The Forensic Accounting Section is dedicated to the continual improvement of forensic accounting research and education, through the encouragement, development, and sharing of:
- The promotion and dissemination of forensic and investigative academic and practitioner research.
- The relevant and innovative curricula with an emphasis on effective and efficient instruction.
- The exploration of knowledge-organization issues related to forensic accounting programs.
- The creation and presentation of CPE courses to members and professionals.
Specific objectives include, but are not limited to those of:
- To initiate, encourage, and sponsor research in the field of forensic accounting.
- To stimulate discussion, promotion and dissemination of research means, methods, resources, and findings resulting from forensic accounting research.
- To raise questions and to share knowledge about forensic accounting and fraud research, including theory, application, and practice.
- To provide guidance and opportunities for members to test and to improve their forensic accounting research skills, tools, and techniques.
- To investigate and share various means of evaluating research by using scientific research methodologies, forensic accounting practice methods, policies, techniques, and research tools.
- To encourage a broad definition of scholarship with a high priority on teaching, learning, and curricular development.
- To provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and findings about developments related to instruction, learning, and curricular issues in forensic accounting education.
- To work with other organizations (especially fraud and litigation support practitioners) pursuing similar goals.
- To encourage qualified individuals to consider opportunities in forensic accounting education by providing appropriate guidance and information about such careers.
- To unite forensic professors and practitioners by co-creating and sharing educational materials and training.
- To initiate, encourage, and sponsor research in methods of teaching, learning, and their applications to the field of forensic accounting instruction.
- To stimulate discussion and experimentation in instructional means, methods, and materials in the field of forensic accounting in general.
- To raise questions and to share knowledge about forensic accounting and fraud-related materials.
- To provide guidance and opportunities for members to test and to improve their forensic teaching and research skills and instructional materials.
- To investigate and share various means of evaluating forensic accounting instruction, instructional methods and materials, and forensic accounting research.
- To encourage continued consideration of and experimentation in all facets of curricular developments for forensic accounting programs.
- To communicate interests, intentions, and information about curricular developments in forensic accounting programs.