Certification In Investigation Law

Category: Certified Forensic Investigation Professional (CFIP).

Target Participants

This certification is designed to provide the required skills knowledge in Investigation Law to legal practitioners and 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, law lecturers, university undergraduates in accounting, internal auditors, external auditors, systems auditors. 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 financial crimes, fraud and corruption investigation, then this program is for you. Also, if you are accounting professionals, legal practitioners, university undergraduate in accounting, internal auditors, external auditors, systems auditors and graduates who desire to have the fundamental knowledge of Investigation law to enhance their job performance and employment 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 Investigation Law 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 Investigation Law certification comprises 16 short but effective modules ranging from introduction to Laws relating to investigation, the law of evidence, search warrants, preparation for trials and expert witnessing and including but not limited to Criminal Justice System, Cross border operations, international anti corruption practices and laws and principles of tracing hidden assets.
The detailed syllabus is presented as follows:

  • Module 1 - Introduction to Law related to investigations
  • Module 2 - The law of evidence
  • Module 3 - Search warrants/court orders
  • Module 4 - Bankruptcy and Insolvency law
  • Module 5 - Protection of privacy
  • Module 6 - The judicial system and court procedures
  • Module 7 - Criminal justice system
  • Module 8 - Cross border operations and their challenges. Learning and making use of laws in different Jurisdictions.
  • Module 9 - Preparation for trial and expert witnessing.
  • Module 10 - The FCPA
  • Module 11 – International anti-corruption practices
  • Module 12 – Anti- Money Laundering laws
  • Module 13 – Investigation best practices
  • Module 14– International divorce law practices
  • Module 15 – Disputes resolutions
  • Module 16 – Tracing hidden assets and the use of public records