Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection course


Dear Member,

Warm Greetings to you and your family.

The Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection course at Ahmedabad has been scheduled from 7th February 2013 to 13th February 2013 (continuous seven days). One day precursor course on excel will be held on 7th February 2013 for those who do not have proficiency in mid elementary and mid level excel including Formulas, Functions, Pivots etc.

The Course will be conducted at ICAI Ahmedabad.

The course is fully practical oriented and based on live case studies and no prior preparation is required.


For further queries contact Mr. Rajanikant Verma, Secretary, IT Committee at 09313899028. 


You can register for the course Online by paying the course fee (Rs.25000/-) through the ICAI Online Payment at the following link: (As the seats are limited please enroll at the earliest by paying the requisite fees to ensure participation).  


Once you make the online payment please provide all your details using the following link: 


Those who wish to join the course and likes to make payment offline may also register with the aforesaid link and enclose an Instrument in favour of “Secretary, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India”, payable at par at Delhi for Rs.25000/-, with the print out of the form filled. The aforesaid documents have to be send to the Committee Secretariat at the following address:


The Secretary 
Committee on Information Technology


The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India 
5th Floor, Hostel Block, ICAI Bhawan, A-29, 
Sector-62, Noida - 201309, India 
Tel (Direct): +91 120 3045961/ 963/ 992
Website: &


The Course timings will be from 9.00 AM to 6.00 PM for all days. (May vary as per requirements)

20 CPE hours will be awarded after successful completion of the course.


The Course will cover the following:

Course Curriculum:

  1. Forensic Accounting & fraud detection An introduction (20%)
    1. Introduction to fraud, Forensic Accounting Definitions and concepts, illustrations.
    2. Frauds leading to Business Failure, Concept of flags Study of AAS4 for situations of fraud Types of red Flags.
  2.  Forensic Accounting Tools (40%)
    1.  Advanced Investigative techniques, methods of discerning  Red flags in financial statements/records , other physical checks analytical methods of investigating –trends , patterns, mathematical tests like benford’s law, luhn’s algorithim etc. special method of investigation such as birbal ticks, traps tiger, team  tests, repetitive tests, other test.
    2. Use of Software- Data Mining and Analysis in Fraud Detection, complete module with a
    3. Comprehensive case study on how to do data mining for investigation and advanced audit.
    4. IT Forensics- computer and Digital tools, Use of digital tools for computer forensics, concepts of disk imaging, file recovery, use of various tools and techniques examining questioned documents, tools techniques of examining cheques, documents, signatures.
  3. Forensic accounting processes & procedures (20%)
    1. Field inquiries and investigation techniques of surveillance, use of decoys and sting operations.
    2. Interviewing and interrogation techniques, difference between interviewing and interrogation, frauds in key industry- banking, advertising, insurance, petrochemicals, engineering, telecommunication etc.
    3. Processes & procedures for fraud detection, investigation and prevention of specific type of fraud committed against organizations and individuals.
  4. Forensic Accounting& legal environment (10%)
    1. Legislation related to fraud examination including the laws that preserve rights of individuals suspected of committing fraud and the laws that that govern civil and prosecutions the admittance of evidence of evidence, and the testimony of expert witnesses.

We would be extremely happy to receive your feedbacks and suggestions to enable us to transform the IT landscape of ICAI.

In case of any assistance, further queries please get in touch with us at , +91 120 3045961/ 963/ 992.

Event from : 07 February 2013
Event to : 13 February 2013
Events Venue : Ahmedabad

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