Denmark, Aarhus

Fraud Examination

when 15 July 2014 - 5 August 2014
duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS

Businesses lose about 5% of their revenues to fraud each year. Businesses also perpetrate fraud by reporting fraudulent financial results. The aim of this course is to introduce you to Fraud Examination, which focuses on methods to detect fraud and best practices for preventing fraud in businesses. We will explore how to investigate fraud, from obtaining documentary evidence to interviewing witnesses, writing fraud reports, and testifying. We will also explore human behavior and the motivations and rationalizations associated with fraudulent behavior.

Course leader

Angela Woodland, Montana State University

Target group

Master's students

Course aim

Our focus is on the fraud examiner’s role in the current business environment. The main issues we will address are: 1) How to identify fraud risks, 2)How to investigate and detect fraud, 3) How to write effective fraud reports and testify effectively, and 4) How to understand human behavior, motivations, and rationalizations for fraud.

Fee info

EUR 0: Students on a bilateral exchange programme do not have to pay. Freemovers are obliged to pay participation fees while tuition fees only apply to freemovers from countries outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland.