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Overview

A bestselling classic from the “Sherlock Holmes of Accounting” has been updated to reflect the key case studies and most important lessons from the past quarter century.
 
This fourth edition of the classic guide shines a light on the most shocking frauds and financial reporting offenders of the last twenty-five years, and gives investors the tools they need to detect:
Corporate cultures that incentivize dishonest practices
The latest tricks companies use to exaggerate revenue and earnings
Techniques devised by management to manipulate cash flow as easily as earnings
Companies that use misleading metrics to fool investors about their financial performance
How companies use acquisitions to hide deterioration in their underlying business

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Course Materials

This is a book-based course that requires the separate purchase of a book.

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Details

FunCPE Course #: 105319
Materials: Separate book purchase
Format: Interactive self-study
Subject: Accounting/Fraud
Exam questions:  Final-75 multiple choice
Passing score: 70% | Unlimited retakes
Prerequisites: None
Advance prep: None
Course level: Overview
Last reviewed/updated: 10/22/19
Expiration: One year from enrollment

Learning objectives

To arm you with the investigative tools you need to detect–

  • Corporate cultures that incentivize dishonest practices,
  • Tricks companies use to exaggerate revenue and earnings,
  • Techniques devised by management to manipulate cash flow and
  • How acquisitions can be used to hide deterioration in the underlying business.