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Fraud Investigation and Forensic Accounting


IESEG School of Management ( IÉSEG )

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Niveau Année de formation Période Langue d'enseignement 
Master GE1S2English
Professeur(s) responsable(s)G.MICKHAIL
Intervenant(s)George MICKHAIL

Pré requis

introductory accounting and auditing.

Objectifs du cours

At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
1. Identify the elements of various corruption schemes;
2. Recognize the red flags and warning signs of common fraud schemes;
and 3. Apply fraud theories and use computer-based analytical tools to investigate a contemporary fraud case study.

Contenu du cours

Fraud can be devastating to a business, especially in today’s turbulent economy. The prevalence of financial crime in society is a result of financial pressures that bear down on individuals; their need for money and rationalization to commit fraud grows. Detecting fraud, even for a seasoned professional, is not always easy, and preventing it can be twice as challenging. Students will gain a basic introduction to fraud, and will be introduced to a variety of fraud theories and fraud schemes, such as: credit card and identity theft, money laundering, financial statement fraud, and so on. They will also learn how to use computerbased analytical tools to detect fraud and prevent fraud from occurring.

Modalités d'enseignement

Organisation du cours

TypeNombre d'heuresRemarques
Face to face
Independent work
Reference manual 's readings4,00   1 hr a day (4 hrs in total) -
E-Learning4,00   1 hr a day (4 hrs in total) -
Research4,00   1 hr a day (4 hrs in total) -
Charge de travail globale de l'étudiant28,00  

Méthodes pédagogiques

  • Presentation
  • E-learning
  • Research
  • Seminar
  • Project work
  • Interactive class


The course comprises 2 main assessments: (a) Applied Group Project [70%] 1. Written report with the findings of the analytical investigation of a fraud case study. [50%] Group of 3 to 5 students. 2. Presentation of the findings of the analytical investigation. [20%] [20-30 minutes / group of 3 to 5 students] (b) Quizzes [30%] [3 to 4 quizzes of 10-15 minutes duration each]

Type de ContrôleDuréeNombrePondération
Continuous assessment
Group Project0,00150,00
TOTAL     100,00


  • N/A - electronic resources only -

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