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MBA in Forensic Accounting & Fraud Investigation

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About Program

One of the fastest growing careers in accounting is Forensic Accounting. The rapid escalation in the fraudulent practices and increased financial crime leads to the rise in the demand of Forensic Accountants. There is a need for skilled personnel having knowledge of management as well as forensic accounting, who can not only prevent the fraud but can also undertake fraud investigations, valuations, assist in dispute resolution, prepare expert reports and conduct fraud and forensic analysis. This has been put in a nutshell in academic curricula known as MBA in Forensic Accounting & Fraud Investigation.

Globally businesses are going through a digital transformation. As a result of this evolution, a lot of data is getting generated in all spheres of business activities today. It has become inevitable for managers to spend their effort and attention on analysing the data to help them make better informed decisions. The knowledge acquired through this course equips students to deter, find and create reports on financial crimes for executive management teams, investigative agencies and others.

This Course is tailor made according to the recent industry trends enabling the students to learn new market practices and develop their skills according to the current market needs. An MBA in Forensic Accounting & Fraud Investigation is a master's level degree program for aspirants wishing to focus on financial management of an organization and especially focused on fraud prevention, detection and investigation. Forensic accountants also frequently make presentations to testify before the court of law.

The syllabus of MBA in Forensic Accounting & Fraud Investigation contains terms like Data Analytics, Digital Forensics, Questions Documents Examination, Fraud detection using Data Science etc. Data Analytics is now an integral part of the syllabus helping the students to widen their span of knowledge while also enabling them to choose from varieties of jobs available once they pass out from university.
 

 

Duration

2 Years (4 Semester)

 

Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor Degree in any stream from a recognized university with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate. For reserved category, minimum 50% marks in aggregate (as per Government norms).

 

Course Fee

Rs. 60,000/- Per Semester + Other University fees

 

Number of Seats

30 Seats

 

Course Outline

Semester 1

Paper – 1: Principles of Management
Paper – 2: Business Communication & Organizational Behaviour
Paper – 3: Financial Accounting and Auditing
Paper – 4: Managerial Economics
Paper – 5: Introduction to Forensic Science & Law
Paper – 6: Quantitative Techniques
Paper – 7: Foreign Language -I
Semester 2

Paper – 1: Financial Management
Paper – 2: Marketing Management
Paper – 3: Introduction to Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination
Paper – 4: Management Accounting
Paper – 5: Database Management and Data Visualization
Paper – 6: Research Methodology
Paper – 7: Foreign Language -II

Semester 3

Paper – 1: Risk Management
Paper – 2: Modern concepts of Forensic accounting & Investigative strategies
Paper – 3: Digital Forensics & Legal Aspects of Forensic Accounting
Paper – 4: Data Analytics
Paper – 5: Examination of Questioned Documents and Fraud Investigation
Paper – 6: Entrepreneurship

Semester 4

Internship Project

 

Placements

The students of the MBA in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation have to undergo 6 months internship in the 4th semester as part of curriculum. Placement cell of School of Management Studies provides internship and job placement support throughout the year.

The students of MBA in Forensic Accounting undergo training at well-known government organizations such as ACB (Anti Corruption Bureau), FSL (Forensic Science Laboratory), SFIO (Serious Fraud Investigation Office) etc. History reveals the placement of our students in prominent organizations such as PWC, Deloitte, KPMG, Protiviti, Pinkerton, Nangia Enderson India, GT, Befree, Valenta, G.B Shah & Co., Star Health, Jyot Baxi & Co., DHC, Delhi Police etc. to name a few.

 

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