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Investigative Services And Specialties

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This course will examine the different investigative career paths available, focusing on each specialty area and traits unique to specific types of investigations. Some areas include internal investigations, background investigations, arson investigator, and fraud examiner.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Legal and Internal Investigations

    • Describe the role of the legal investigator.
    • Identify the key elements in a workplace drug investigation.
    • Identify the key elements in a workplace sabotage and espionage investigation.
    • Identify the key elements in a workplace theft investigation.
    • Describe the process of skip trace/locate investigations.
    • Summarize the key concepts in trial and hearing testimony.
    • Explain basic legal concepts and processes.

    Background and Due Diligence Investigations

    • Explain due diligence and background investigations.
    • Differentiate between business background and applicant background.
    • Identify the key elements of due diligence and background investigations.
    • Interpret the legal constraints on due diligence and background investigations.
    • Describe the process of pre-employment investigations and applicant adverse findings.

    Arson and Insurance Fraud Investigations

    • Summarize critical components of insurance.
    • Describe main components of insurance fraud.
    • Identify the key elements of insurance liability investigations.
    • Summarize the key elements of arson investigations.
    • Explain the key elements of workers compensation investigations.

    Fraud and Computer Investigations

    • Analyze white-collar and corporate fraud schemes.
    • Evaluate the impact of corporate fraud.
    • Explain the general concepts of computer forensic analysis.
    • Summarize the investigative methodology for computer crime investigation.

    Foundations of Investigative Careers

    • Describe the job outlook for private sector investigative careers.
    • Describe the assignments performed by private sector investigators.
    • Summarize attributes of a successful investigator.
    • Explain investigative methods used to obtain information.
    • Explain potential sources of information by category.
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