me the opportunity to learn the topic "Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination".The course has equipped me with strategies in relation to fraud examination and detection.Once again, i am grateful to the organizers of the program.Thank you all.

Courses give you a great foundation / introduction to forensic accounting and fraud.

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easy to follow

I learned a lot but it was not very easy to follow.

The material is well presented and it is easy to follow through It is a very interesting course, what drags it down a bit is that the lectures should have been longer and there should have been available reading material.

Great class, easy to follow and very informative!

Detailed video presentations and easy to follow course workbook.

Very interesting and easy to follow.

Easy to follow and the exams do test your understanding.

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real life examples

Thankyou Highly informative course on Fraud Examination, found the content, video lectures and real life examples very useful in understanding the subject.

It was a great course that referenced real life examples, so it was really interesting!

An excellent course with real life examples that zoomed in on many of the essentials in fraud and forensics.

Got the opportunity to go through some / few real life examples and the got the updates.Thanks for the course material.

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well structured

Well structured course with great speakers.

The course was very informative and the syllabus was well structured.

The exams are a bit tough and well structured to stimulate reasoning.

Very informative, well structured, a lot of important information provided in a limited period of time.

Well structured, with lots of examples and useful quizzes excellent module à recommander Great Insight to Fraud and Forensic learning.

was an excellent course Well structured course; high quality teaching method; gives an excellent foundation to those who want to go on studying Forensic Accounting in more depth.

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learning experience

Best Course Good material for newcomers, good references, and the testimonial of fraudsters enriches the learning experience.

I had a really good learning experience.

Good course to learn forensic accounting The Course was really a great learning experience with qualified professor's team.

Very good course excellent course for private security professionals It was a great learning experience by opting this Course...

But overall thanks and it's a good course.Regards A great learning experience.

awesome learning experience and a true feeling of learning & clearing the exam.

Had a nice learning experience.

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highly recommended

Highly recommended for individuals in almost every business sector.

Highly recommended for people who want to venture into Fraud Examining or Forensic Accounting Position Very much informational.

Highly Recommended to all professionals working in Accounting & Audit.

Highly recommended!

Highly recommended to anyone who would like to learn more about this topic.

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final exam

Unit quizzes represented different answers than final exam.

A very well structured course with detailed assignments and a comprehensive final exam.

Repeated questions in the final exam.

The final exam with 60 questions is also very positive to force/stimulate the student to 'cement' the knowledge gained.Negative: This course was shockingly short.

World com fraud, etc Although the course was great, I'd suggest the authors to review questions and correct answers as there are some inconsistencies - some correct answers in lecture videos and week quizzes where marked incorrect in the final exam.

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insight into

Great information, layout and insight into what fraud is and its classification or predators and accidentals frauds.

A great insight into Fraud Examination.

Awesome Amazing faculty and study material As an auditor and I needed more insight into fraud, and this course really helped me to appreciate the key issues in fraud.

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data analysis

It gives you an understanding of1 the meaning of fraud2 the fraud examination process3 how and why does a person go about committing fraud4 what are some of the internal controls that organizations should focus upon along with the red flags suggestive of frauds5 using data analysis for detecting frauds It's wonderful.

These course is professionally inclined , particularly to the current and prevailing situations in organisational policies ,like CEO's influence to the ethics of accounting standard of operations, guide to whistleblowers, advantage and conquencies ,use of data analysis and text analysis used in various business organization.All case study,in these programs are opportunities,to open our knowledge to how,who,what where accidental, predator fraudster are, and the mode or method of operations in an organisational.Auditor and accountant ,must have these course to higher experience, forensically to help in providing solutions,stop and improve non financial and financial materials used by smart fraudster,so as not reinue the entire system of the organization in which they are found.I desired to learn more,grow and stand for better understanding on the course .

One distinguishing feature of this course which i liked the most was that it was blend of so many things--accounting, fraud examination, forensic accounting, and data analysis--hence it was less monotonous and more engaging.

Enjoyable and interesting course I learned a great deal about forensic accounting and fraud examination, the things such as big data, data analysis, fraud triangle, Fraud prevention, detection, internal controls, real world fraud cases, evidence collection, examination of evidence, money maundering, placement layering, integration.

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Fraud Professional $50k

Fraud Auditor $59k

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Fraud Prevention Analyst/Fraud Investigator $62k

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Fraud Consultant $69k

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Rating 4.6 based on 469 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 5 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week
Starts Jul 3 (23 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From West Virginia University via Coursera
Instructors Dr. Richard Riley, Ph.D, Dr. Richard Dull, Ph.D, John Gill, J.D., CFE
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Data Science Business
Tags Data Science Data Analysis Business Finance

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