Certification in Auditing and Forensic Accounting

Category: Certified Forensic Investigation Professional (CFIP).

Target Participants

This certification is designed to provide the required skills knowledge in Fraud Auditing and Forensic Accounting to individuals working as investigative officers in any of the Government anti-corruption agencies and Police Officers with responsibility for investigating fraud and financial crimes and public sector fraud cases. This Certification is also essential for Tax Auditors working with either the State revenue Board or the Federal Revenue Board. The content of this Certification will significantly enhance the skills of Customs Revenue Officers and professionals with responsibility for Revenue Assurance and Income Audit in their companies. This Certification Course will also be very useful to accounting professionals, legal practitioners, University undergraduates in accounting, management sciences and social sciences, internal auditors, external auditors, systems auditors and graduates who desire to have the fundamental knowledge of computer and digital forensics to enhance their job opportunities. 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 Government Anti-Corruption Agencies, or you are a police officer charged with investigating computer fraud and web crimes, then this program is for you. Also, if you are accounting professionals, legal practitioners, university undergraduate in accounting, management sciences and social sciences, internal auditors, external auditors, systems auditors and graduates who desire to have the fundamental knowledge of Fraud Auditing and Forensic Accounting to enhance their job opportunities, then, this Certification is for you.. We encourage you to apply now.

Course Syllabus


» 8 weeks

Membership of Professional Body

» Upon successfully passing the CDF Certification Course, candidate will be admitted as an affiliate of the International Institute of Certified Forensic Investigation Professional Inc. USA subject to payment of appropriate affiliate membership fees.

What you will learn

The FAFA certification comprises 28 short but effective modules ranging from economics of crimes, financial crimes to the skill sets for investigating various financial fraud schemes using appropriate forensic techniques and how to develop an effective fraud auditing and forensic accounting programs.
The detailed syllabus is presented as follows:

  • Module 1 - Economics of Crime
  • Module 2 - Financial Crimes
  • Module 3 - Offshore Activities - General
  • Module 4 - Evidence - General
  • Module 5 - Net worth Approach
  • Module 6 - Expenditure Approach
  • Module 7 - Scenario Case
  • Module 8 - RICO Net Worth
  • Module 9 - Tax Net Worth
  • Module 10 - RICO Expenditure
  • Module 11 - Tax Expenditure
  • Module 12 - Organized Crimes
  • Module 13 – Preparing to give expert testimony
  • Module 14 – Forensic Audit Techniques
  • Module 15 - Sources of Investigative Information
  • Module 16 - Wagering and Gambling
  • Module 17 - Fraud Prevention
  • Module 18 - Fraud Prevention as it relates to business
  • Module 19 - Money Laundering
  • Module 20 – Interviewing suspects and witnesses
  • Module 21 – Financial Institutions
  • Module 22 – Reports and Case Files
  • Module 23 - Audit programs
  • Module 24 - Seizures and Forfeitures
  • Module 25 – Understanding Judicial System
  • Module 26 – Criminology
  • Module 27 - Physical Security
  • Module 28 - Search Warrants