About this Course
This program teaches students the individual and social consequences of financial crimes, the impacts of financial crimes on communities and families, and strategies students can use to avoid fraudulent behavior in the future.
The evidence-based coursework is appropriate for wide variety of common financial crimes, including: bankruptcy fraud, bribery/corruption, counterfeiting, credit card fraud, embezzlement, forgery, identity theft, insider trading, insurance fraud, mail/wire fraud, money laundering, mortgage fraud, securities/investment fraud, tax evasion/fraud, and writing bad checks/theft by deception.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Provides you with the individual consequences of financial crimes
Provides you with the social consequences of financial crimes
Helps you understand the impact of financial crimes on communities and families
Provides strategies you can use to avoid fraudulent behavior in the future
Self-driven 4 hour courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Earn a Certificate upon completion
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Dr. Amy Smith
A Professor at San Francisco State University in the psychology department. She holds a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School, a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and a bachelor’s degree in Classics and Psychology from Grinnell College. Her research explores issues relating to capital punishment, the impacts of incarceration, legal decision-making, and the intersections of psychology and law generally.
"The course makes you think about how you impact others lives. "
Carol C, Louisiana
What you will learn from this course
1. What is Fraud?
2. Fraud-Related Behavior: Financial & White-Collar Crimes
3. Case Study in Financial Fraud: Bernie Madoff
4. Who Commits Financial & White-Collar Crimes, & Why?
5. Impacts & Consequences of Financial Fraud
6. Preventing Financial Fraud & Other “White-Collar” Crime
7. Changing Your Behavior
8. Final Review
9. Conclusion & Next Steps
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