Investigative Interview Techniques

Course Level
16 Credits


Interviews are a vital part of many fraud examinations, and your ability to obtain information or admissions during an interview can often make or break a case.

This interactive course will teach you how to be more effective in asking direct and follow-up questions while evaluating verbal and nonverbal responses to uncover the truth during interviews.

Auditors, law enforcement officers, human resources professionals and many others can benefit from this course. By learning the fundamental interviewing techniques presented by our expert instructors, you will learn how to get better information from subjects to enhance any investigation or examination.



You Will Learn How To:

Plan and schedule interviews.

Comply with legal issues that affect interviews.

Identify different types of interview questions for individual personality styles.

Detect deception and create strategies to gain quality information.

Obtain confessions and signed statements.

Define the aspects of an admission-seeking interview.

CPE Information

This course fulfills the annual ethics CPE requirement for CFEs. Learn more about the ethics CPE requirements for CFEs.
CPE Credit: 16
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group-Live

Credit by Field of Study

Communications and Marketing: 16

Course Fees

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Our cancellation policy is intended to keep costs low for attendees. Due to financial obligations incurred by ACFE, Inc., you must cancel your registration prior to the start of the event. Cancellations received less than 14 calendar days prior to an event start date are subject to a $100 administrative fee. No refunds or credits will be given for cancellations received on or after the start date of the event. Those who do not cancel and do not attend are responsible for the full registration fee. Should an event be cancelled or postponed by the ACFE due to unforeseen circumstances, ACFE will process a full refund of registration fees within 30 days of such circumstances becoming known.  The ACFE will attempt to notify affected customers by phone and email after it determines cancellation is necessary.

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