Forensic and Valuation CPE & Events
The AICPA provides guidance and training as a means to help you enhance your knowledge, understanding, and competencies in the areas of forensic accounting and business valuation. Our live educational events, Web-based education, and self-study education provides FVS Section members, inclusive of CFF and ABV credential holders, with the opportunity to learn about timely issues and best practices while gaining important forensic and valuation knowledge.
CPE is required for CPAs to maintain their professional competence and provide quality professional services.
Current Calendar - Register now
May 17 - Valuing a Professional Services Firm in a Divorce Situation (CPE: 1 credit)
June 12 - Business Valuation Calculation Engagements: Litigation vs. Nonlitigation (CPE: 2 credits)
July 17 - Money Laundering and Fraud in the World of Cyptocurrencies (CPE: 1 credit)
Upcoming Events - Registration coming soon
August 21 - ESOP Valuations: What Every CPA Should Know (CPE: 1 credit)
September 18 - Expert Witness Report Writing (CPE: 1 credit)
November 13 - Valuing Stock Options: AICPA's Financial Instruments Quick Reference Guide (CPE: 1 credit)
December 11 - Best Practices for Effective Courtroom Exhibits – Make Your Point (CPE: 1 credit)
- FVS members have exclusive access to archived recordings of previously recorded webcasts in the FVS Webcast Library.
Conferences & Workshops
AICPA Forensic & Valuation Services Conference
Nov. 5-7, 2018
This conference features experts in forensic accounting and business valuation, as well as big picture issues and useful real-world techniques.
Expert Witness Skills Workshop
September 26-29, 2018 - Chicago, IL
Realistic courtroom atmosphere and personalized one-on-one feedback, the Expert Witness Skills Workshop focuses on the core skills to help you prepare for deposition and trial. This is an exclusive and hand-crafted program designed for first-time testifiers and experienced expert witnesses.
AICPA Business Valuation School
October 15-19, 2018
With the tools acquired during the five intensive days of the AICPA’s Business Valuation School, you’ll interact with prominent experts and thought leaders. They’ll demonstrate how
standards, techniques and approaches are incorporated into everyday practice. And you’ll get a head start on the learning requirements to pursue the ABV® credential.
Stay tuned for future dates.
AICPA CFF & ABV Exam Review Courses
October 22-23, 2018
The only comprehensive review programs backed by the resources and collective expertise of professionals associated with the AICPA. You’ll gain a comprehensive overview of information covered in the CFF & ABV exam’s Content Specification Outlines (CSO), which serve as the AICPA’s body of knowledge in the two areas. You’ll also receive helpful test-taking tips, access to review questions and a copy of the review textbook.
AICPA Fair Value Measurements Workshop
Leading valuation expert, Mark Zyla, will lead the workshop with real-world case studies, “how-to’s” and extended Q&A opportunities. Detailed examples of measuring the fair value of individual assets, especially as prepared by a valuation specialist will be covered. Exchange ideas with colleagues, peers and network with other financial leaders. Stay tuned for dates.
Self-Study: Forensic Accounting
Highly experienced instructors define and explain the disciplined approaches to forensic accounting that lead to a thorough knowledge of the varied specialties within forensic accounting. Learn more >>
This certificate program is tailored to provide an introduction to financial forensics and help you become familiar with the forensic accountant's professional responsibility. Learn more >>
Forensic accountants know all too well the increasing pressure to accurately detect fraudulent financial reporting and to preemptively redesign internal controls to prevent misappropriation of assets. Learn techniques to sharpen your forensic skills, helping you to detect fraudulent activities in their many guises. Learn more >>
Whether your business is small, large, or a not-for-profit entity, this CPE course will provide you with descriptions of how major frauds are perpetrated, allowing you to gain insight into the types of cost-effective controls you can implement to prevent or detect deceptive acts. Learn more >>
The AICPA’s ABV credential is the most rigorous and prestigious of the business valuation certifications. It has become an essential marketing tool for the CPA planning to specialize in this lucrative practice area. Learn more >>
This CPE course covers the basic concepts, theory, and application of business valuation. Get a general overview that allows you to enhance your understanding of the concepts presented by putting them to the test in a real-life case study. Learn more >>
A great in-depth first course for those seeking to learn more about this hot, premium-priced service for clients and attorneys. This course combines real-world experience and all of the fundamental information in an easy-to-digest style. Learn more >>
Learn about issues that arise when fair value accounting is implemented under existing FASB standards and the application of fair value measurement in the context of business combinations. Gain insights into the rationale behind fair value measurement. Learn more >>