International Forensics & Business Institute also offers
a two-year (part-time) Applied Associate Degree
in Forensic Accounting & Financial Fraud Detection. The next program is scheduled to begin on Saturdays
in the second week in October 2018.
This program is designed for both individuals who have already completed the one-year
Certified Forensic Accounting & Fraud Detection program and who wish to add a further qualification to their credentials,
and also for new candidates who wish to study for a longer period and obtain a further academic qualification. The course
will be taught in keeping with IFBI's high standards by our usual complement of court qualified forensic experts.
The program consists of two parts - Year 1 which is the same program as the one year program and Year 2. Students
who have already completed the one-year Certified Forensic Accounting & Fraud Detection program will be given
credit for and be exempted from the first year (including first year costs) of the Associate Degree so that
they will only have to study for one year (part-time)!
The Associate Degree develops more of the theory, practical, forensic accounting
casework, case management and research, capabilities from some of the subject material from the one year Certified forensic
Accounting Specialist program. It aims to give students a further academic qualification in the area of Forensic Accounting.
The syllabus covers
Financial Fraud Detection
Forensic Accounting Investigations
Forensic Accounting Casework Studies
Psychological behaviour in financial crimes
Forensic Accounting Case Management
Classes for the Associate Degree Academic Year 2018/19 begin in Oct 2018.
Classes scheduled to begin on Saturday 6th October 2018 (Year 1) & Saturday 13th October 2017 (Year
Classes for Year 1 will be held on Saturdays.
Time :9.30 am to 12.00 pm. Start date Sat 6th October 2018
for Year 2 will be held on Saturdays. Time : 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm. Start date Saturday 13th
The cost of the program is as follows:
1: Three semesters (Year 1 costs and syllabus content are
the same as the one-year program)
Program Fees: TT$ 6,500
per semester (Total TT$19,500)
Fees: TT $ 900.00. Examination Fee: US$ 400.00 (due in the 3rd semester).
Year 2: Three semesters
Program Fees: TT$ 7,000.00
per semester (Total TT$ 21,000).
Fees TT$900.00. Examination Fee: US$ 400.00 (due in the 3rd semester)
(Affordable payment plans are available for those requiring them)
Students who have completed the one-year Certified Forensic Accounting & Fraud Detection
program gain automatic entry will be exempted from year 1 (including costs) of the Associate Degree. They can begin Year
2 of the Associate Degree at the start.
The eligibility requirements for New
Students for year 1 of the Associate Degree are the same as for the Certified Forensic Accounting & Fraud
Detection one-year Program. A combination of academic and /or working experience is required or a minimum
of four (4) CXC subjects subjects or an equivalent combination of academic qualifications and experience.
The course is open to a wide range of individuals: accounting personnel, accountants, auditors, banking personnel,
investigators, executives, managers, supervisors, business owners, company employees, risk assessment and insurance personnel,
attorneys, law enforcement and security personnel, ACCA graduates & students, and Graduating secondary school
students. The program is open to all governmental, statutory and private organisations and private individuals.
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