- Code BUSN8067
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Accounting
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Business
- Areas of interest Accounting
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course involves on-campus teaching. For students not on campus, there will be a remote option in Sem 1. See Class Summary or Wattle for details.
This course provides students with an understanding of forensic accounting and the role of accounting in financial fraud investigations. Forensic accounting requires the application of accounting and critical analysis skills. Students are introduced to the process of financial fraud investigation which involves analysing and preparing financial information for the purpose of achieving a resolution via the legal system. The topics covered include gathering evidence; analysing and reporting relevant financial information; fraud and financial crimes; the process of conducting a fraud investigation; and how to prepare evidence for litigation purposes.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of current issues and techniques relevant to forensic accounting and fraud investigation.
- Analyse and appraise complex issues in forensic accounting and fraud investigation.
- Evaluate complex ideas and apply relevant forensic accounting theories and techniques in forensic investigations.
- Formulate well-reasoned and coherent arguments and reach well considered conclusions.
- Typical assessment may include but is not restricted to: class participation, exams, assignments, quizzes and other assessments as appropriate. Further details will be made available via the Class Summary. (100) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours a week to completing the work. This will include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (including non-teaching weeks) on course, reading, writing and assignment work.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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