Diploma in Forensic Accounting

Launching in October 2019


CPA Ireland Skillnet Diploma in Forensic Accounting

CPA Ireland Skillnet is excited to launch a new Diploma in Forensic Accounting, commencing in October 2019! Forensic Accounting was one of the topics most requested by Members in our 2018 Training Needs Analysis Survey. This Diploma provides a comprehensive understanding of the core Forensic Accounting skills. This course will suit CPAs and other qualified accountants working in both industry and practice, particularly in the SME sector.

Method: 5 full days &  final assessment

Location: Dublin & online via live streaming

Date: Early October 2019 - March 2020

CPD Credit: 40 hours (8 hours per day)

Cost: €1550 (non-members: €1750)

Register your interest on the form below!

Indicative Content

The following is a sample of what will be covered over the 5 days.

Role of the Forensic Accountant as an Expert

Learn about the duties of a FA, different types of assignments, appointments and letters of engagement

Investigating fraud and theft

What are the different types of financial crime and what are the resources and technologies available

Investigating Cyber Crime

What is cyber crime, data analytics and digital forensics


Outset of an investigation, securing evidence and performing the investigation

Digital Evidence Recovery

Being aware of DER, report writing, public and media awareness

Expert Witness Assignments

Including expert determinations and expert mediations

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