Certification in Fraud & Corruption Studies

Category: Certified Forensic Investigation Professional (CFIP).

Target Participants

This certification is designed to expose the candidates to the various fraud and corruption techniques that are being perpetrated both in the Private and Public Sectors. This Certification is suitable for individuals working as investigative officers in any of the Government anti-corruption agencies and Police Officers with responsibility for investigating fraud, financial crimes and the other investigations that if substantiated can lead to Criminal Prosecution. This Certification Course will also be very useful to lawyers, accounting professionals, forensic auditors, university undergraduates in accounting, internal auditors, external auditors, systems auditors and graduates who desire to have the fundamental knowledge of the techniques and schemes for fraud and corruption to enrich their knowledge in the field for better performance on the present roles or to enhance their skills for possible career change or fresh employment.. Furthermore, this satisfy one of the key knowledge required to proceed to obtaining further certifications in forensic investigations and ultimately attain the elite qualification in forensic investigation as a Certified Forensic Investigation Professional (CFIP).

If you work with any of the Regulatory Agencies, Government Anti-Corruption Agencies, or you are a Police Officer charged with criminal investigation responsibility, then this program is for you. Also, if you are an investigator, forensic accountant, accounting professional, legal practitioner, university undergraduate in accounting, internal auditors, external auditors, systems auditors and graduates who desire to have the fundamental knowledge of fraud and corruption schemes and techniques to enhance your on the job performance or seeking fresh opportunities for a career change, then, this Certification is for you. We encourage you to apply now.

Course Syllabus


» 8 weeks

Membership of Professional Body

» Upon successfully passing the Fraud and Corruption Studies Certification Course, candidate will be admitted as an affiliate member of the International Institute of Certified Forensic Investigation Professional Inc. USA. This is subject to payment of appropriate affiliate membership fees.

What you will learn

The F&CS certification comprises 21 short but effective modules ranging from introduction to fraud and corruption, skimming fraud, corruption, non-cash assets fraud, fraudulent financial statement fraud, assets fraud and financial statement fraud among other key skills set in criminal investigations to be acquired within the program.
The detailed syllabus is presented as follows

  • Module 1 - Introduction to fraud and corruption
  • Module 2 - Skimming fraud
  • Module 3 - Cash Larceny
  • Module 4 - Billing Schemes
  • Module 5 - Cheque Fraud
  • Module 6 - Payroll Fraud
  • Module 7 - Expense related fraud
  • Module 8 - Disbursement fraud
  • Module 9 - Non cash Assets
  • Module 10 - Corruption
  • Module 11 – Accounting Principles
  • Module 12 – Fraudulent Financial Statement Fraud
  • Module 13 – Interviewing Witnesses
  • Module 14 – Forensic investigation and reports
  • Module 15 - Assets fraud
  • Module 16 – Expense Reimbursement fraud
  • Module 17 – Inventory related fraud
  • Module 18 - Bribery
  • Module 19 –Conflicts of Interest
  • Module 20 - Advanced Financial statement fraud
  • Module 21 - Occupational Fraud