Finding the Truth: Effective Techniques for Interview and Communication

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Every day, auditors, investigators, lawyers and other professionals are required to interview and elicit information from people as part of their jobs. This self-study course discusses the skills necessary to become a better communicator and a more effective interviewer. The workbook includes access to online video clips with interview examples and tips for conducting effective interviews.

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You Will Learn How To:

Ascertain the legal implications of interviewing

Determine how to formulate interview questions and when to ask them

Determine how to prepare for and conduct the interview

Discern the meanings of written and oral communications

Recognize nonverbal and verbal contaminants and detect linguistic clues

Recognize strategies for documenting evidence and creating a written report of the interview

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 16
NASBA Information: Communications and Marketing
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: July 2023
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


CPE Credit

Please note: To be eligible for CPE credit, you must complete the final exam within one year of purchase date. You may only claim CPE credit for a course once.

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Online grading is available for ACFE self-study workbook courses. Complete the course offline at your convenience, but take the exam online the moment you're ready. Featuring instant exam results and a printable certificate, online grading offers a quick and convenient way to earn CPE.

Benefits of online grading include:

  • Instant exam results
  • Printable CPE certificate
  • Complete the course at your own pace
  • Take the exam online the moment you're ready


The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

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