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Those looking to begin a career in the emerging field of financial fraud investigation should consider Centennial College’s offering in this area.

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Financial Fraud Investigation Gets You Into the Field Quickly

  1. 1. Financial Fraud Investigation Gets You into the Field QuicklyHave you already completed a recognized diploma or degree program and wish to acquire a specializationin the emerging field of forensic accounting and financial fraud investigation? If you are able to submitan official transcript demonstrating proof of successful completion of a post-secondary diploma in businessor accounting, can attend an interview session and present a resume, and are prepared to test yourEnglish and/or math skills, you should consider applying to Centennial College’s Financial FraudInvestigations offering. Please note that applicants who present a combination of partial post-secondaryeducation and relevant work experience will be considered.Centennial College’s Financial Fraud Investigation offering stands out thanks to its short length and thepost-graduate possibilities. For example, in addition to receiving an Ontario College Graduate Certificate,the program content also prepares students for the Certified Fraud Examiner examination.Experienced Financial Fraud Investigations faculty members are experts in the industry and ensurestudents obtain practical hands-on learning in addition to the anecdotes that they share to enhancelessons. Geared to the motivated, mature learner with career experience, the Financial Fraud Investigationundertaking offers essential skills and knowledge in forensic accounting and investigation techniques,equipping them to work in entry-level positions in the field of forensic accounting and audit investigationswithin the public or private sector. Among the key topics students study in this offering are: investigatingand analyzing financial evidence, testifying as a witness, becoming involved in criminal investigations anduncovering financial evidence in employee or insurance fraud cases, and investigating in the rapidlyevolving area of computer fraud.Students attend six courses in each of their two semesters. In the first semester, they partake in:Introduction to Fraud Examinations, Financial Crimes Investigation, Introduction to Intelligence Gathering,Financial Institutions & Identity Theft, International Legal Elements and Professional Court Presentation.Meanwhile, second semester Financial Fraud Investigation courses include: Advanced Fraud Examinations,Forensic Accounting, Investigative Methodologies, Ethics and Fraud Criminology, Practical FraudInvestigation and Case Management, and Interview and Interrogations. All courses solely focus onpreparing students for speedy entry into the field.In addition, students study out of Centennial College’s largest location, Progress Campus. This campushouses other financial programs, allowing for peer interaction as well as networking.Successful analysis and findings reported by practicing professionals may mean the difference betweenwhether perpetrators avoid detection of their illegal activities or are brought to justice. In most cases,success is directly and primarily dependent upon the knowledge, skills and abilities of the professionalsperforming the work. As such, positions in financial accounting fraud and financial fraud investigationcome with varying responsibilities and include: Forensic Accounting/Litigation Consultant, Tax Auditor,Gaming Investigator, Insurance Investigator, Bank Investigator and Internal Auditor. Author :- Jason WhiteView Source : Centennial College - financial fraud investigation