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Forensic Accounting Academy©

Consultants' Training Institute
Co-Sponsored by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts® (NACVA®) and financialforensics®

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The Art & Science of Investigating People & Money©

Despite the chronic and compelling need for financial forensics and forensic accounting expertise, the accounting and financial professions have yet to embrace or even offer a cogent and comprehensive forensic accounting toolsbased methodology. That deficiency has plagued our economy…until now. The Forensic Accounting Academy© (Academy) is the most all-inclusive training in forensic accounting available to date. The intensive and handson, training provides a one-stop source of 300+ tools, techniques, methods, and methodologies applicable to virtually any large or small financial matter, whether civil, criminal, or dispute, and defines the financial forensics/ forensic accounting profession: “The Art & Science of Investigating People & Money©.”

The Academy centers around the Forensic Accounting Investigation Methodology© (FAIM©), a proprietary Internet-based hyperlinked methodology which delivers immediately useable and practical skills—NOT theory—that attendees will immediately deploy upon return to their responsibilities. This primer is ideal for CPAs, law enforcement (federal, state, local), regulators, investigators, agents, attorneys, prosecutors, business advisors, bankers, fiduciaries, and business owners—in short, those who may not intend to focus a practice on financial forensics yet want to understand the applicability of the discipline in their pursuits. 

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How You Will Benefit

After completing this academy, attendees will be able to:

  • Establish financial forensics/forensic accounting as the financial “supra” discipline
  • Differentiate forensic accounting from mere “fraud” analysis
  • Determine appropriate methods and tools for interviewing, interrogation, and behavior detection skills
  • Discern the characteristics and the behavior of virtually any data set under investigation
  • Identify and integrate proven and effective forensic accounting skills in your practice

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What You Will Cover

Part 1: Foundational Tools—Genogram, Entity/Party, CRO, Indirect Method, Cash-T, APD
Part 2: Advanced Forensic Indices, Forensic Lexicology, Forensic Benefit Streams, Damages, QDE
Part 3: Advanced Report Card Techniques, Alter Ego, Fraudulent Transfer, Fraud, Proof-of-Cash, I/S
Part 4: Advanced Forensic Report Writing, Trial Exhibits, Scripting, Depo Matrix
Part 5: Advanced Technical Analysis, Gott's Principle, Central Limits, Wigmorean Charts

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Who Should Attend
The Academy content is designed for both financial and non-financial professionals who require sophisticated investigative and analytical skills to stay abreast of increasing civil and criminal wrongdoer treachery. Advanced skills are essential as people and money resources diminish. Those who complete the Academy become qualified as Forensic Operators©—financial forensicscapable personnel who possess unique and specific skills, knowledge, experience, education, training, and integrity beyond the mere financial realm.

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 CPE On-Demand Course  
    CPE:
15 Hrs
Price: $560/$504 Members Purchase the On-Demand Course here.