About Forensic Accounting and Corporate Frauds Control – Online Workshop
Corporate crime is an unlikable fact in today’s big business world. It has touched every country, every industry, and has no signs of stopping. Throughout the past 5 years, the number of reported cases of fraud and corruption has continued to grow radically. Compounding this are the challenges faced by the audit team and a general lack of the necessary skill sets to collect the right audit evidence so critical to criminal investigations.
While the regulatory measures and internal controls in reporting requirements help to lessen the potential for falsified activities to take place, history has shown that ingenious employees can and have manipulated even the best control systems for personal gain.
Virtually every entity suffers from fraud, though management might not know it. With fraud costing entities an estimated 5% of their annual revenues, organizations lacking proactive fraud prevention measures are the most at risk.
Occupational fraud is a significant threat to any organisation. Those organisations which employ fewer anti-fraud controls are more vulnerable to fraud.
Forensic auditing provides an investigation methodology and accounting analysis that is suitable to the court which will form the basis for discussion, debate and ultimately dispute resolution. This course concentrates on practical advice for internal auditors in the fight against fraud, with focus sessions on deterrence, data mining and interviewing in a stressed environment. It provides an incisive analysis of how fraud occurs within an organisation and explains the latest techniques for fighting it.
On completion of this course, attendees will be able to:
- Conduct anti-fraud and anti-bribery audits
- Detect white collar crimes within an organization
- Skills for Forensic Investigations
- Successful prosecution of economic crimes, in particular fraud
- The integration of accounting, auditing and investigative skills
- Gain the expertise to conduct investigations and ensure recovery
- Learn how to make your organization resistant to all forms of unethical businesses
- Secure, Analyze and Present the Evidence
- Find elusive misconducts that others miss
The course is fully interactive where participation is encouraged for a maximum benefit. Delegates are invited to present their own cases, scenarios where questions can be answered and queries or doubts can be resolved. There will also be work groups. Case studies and practical examples for discussion will be used.
Who Should Attend?
This course is ideal for middle and senior managers who have ownership of the responsibility of overseeing the audit process as it relates to the detection and prevention of economic crime. Some of the focus job titles for this course include:
- Chief Internal Auditor
- Head of department for Auditing
- Forensic auditor
- Investigation auditor
- Financial auditor
- IT auditor
- Internal audit manager
- Internal audit executive
- Internal audit and compliance
- Project audit manager