Forensic Accounting and Fraud Control 0


Why Attend


While forensic accounting and fraud auditing and control are not new concepts, they are becoming increasingly important. We are constantly hearing about fraud cases and accounting schemes committed by corporations and individuals in the accounting world. This course takes participants from the theory and concept of forensic accounting to its implementation and practice. It gives the necessary tools to help professionals add value to their organizations by examining fraud controls and applying forensic accounting and analysis to their data.

Course Methodology


The course uses a blend of instructor's presentations, individual and group exercises and participants working on real life case studies and applying analytical MS Excel tools learned during the course.

Course Objectives


By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

Explain fraud and forensic accounting

Implement fraud controls to decrease the likelihood of fraud in the organization

Utilize Microsoft Office tools to find fraudulent transactions and report on them

Apply statistical and forensic accounting tools to analyze data

Assist internal audit and senior management in testing data and finding anomalies

Utilize Excel efficiently to identify suspicious information that needs further fraud investigation Identify fraud and anomalies using Excel

Target Audience


Professionals in the field of finance and accounting, controllers, accounting managers, senior and chief accountants, analysts, internal and external auditors and accountants at all levels seeking to enhance their practical forensic accounting skills.

Target Competencies


Understand forensic accounting

Apply forensic auditing

Analyze financial data

Detect fraud

Prevent fraud

Identify fraud and fraudsters

Control fraud

Examine data in Excel

Utilize Excel for data analysis


National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) : Ciel Consulting

Training & Consulting is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website

Location & Date


| Weekday |15TH – 17TH April, 2019|3 days| N50,000

| Weekends |13TH – 20TH April, 2019|2 Weekends| N50,000

Venue No 21 Oil Field Avenue, Off School Road Elelenwo, Port Harcourt

Ciel Consulting reserves the right to alter dates, content, venue and trainer.

Course Outline


Fraud and forensic accounting

Introduction to fraud

Fraud triangle

Fraudsters’ profile

Introduction to forensic accounting

Introduction to fraud examination

Corporate governance and ethics

Code of conduct

Fraud schemes and controls


Financial statements

Corruption schemes

Asset misappropriation

Red flags

Fraud detection

Fraud response

Fraud detection

Internal controls

Forensic analysis with MS Office


Importing data into Excel

Analyzing data in Excel

Protecting data in Excel

Reporting data in Word

Reporting data in PowerPoint

High-Level data tests


Data profile

Periodic graph


Utilizing Excel to prepare data profile

Utilizing Benford’s law to test numbers


Data sets that could be used

Effect of data size

Basic digit test

First two digit tests

One digit a time


Mean absolute deviation

Logarithmic basis

Second order test

Summation test

Number duplication test in Excel

Last two digits test

Identifying fraud and anomalies using Excel


Largest growth test

Largest subsets test

Relative size factor test

Same-Same-Same test

Same-Same-Different test

Subset number duplication


Forensic Accounting and Fraud Control

Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Rivers
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