Fraud Prevention, Detection and Investigation Technique | Globaltraining

Fraud Prevention, Detection and Investigation Technique

Date(s) and Time(s)
22 September 2020 - 09:00 AM
6 hours
Email Address
University of Nicosia / Globaltraining & Live Online

Fraud is a phenomenon affecting every organization across the world. As fraudsters become more sophisticated and come up with new methods, it is imperative to equip yourself with the necessary knowledge and tools in the fight against fraud. Prepare yourself to lead in investigation with accuracy and confidence by gaining knowledge about legal considerations, document collection, interviewing skills and evidence documentation.


Gain insights on how fraudsters today commit fraud, assess key fraud risks in an organization and discover common loopholes in the internal policies for a robust fraud detection. This workshop will provide the tools necessary to conduct and manage internal investigations into fraud and corruption and create a report to support future action, including legal action. Acquire investigation best practices by working on detailed case studies and cutting-edge investigative interviewing skills.

Participants’ Profile:
  • Accounting and financial professionals
  • Internal auditors of both public and private sectors
  • Business owners
  • Banks and other financial institutions
  • Audit offices
  • External auditors
  • Lawyers
  • Compliance Officers
Seminar Programme

Time: 09:00 – 10:30

Duration: 1:30

  • Fraud is committed for specific reasons. What are the psychological drivers that lead people to commit fraud and what are the tell-tale signs. We will also look at the profile of a fraudster.
  • What are the common types and schemes of fraud and misconduct and what are the red flags to be aware of?
  • We will also instruct on how to recognize whether a fraud is internal or external to the organization and the potential impact of this.

Coffee Break 10:30 – 10: 45

Time: 10:45 – 12:45

Duration: 2 hours

  • Every investigation should be conducted using a consistent framework. We will look into these key phases of an investigation.
  • We shall look into what are the different types of evidence and the principals that must be followed when gathering evidence.
  • Key elements of planning an investigation.
  • Core skills and model of how interviews should be conducted. This will include video presentations of good and bad interview.
  • Examples of reporting techniques.

Lunch Break: 12:45 – 13:30

Time: 13:30 – 15:30

Duration: 2 hours

  • Delegates will work in teams to conduct their own investigation using a case study to help cement the processes learned. This case study investigation will progress through-out the course. At the end, teams will have to complete a full investigation report from cradle to grave.

Coffee Break: 15:30 – 15:45