AICPA expert witness skills workshop

This three-day workshop provides you with the real-life skills you need to succeed as an expert witness.

Event Details

Jointly Presented By:

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) are proud to bring you the AICPA Expert Witness Skills Workshop.

Location and date:
Chicago September 26-29, 2016

Beyond technical or financial knowledge, serving as an effective expert witness requires specific skills that convey confidence, credibility and authority. Learn how to combine these aspects, with a command of the courtroom, during the AICPA Expert Witness Skills Workshop. The workshop sessions go beyond the typical classroom lecture, so you can participate in a real-life courtroom atmosphere. With seating limited to just 36 participants and almost a 1:1 student-to-faculty ratio, it’s the ideal environment in which to practise your presentation and communications to experts, lawyers and judges, receive personalized feedback and take those skills to the next level.

Special offers/promotions

CPA Canada members can take advantage of early bird pricing until August 12, 2018. Enter registration code CPACANADA at checkout and save $375 USD. After August 12, 2018, save $300 USD.

Additional options and pricing may be available. See pricing and registration for more details.

$2,600 USD

28 CPD hour(s)
Pricing & registration

You will learn about:

  • gaining real-life skills for success as an expert witness
  • one-on-one guidance from lawyers, judges and financial experts
  • immediate feedback and hands-on interactivity
  • a realistic courtroom atmosphere to address strengths and challenges
  • video-recorded sessions for evaluations and personalized development
  • either a business valuation or damages case study (developed for the workshop) during various stages throughout the program

Who should attend?

  • experienced expert witnesses: refine and improve your skills
  • first-time testifiers: acquire essential skills and build your confidence in a protected environment
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) exams candidates: develop your understanding of the litigation process
  • general practitioners: advance your skills beyond the technical aspects of preparing a damages or valuation report

More Details:

Venue[s] and Accommodation[s]


JW Marriott Chicago
151 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60603

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Please contact:

Branka Mikan, Member Development and Support