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|1||General||Launch of LawSkills on 28th June 2017|
With an increase in the number of business enterprises as well as advancement in digital technology, the world has witnessed an alarming rise in the occurrences of financial frauds/scams/offences. Recently, the Indian corporate and banking sectors were turned upside down when the activities of celebrity jeweler, Nirav Modi, were uncovered. Authorities are still trying to unravel the extent of fraud perpetrated by his company. By their very nature, financial crimes are difficult to detect in time and almost as difficult to prosecute since fraudsters can cover their trail quite well. Consequently, a new discipline of forensic accounting has evolved to investigate fraud. This comprises expertise in accounting, technology and the law. This course aims to familiarize accountants with the specialization of forensic accounting; lawyers with the assistance that can be provided by forensic accounting in fraud investigation and litigation; and management with the ways fraud can be committed, identified, assessed, managed, and prevented.
After completing this course, learners will be able to:
Duration: 6 Months
Progress will be tested by way of quizzes and assignments at the end of each Module. Learners must attempt the exam at the end of the course and secure at least 50% marks to obtain course certificate.