16 March, 2020.
18 March, 2020.
Forensic Accountants and Investigators are often saddled with the task of presenting their professional reports in open courts in such a manner as to lead the court to the truth. .This is a herculean task! Therefore the training will give insights into several areas of forensic evidence in light of evolving standards in science, in the content and the application of the rules of evidence, and in the working of the judicial system for a comprehensive understanding of the use of forensic evidence in litigation, procedures and adjudication.
Key learning outcomes of the Course include:
- Improve delegates’ proficiency in evidence matters and understanding of how to use forensic science in the courtroom
- In-depth examination of the use of scientific methods in forensic evidence, their methodologies, forms of validity, reliability testing and application of the Daubert standard
- Examine the distinctions between the presentation of forensic evidence in civil court versus criminal court
- Present advice for dealing with forensic/scientific experts including questioning an expert witness, opinions the expert can give, and an understanding of how different expert opinions can affect the trial result
- Insights into the characterization and presentation of forensic evidence in a courtroom
- Use of case studies about actual trials to illustrate the recent trends in the use of forensic evidence in trials
- Unit 1 - Introduction to Forensic Accounting
- Unit 2 - Crime and Economy
- Unit 3 - Psychology of The Fraudster
- Unit 4 - Fraud Detection Techniques
- Unit 5 - The Investigative Process
- Unit 6 - Gathering Evidence and Rule of Evidence per Evidence Act
- Unit 7 - Obtaining & Evaluating Non-Financial Evidence
- Unit 8 - Interviewing Financially Sophisticated Witnesses
- Unit 9 - Fraud Risk Assessment
- Unit 10 - Fraud Prevention
- Unit 11 - Computer Crimes
- Unit 12 - Working in A Forensic Team, Litigation and Expert Witnessing