Fraud Examination

Course #MN3612

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


This course provides an overview of the basic concepts and principles of fraud theory and its implications to the federal government. The course is designed to provide insights into fraud awareness in industry as well as in the federal government. The major emphasis is on the nature of fraud, why people commit fraud, fraud risk assessment, fraud prevention and deterrence, fraud detection, fraud investigation, management fraud, and other types of fraud such as conflicts of interest, bribery, and corruption. A special emphasis will be on government procurement and contract fraud schemes.  This course covers a wide range of topics related to fraud theory, which are applicable to DoD and public service. Prerequisite: None.

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Application Deadlines

  •  25 Sep 2023

    Winter quarter applications due

  •  08 Jan 2024

    Spring Quarter applications due

  •  01 Apr 2024

    Summer Quarter applications due

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Academic Calendar

  •  25 Sep 2023

    Fall Quarter instruction begins

  •  09 Oct 2023

    Columbus Day (holiday)

  •  24 Oct 2023

    Shift day: treat as Friday class schedule

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