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Certified Bank Forensic Accountant


Certified Bank Forensic Accountant is a banker or a banking professional or a banking consultant who has undergone training to become an expert in the banking frauds domain, forensic auditing related to banking sector, litigation support and investigative accounting.

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Certified Bank Forensic Accountant (CBFA) is a banker, bank audit, professional or a consultant who has undergone training to become an expert in the domain of forensic accounting in the banking sector. Certified Professionals are also experts in the subjects like forensic auditing related to banking sector, litigation support and investigative accounting.

In the first place this program is one of the foremost certifications in forensic accounting, curated by Indiaforensic and presented by Riskpro Learning and focus on the frauds in the banking and financial institutions.

In the wake of the growing banking frauds and the media coverage for the frauds in Punjab National Bank, CBFA is becoming important certification. Public Sector banks in India were found to be under significant stress of bad loans.

Started in 2006,this was one of the first offerings from Indiaforensic. Reserve Bank of India regularly issues the guidance on how to report frauds. These RBI master circulars don’t form part of the study material or the syllabus but the bankers need to understand them in order to report the incidences.

Certified Bank Forensic Accountant

Bank fraudsCBFA is a designation awarded by Indiaforensic Center of Studies and moderated by the Forensic Accounting Research Foundation. The Forensic Accounting Research Foundation is a member-based Indian organization dedicated to providing forensic accounting and forensic auditing education and training with presence in more than 7 countries including Nigeria, Oman, Qatar, UAE, Uganda and others.

Certified Bank Forensic Accountant is a very unique certification which offers a number of benefits to the aspirants. The Certified Bank Forensic Accountant Program is administered by Indiaforensic and is presented by Riskpro Learning. It is a premier certification in forensic accounting domain in banking sector.

On successful completion of the examination, aspirants can add the title of Certified Bank Forensic Accountant (CBFA) after their name. Not to mention, this course is exhaustive and covers all the aspects from Fraud Investigation to market intelligence.

Syllabus for CBFA

The syllabus of CBFA is quite exhaustive and covers wide number of practical case studies on the bank frauds. This curriculum is dynamic and we update it frequently. 8 weeks Live training programs covers 6 modules and 2 live case study sessions. Following is the syllabus of Certified Bank Forensic Accountant Program:

  • Introduction to Forensic Accounting
  • Fraud and Failure (BFSI Sector)
  • Investigative process
  • Advanced Investigative Techniques
  • Report Writing Skills
  • Litigation Framework

The detailed syllabus is provided in the Study Guide for CBFA. After completion of the course, the professionals would get a thorough understanding of the terms associated with the banking frauds in the banking sector.

With the advent of technology, types of bank frauds have evolved. But to match the trends, we offer video learning program modules. Certified Ecommerce Fraud Specialist program is part of the curriculum which aligns with the changing trends. These 40 Minutes training program cover the new areas such as credit card frauds, wire transfer frauds, e-commerce frauds etc.

Live Training Sessions

Certified Bank Forensic Accountant program offers 30 hours of live training session. Experienced professionals lead these sessions. The live training session is for 2 months. It is followed by self-paced learning coupled with the learning resources provided. After that the aspirants will appear for the examination.

Nikhil Parulkar (CAME. CBFA, MF, ACC, CVIE) conducts the training sessions for CBFA program. He has 18+ years of experience in banking and consulting domain. Above all, he has expertise in forensic, fraud investigation, training, and development. All personal guidance will be provided by our trainer.

Learning outcome from the course

On completion of the program, the aspirants gain the knowledge of forensic accounting, fraud investigation and also the perspective of BFSI Sector. One will be able to undertake the forensic analysis and the assessment of risk factors. It also involves the combination of the analytical skills like the investigative measures, investigative processes and market intelligence gathering. There are systems and methodologies involved while doing the investigation process. Last two modules viz. Report writing skills and Litigation Framework will offer practical skillset needed to close or complete Forensic Audit.

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Batch Size

Every batch consists of 10-15 students only. Once the registrations reach 15, registrations are closed.

Batch Timing

Since the course is designed for the working professionals, the batch timings are scheduled on weekends for the straight 2 Months. The live training is typically conducted on Saturday and Sunday, 2 hours each. Aspirant will get the timing details accordingly.

Next Batch Starts on

Next Batch of Certified Bank Forensic Accountant course will commence on 10th July'2021. The live session would be conducted by Nikhil Parulkar, a seasoned banker with experience of more than 20 years in banking risk management sector.


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