This training is intended for U.S. Criminal Justice
Practitioners. Please register using your agency-issued email.
This course provides hands-on
investigative training at a basic level. Students develop the practical skills,
insight, and knowledge necessary to manage a successful financial investigation
from start to finish, including the acquisition and examination of financial
records, interviewing skills, and case management and organization. Additional
topics include forgery and embezzlement, financial exploitation of the elderly,
working with spreadsheets, financial profiling, and state-specific statutes and
Key concepts covered in this course include:
• Emerging issues
• Financial records
• Working with
complete this course and pass the post-test are eligible for 1.0 point toward
the CECFE, 3CI, and 3CIA certifications.
NW3C may cancel any class for any reason and
NW3C is not responsible for non-refundable travel accommodations lost or rendered moot as a
result of a class cancellation.
hands-on practical exercises are intensive, critical to understanding the
material being taught, and required to successfully complete the class. If your
computer hardware does not meet the mandatory requirements listed below, your
experience in taking the class will be less than ideal and may also impact other
students while the instructors take time to troubleshoot hardware and software
Mandatory Operating System
• Operating system. Your computer must be running Microsoft windows 10 or later or macOS v10.12 or
later. Make sure your operating system is fully updated prior to class.
Smartphones and tablets are prohibited.
Mandatory Software Requirements
Chrome. The recommended browser to launch our virtual lab
• Webex Meetings. Required to enter our live
online training environment, Webex Training Center.
• Webex Chrome Extension. Required to launch our
live online training environment, Webex Training Center, and works hand-in-hand
with the Webex Meetings application.
• Dual monitors. You
will need one monitor to join the online classroom, view
presentations, see the instructor’s shared screen, and interact with the instructor(s). The second
monitor is needed to join and complete hands-on practical exercises. Not being
able to see both interfaces simultaneously will make it difficult,
if not impossible to successfully complete hands-on practical exercises. Large
screen monitors, trying to run the two different interfaces split screen, will
NOT work. Multiple computers can also work as a substitute to having multiple
• Hard-wired, high-speed
Internet connection. A wireless Internet connection may be sufficient,
however, a wired connection will improve latency and buffering, and will also
provide better connection speeds and stability overall.
• Speakers. We recommend a
headset, headphones, or earbuds to eliminate feedback and echo if using your
If you have
any questions regarding the mandatory minimum hardware requirements, please