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Forensic Accounting and Fraud Control Course

By: Alpha Partners  

Lagos State, Nigeria

18 - 21 May, 2021  4 days

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NGN 185,000

Venue: Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain fraud and forensic accounting
  • Implement fraud controls to decrease the likelihood of fraud in the organization
  • Utilize Microsoft Office tools to find fraudulent transactions and report on them
  • Apply statistical and forensic accounting tools to analyze data
  • Assist internal audit and

    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain fraud and forensic accounting
  • Implement fraud controls to decrease the likelihood of fraud in the organization
  • Utilize Microsoft Office tools to find fraudulent transactions and report on them
  • Apply statistical and forensic accounting tools to analyze data
  • Assist internal audit and senior management in testing data and finding anomalies
  • Utilize Excel efficiently to identify suspicious information that needs further fraud investigation
  • Identify fraud and anomalies using Excel
  • Content

    Fraud and forensic accounting

  • Introduction to fraud
  • Fraud triangle
  • Introduction to forensic accounting
  • Introduction to fraud examination
  • Corporate governance and ethics
  • Code of conduct
  • Fraud schemes and controls

  • Financial statements
  • Corruption schemes
  • Fraud Schemes in Assets
  • Fraud Schemes in Liabilities
  • Fraud Schemes by outsiders
  • Fraud Schemes in Purchasing and Sales
  • Red flags
  • Fraud detection and prevention
  • Fraud response
  • Internal controls
  • Forensic analysis with MS Office

  • Importing data into Excel
  • Analyzing data in Excel
  • Protecting data in Excel
  • Reporting data in Word
  • Reporting data in PowerPoint
  • High-level data tests

  • Data profile
  • Periodic graph
  • Histogram
  • Utilizing Excel to prepare data profile
  • Utilizing Benford’s law to test numbers

  • Data sets that could be used
  • Effect of data size
  • Basic digit test
  • First two-digit tests
  • Summation test
  • Number duplication test in Excel
  • Last two digits test
  • Identifying fraud and anomalies using Excel

  • Largest growth test
  • Largest subsets test
  • Relative size factor test
  • Same-Same-Same test
  • Same-Same-Different test
  • For Whom

    Professionals in the field of finance and accounting, controllers, accounting managers, senior and chief accountants, analysts, internal and external auditors and accountants at all levels

    Training Methodology

    The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

    senior management in testing data and finding anomalies
  • Utilize Excel efficiently to identify suspicious information that needs further fraud investigation
  • Identify fraud and anomalies using Excel

 

CONTENT

Fraud and forensic accounting

  • Introduction to fraud
  • Fraud triangle
  • Introduction to forensic accounting
  • Introduction to fraud examination
  • Corporate governance and ethics
  • Code of conduct

 

Fraud schemes and controls

  • Financial statements
  • Corruption schemes
  • Fraud Schemes in Assets
  • Fraud Schemes in Liabilities
  • Fraud Schemes by outsiders
  • Fraud Schemes in Purchasing & Sales
  • Red flags
  • Fraud detection & prevention
  • Fraud response
  • Internal controls

 

Forensic analysis with MS Office

  • Importing data into Excel
  • Analyzing data in Excel
  • Protecting data in Excel
  • Reporting data in Word
  • Reporting data in PowerPoint

 

High-level data tests

  • Data profile
  • Periodic graph
  • Histogram
  • Utilizing Excel to prepare data profile

 

Utilizing Benford’s law to test numbers

  • Data sets that could be used
  • Effect of data size
  • Basic digit test
  • First two-digit tests
  • Summation test
  • Number duplication test in Excel
  • Last two digits test

 

Identifying fraud and anomalies using Excel

  • Largest growth test
  • Largest subsets test
  • Relative size factor test
  • Same-Same-Same test
  • Same-Same-Different test

 

FOR WHOM

Professionals in the field of finance and accounting, controllers, accounting managers, senior and chief accountants, analysts, internal and external auditors and accountants at all levels

 

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

 

Date:

1ST BATCH:       18th – 21st May, 2021

2ND BATCH:      9th – 12th Nov, 2021

Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos. May 18 - 21 May, 2021
NGN 185,000.00
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Chris Onwuasigwe, FCA – 08033045484 08033045484

5% discount for 3-5 participants and 10% discount for 6 and above number of participants from the same organization.
A distinguished team of facilitators who are eminently qualified professionals has been assembled to lead discussions in course of the workshop.

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