Why study Assurance, Fraud Prevention and Investigative Services?
Having an effective fraud prevention, detection and deterrence strategy in place is a vital organization safeguard.
The Minor in Assurance, Fraud Prevention and Investigative Services underlines the principles of auditing and the role of management in relation to occupational fraud and information systems. Students learn to recognize and analyze the red flags of fraud, design and assess internal controls and explain how allegations of fraud should be resolved. Ethical aspects are also addressed.
Topics include the misappropriation of assets, corruption, financial statements fraud, the psychology of the fraudster, computer fraud, risk management, e-business, and accounting information systems (AIS) security and analysis.
A Minor in Assurance, Fraud Prevention and Investigative Services is available to John Molson School of Business undergraduate students only.
Examine the role of management in the prevention, detection and deterrence of fraud.
Minor in Assurance, Fraud Prevention and Investigative Services (12 credits)
This minor fulfills half of the 24 elective credits in your BComm and complements your major field of study.
United States students: A U.S. Federal Student Aid-eligible version of this program is offered. This version meets all U.S. regulations (such as no co-operative education or e-courses) for eligible programs.
We consider complete applications year round and give priority to applicants who apply by official deadlines.
March 1 is the deadline to apply for fall term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by February 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Late applications will be considered if places are still available. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
November 1 is the deadline to apply for winter term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by September 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Not all programs are available for winter term entry. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
We reserve the right to close admission to a program at any time after the official deadline without prior notice.
After your degree
Thanks to Concordia's emphasis on taking an interdisciplinary approach to your field of study, you'll graduate with a depth of knowledge informed by an understanding of how your subject connects to the wider world. You'll be ideally positioned to succeed in a professional role that demands rigorous analytical thinking, sharp communication skills and the ability to approach problem-solving from multiple dimensions.
The main purpose of the Certificate in Accountancy is to help students who have completed a bachelor’s degree in a field other than Accountancy to complete coursework that may qualify students for entry to the Graduate Diploma in Chartered Professional Accountancy program.
The future leaders who come to our school inspire people, embrace diversity, build new business models and create wealth in socially and ecologically sustainable ways. As a JMSB student, you achieve these goals by taking an integrated approach to management studies.