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Fraud Detection and Investigation for Government Auditors

By: Alpha Partners

Ghana

08 - 12 May, 2017  5 days

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USD 4,500

Government auditors have a variety of roles related to fraud ranging from limited involvement to complete responsibility for the internal investigation and reporting to law enforcement. This course helps government auditors understand and redefine their roles. It provides practical approaches government auditors can use to increase their own effectiveness in detecting and responding to fraud, as well as help management fight dishonest and fraudulent activity.

Contents

Fraud Concepts and Challenges

  • Dangers to be avoided
  • Emotional responses to fraud
  • Who really steals and the role of controls

Your Government Environment

  • How fraud in government is different
  • Creating an environment hostile to fraud
  • Defining fraud-related responsibilities and expectations
  • The role of fraud policy

Fraud Detection

  • Why government auditors don’t detect fraud
  • Fraud exposures and case examples
  • Understanding symptoms of fraud
  • Relating fraud exposures to symptoms and audit program steps
  • Practical use of behavioural red flags

The Impact of Technology on Fraud

  • Using data mining to detect fraud
  • Current exposures related to technology
  • Computer crime examples
  • Understanding your symptoms

Challenges Related to Purchasing and Contracting

  • Fraud in the purchasing process
  • Exposures in contracting
  • Identifying and proving kickbacks
  • Suggestions for auditing purchasing and contracting

Investigative Response

  • The government auditors’ role in investigations
  • Conducting complete investigations
  • How to prove wrongdoing
  • Using an investigation checklist
  • Tools for more effective investigations

For Whom: Accountants, Auditors, Financial Managers, Risk Managers, Directors, Supervisors, Team Leaders and others who perform related functions in Public Sector.

Prime Suite, 37, Aadon Street, Camp 2 Teshie, Accra-Ghana. May 08 - 12 May, 2017
USD 4,500.00(The workshop fee is $4,500 (Four Thousand Five Hundred US Dollar Only) per participant to cover workshop literature and materials, Executive Bag, Tea/Coffee, Lunch, Photographs, Certificate and a LAPTOP.)
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