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The Committee on Information Technology has been constituted by the Council of the Institute as a non-standing Committee in the year 2000 to identify the emerging Information Technology challenges and convert them into gainful professional opportunities members through courses, conferences, seminars, workshops, technical guides, e-Learning modules. This section of the Committee Portal provides relevant details of the courses offered by the Committee for the benefit of members...........

Forensic Accounting & Fraud Detection

The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, recognizing the need for Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection, in the emerging economic scenario, has decided to launch the “Certificate Course on Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection”. Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection specialization is in increasing demand considering increasing incidents of cyber crimes and frauds Detection. It is the practice of utilizing accounting, auditing, CAATs/ Data Mining Tools, and investigative skills to detect fraud/ mistakes..............

CPE Courses on CAAT

Businesses are making increasing use of computers/ information technology to process & manage their operations, particularly those related to accounts & finance. While physical records are fast disappearing, the volume and variety of transactions are increasing in increasing proportion. In the times to come, accountants and auditors have to increasingly make use of the computers for financial analysis and reporting for accounting, auditing.....

ERP Courses

The Committee on Information Technology has identified IT Enabled Services (ITES), particularly ERP, as the next area for development for the profession, after the Post Qualification Course (PQC) on Information Systems Audit (ISA). As a part of this ERP Initiative, the Committee is organizing ERP Courses through leading ERP Vendors in the country .......

Practical Workshops

Considering increasing demand from members to provide practical exposure to use of computers as an audit tool – GAS/ CAAT, IS Audit of Banks, Systems Audit, the Committee on Information Technology has started organizing practical workshops on so many topics. Many Practical Workshops have been organized in different parts of the country and have been very well received by members participating in them .......

Computer Awareness Programme for Members

The Committee on Information Technology and Continuing Professional Education Committee of ICAI have jointly started offering "Computer Awareness Programme for Members" as a part of the Institute initiative to ensure that the profession is IT Savvy. This course aims to provide the necessary hands-on practical training on use of computers to mundane activities - Word Processing using MS-Word, Analysis & Charting using MS-Excel, Accessing Mails using Outlook Express and searching the internet for useful information, apart from providing introduction to computers and associated terms .......

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Certificate Course on Forensic Accounting & Fraud Detection

The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, recognizing the need for Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection, in the emerging economic scenario, has decided to launch this Certificate Course on Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection. Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection specialization is in increasing demand considering increasing incidents of cyber crimes and frauds Detection. It is the practice of utilizing accounting, auditing, CAATs/ Data Mining Tools, and investigative skills to detect fraud/ mistakes.

Forensic Accounting is the specialty practice area that describes engagements which result from actual or anticipated frauds, disputes or litigations. Forensic Accounting, Fraud Detection & Prevention specialization is in increasing demand considering increasing incidents of cyber-crimes and frauds.

The Government bodies , PSU’s , Insurance sector, Banks, Investigating agencies as well as many medium-sized and boutique firms have specialist forensic accounting departments engaging Forensic Auditors.

Course Features
  • Course Classes duration is Seven days with a prerequisite to undergo E-Learning of 17 hours and 30 minutes. (One can learn, sitting at Home/Office)..
  • 2 Module tests. One for E Learning on First day of class and one on 7th day. (20 Marks each)
  • Every Participant will have to submit of one Research paper (min. 10 pages) with PPT, two forensic audit reports within two weeks after completion of the Course (60 Marks).
  • A final assessment test of 100 Marks which will be held on quarterly basis.
  • The fees for the course is to Rs.20000/- per participant and registration is allowed only through online mode.
  • 15 CPE Hours shall be granted to all the participants those who have attain 90% of attendance in the Classes. Remaining 5 CPE Hours shall be given after successful passing the Assessment Test
Passing Requirement
  • 40 Marks for two Module Tests + 40 Marks for two Forensic Audit Report + 20 Marks for Research Paper & PPT (TOTAL- 100 Marks)
    Candidates have to secure 50% marks in their Module Test and Project Work (i.e. 50 Marks in total out of 100) to get eligible for appearing in the Assessment Test. Hence passing of the Module Tests and the Project Work is the precondition for appearing in the FAFD Assessment Test
  • 100 marks for FAFD Assessment Test
    The minimum marks required for passing FAFD Assessment Test is 50% i.e. 50 marks out of 100
  • The Minimum Attendance Criteria is 90%
  • In case the candidate is securing marks less than 50% in Project Work and Module Test (together) due to which he / she is not able to get eligible to appear for FAFD Assessment Test then the Candidate may be allowed to re-submit the Project only (i.e. two Forensic Audit Report + Research Paper & PPT) with the re-submission fee (Fee shall be announced soon). The Topic may be same or a new Topic can be requested by the Candidate.
Topics covered in E- Learning
  • Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting
  • Frauds related concepts
  • Forensic Audit Interview
  • Live Case Studies on Banking Frauds
  • Red Flags- Concepts and Techniques
  • Live Case Study on Financial Statement Analysis
  • International Laws
  • IT Act vis-à-vis Business Laws
  • Indian Laws
Topics covered during Professional Training of Seven Days
  • Precursor Course on MS Excel
  • Course Introduction, Business Fraud, scenario, and fraudster profile
  • Discussion on types of red flags, types of fraud situations.
  • Methods of investigations – CAATs
  • Case Studies on Frauds, Use of Benford Law, RSF, Luhn's Algo
  • Mathematical Quantification Using CAATs - Benford's Law
  • Red and Green Flags, Case Studies Types of Frauds
  • Mathematical Quantification Using CAATs – RSF, Case Studies
  • Financial fraud, interviewing and field investigations
  • Digital Forensics and Cyber law
  • Introduction to Data Extraction, Digital Forensics and Cyber Crime, Ethical Hacking, Digital Incident Response
  • Indian Laws
  • Introduction to Cyber Crime & International Guidance to Cyber Forensics Laws
  • Internal Financial Controls ( IFC ) as per Companies Act 2013 ( Sec 143 , 134 , 5A ), Auditing Standards, Fraud under the Companies Act
Course Duration Seven full days with a prerequisite to undergo E-Learning of 17 hours and 30 minutes minimum. (One can learn sitting at Home/Office)
CPE Hours Total 20: 15 CPE Hours shall be granted to all the participants those who have attain 90% of attendance in the Classes. Remaining 5 CPE Hours shall be given after successful passing the Assessment Test
Course Fees Rs. 20,000/- per delegate payable Online
Registration Please make the payment and register to the course by providing payment and contact details at the following link:
 
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Further Detail Available at cit.icai.org. You may also call the Office Contact No: (0120) 3045963
List of Members who have completed Certificate Course on Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection
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