Program Learning Outcomes

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Gather and analyze evidence including documents, oral statements, computer records etc.
  • Demonstrate effective interview techniques
  • Use principles of accounting and understand related accounting systems such as general ledgers, expense accounts etc. to examine records and detect fraudulent activity
  • Analyze financial statements and related disclosures (footnotes to statements)
  • Understand internal controls
  • Effectively present findings in both a written form and orally, in meetings and in a court setting
  • Use and interpret legal concepts
  • Identify indicators of fraud and recognize the factors that increase the likelihood for fraud/criminal activity
  • Be aware of emerging schemes and trends in the field of forensic accounting