- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Program Delivery: Day, Residential
- Provided By: Independent Provider
- Session Start: July
- Session Length: One Week
- Entering Grade: 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, PG, College
- Gender: Coed
- Category: STEM
- Sub-Categories: Economics, Finance, Law
- Selective: No
- Ages: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
- Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
- Career Clusters: Finance
- Credit Awarded: No
Money laundering. Tax evasion. Scamming. Fraud. How are people able to steal millions of dollars? What evidence and documents do investigators look at to catch these types of criminals? This program will take a deep dive into white-collar crimes and some of the most notorious Wall Street villains such as Bernie Madoff and Jordan Belfort. Students will explore how they were able to get away with committing financial crimes for as long as they did and how they finally got caught.
If you find yourself fascinated by financial crime and enjoy watching TV shows such as “American Greed” and “Dirty Money”, this is the perfect program for you. You may dream of a future career in the field as a lawyer, accountant, FBI agent, or financial investigator. In this program, you’ll learn the basics of accounting including topics such as balance sheets, accounts payable, cash flow, revenue, and equity. Then, it’s time to put your knowledge to the test as you explore case studies and examine financial documents to gather evidence against a financial criminal.
This program is perfect for students with an interest in law, forensics, business, and math.