Fraud Detection in Government Accounting

Fraud Detection in Government Accounting

29 Oct 2018

Fraud Detection in Government Accounting

Course Overview:

This course instructs government organisations at all levels – federal, state or local – in the formidable task of managing important public policy issues and communicating their activities to many different stakeholders. This task creates direct implications for how targets are achieved and what administrative systems are in operation, thus providing an environment where transparency can thrive whilst fraud, corruption and economic crime can be detected at an early stage.

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for senior managers in the public service with a mission to detect and combat fraud, internal auditors and public accountants. It is also ideal for anyone with ownership, or responsibility, for overseeing the audit process as it relates to the detection and prevention of economic crime. 

Course Outcomes

Delegates will gain knowledge and skills to:

  • Combat fraud effectively by using updated investigation methods to reduce the effects of fraud and corruption
  • Recognise the impact of fraud on the world economy
  • Align organisational core business objectives with the European directives concerning money laundering
  • Identify organisational/department core outputs by analysing and monitoring the process through performance indicators
  • Understand organisational fraud risk and its management
Key Course Highlights
  • Apply various techniques for detecting fraud
  • Understanding the pitfalls and advantages of using computerised systems
  • Importance in applying professional standards to current administrative structures and accounting systems
  • Accounting and auditing malpractice
  • Risk analysis and fraud related issues
1 week  price available on request
2 week  price available on request