Finance Game Changer Series: Big Data and Digital Forensics

Programme Code: CRS-N-0046713


This module is part of SMU-CPA Australia Finance Game Changer Series.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • demonstrate awareness of high profile frauds in recent years
  • understand the types of frauds and the various approaches to detection
  • explain the concept of financial statement forensic and audit forensic
  • explain benefits, challenges and sources of big data and the forensic accounting practice
  • explain the process involving fraud prevention, detection and investigation
  • describe the key challenges in a changing technology landscape and formulate their an approach to forensic accounting
Next Course Starts On12 Mar 2019 (Tue) See Full Schedule
Fee SGD1712.00* (as low as SGD193.60* after maximum funding) Learn more

2 days



Learning Objectives
  • Explain how to use data analytics in fraud monitoring, detection analysis and prevention
  • Understand technologies available to facilitate collection, storing, recovering and analysing information
  • Explain the process applicable in digital forensic including the requirements, the techniques and the key challenges and mitigation actions applicable

In partnership with KPMG


Who Should Attend

Accountants and Financial Professionals


Course assessment will be based on classroom exercises, case studies and project presentation. 

Fees and Funding

SkillsFuture Series 

Course fee grant at 70% of course fees (excluding GST) for participants who are successfully enrolled by SMU into approved courses under the Programme. Participants must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy ("MCES")
Up to 90% of course fees for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs ("ETSS")
Up to 90% of course fees for employees of SMEs who are Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents

Workfare Training Support Scheme ("WTS")
Up to 95% of course fees for Singapore Citizens aged 35 years and above (13 years and above for persons with disabilities) earning a monthly income of not more than S$2,000.

SkillsFuture Credit
Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above, and self-funding may use their SkillsFuture Credit (up to S$500) to defray part of the course fee. Please click User Guide on how to submit your claim. SkillsFuture Credit claims may be submitted by logging in via

Absentee Payroll
Companies who sponsor their employees for the course may apply for Absentee Payroll via the SkillsConnect system. For more information, please visit SkillsConnect.

Full Fee: S$1,712 per participant (including GST).

Nett fees payable per participant after SSG Funding:

  • S$513.60 (including GST) for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents
  • S$193.60 (including GST) for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above


Start Date(s)
Intake Information
intake 112 - 13 March 2019 (Open for Registration)
INTAKE 210 - 11 September 2019 (Open for Registration)




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