Each forensic accounting engagement is unique with its facts and objectives. Forensic accountants need to use appropriate specialized forensic knowledge, tools and procedures during the engagement. This certificate program covers unique areas including bankruptcy, property damages, family law and more. Leverage this program to acquire new skills, begin the CFF Credential pathway or earn CPE credits.
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Because each forensic accounting engagement is unique with its facts and objectives, the forensic accountant needs to use appropriate specialized forensic knowledge, tools and procedures during the engagement. A basic knowledge of each area is helpful. However, no one practitioner would be expected to know them all, but rather would seek expert assistance where necessary. Through narration by industry subject matter experts and application exercises, this certificate program covers unique areas of a forensic engagement including bankruptcy, business/individual/intellectual property damages, mergers and acquisitions, family law, divorce and more.
This certificate program was developed to assist you in customizing your professional development goals in one of the following ways:
Learn new skills, enhance your existing competency or take a deep dive into this growing practice area. You’ll gain new comprehension that will allow you to demonstrate your proficiency and stand out among your peers. Earn the certificate by completing the required learning and passing the Specialized Forensics Knowledge exam. Once you complete the Specialized Forensic Accounting Certificate, if you haven’t already done so, consider earning the Core Forensic Accounting Certificate.
Use the certificate program as a more flexible way to earn your CFF Credential. The Specialized Forensic Accounting Certificate program covers topics found in the Content Specification Outline (CSO) for the CFF Credential exam. Successful completion of the Specialized and the Core Forensic Accounting Certificate program will fulfill the education requirements needed to earn the CFF credential*. The flexibility in earning both of these certificates saves you approximately 20 CPE hours versus having to earn 75 CPE credits if you opt to not utilize these programs.
*Earning both the Core & Specialized Forensic Accounting Certificates does not indicate you are certified in financial forensics. You must still pass the separate CFF exam, and meet the 1,000-hour experience and other credential requirements to earn your CFF credential. To learn more about CFF Credential including the requirements, the application process, and how to maintain the credential visit aicpa.org/cff.
Existing CFF Credential holders can use the education to earn CPE credits needed to maintain the credential. You can customize your learning experience using any of the individual course modules listed below.
The online education will be available in your account for one year from the date you purchase it.
Upon successfully completing and passing the specialized forensic accounting knowledge modules, your accomplishments will be awarded in the form of digital certificates.
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