Fraud Prevention and Investigation
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- 27 Feb 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
demonstrate in depth knowledge of the types of fraud that can be perpetrated on individuals and organisations;
critically analyse a range of diverse situations that lead to the perpetration of fraud in an organisational setting;
identify and critically evaluate methods of fraud prevention, detection, and investigation; and
critically evaluate mechanisms of control and governance used to prevent and detect fraud in contemporary organisational settings.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
Candidature in the Master of Professional Accounting.
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Where calculators are permitted in examinations, it must be selected from an approved list, which can be accessed from the Further Information link below.
Fraud is a pervasive problem that has significant consequences for individuals, organisations and society. In this subject you will hone your understanding of the causes of fraud and their significance in effectively fighting this white-collar crime. Examining the types of fraud that can be perpetrated on individuals and organisations, you will critically analyse situations that allow fraud to occur. You will explore a range of methods for preventing, detecting, investigating and resolving fraud committed against organisations and individuals.
Online Quiz: Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2 Written Assignment 1: 2500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4 Written Assignment 2: 2500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes, 1, 2, 3, 4 Final Examination: 2 hrs 15 mins. Students must receive at least 50% in the exam (and at least 50% overall) to receive a pass (or better) in the subject. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4 UNE manages supervised exams associated with your UNE subjects. Prior to census date, UNE releases exam timetables. They’ll email important exam information directly to your UNE email address.
- Written Assignment 1 (15%)
- Written Assignment 2 (15%)
- Quiz (10%)
- Final Examination (60%)
Current study term: 26 Feb 23 to 09 Jun 23
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