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FNB 110 - Fraud Prevention and Financial Integrity

Code Start Date Duration Venue
FNB 110 12 June 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 110 07 August 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 110 02 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 110 27 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 110 18 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course aims to use the lessons of the current economic and financial crisis to teach a practical approach to corporate/financial fraud prevention and financial integrity. Participants can expect to be trained both to identify important budgeting techniques and in how to perform cost control within a corporate structure. Considerable attention is given to the auditing tools that allow business ethics, integrity and fraud prevention issues to be raised and dealt with the greatest probability of an ethical outcome, and preventing fraud and financial and reputational losses and damages.

Course Objectives

  • Analyzing the available data to come up with an effective investigation plan
  • Carefully organizing and maintain the evidence
  • Responding to fraud complaints in a timely manner 
  • Completing the internal stage of the investigation
  • Helping the organization achieve its performance and profitability targets

Who Should Attend?

  • Financial auditors
  • Public sector auditors
  • Administrators 
  • Managers 
  • Consultants

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Fraud detection 
  • Types of financial statement fraud
  • Financial statement fraud detection using text mining
  • Duplicate transactions
  • Even amounts
  • Ratio analysis
  • Trend analysis
  • Benford’s Law

Day 2

  • Procurement cycle
  • The most common procurement fraud schemes
  • Procurement fraud red flags
  • Fraud investigation 
  • Forensic investigative techniques 
  • Corrective actions
  • Containing fraud

Day 3

  • Budgeting & costing in project management
  • Best practice for cost estimating, cost budgeting, and cost control
  • Inputs to the control costs process
  • Procurement planning
  • Preparing budgets and forecasts
  • Classifying costs correctly

Day 4

  • Internal control definition according to COSO
  • Effective internal control system components
  • Internal control framework 
  • Limitations of internal control 
  • Major deficiency and material weakness 
  • Documentation
  • Transition –timeline and effort

Day 5

  • Auditing
  • Preliminary survey, questionnaires, interviewing & other techniques
  • Analytical procedures in auditing
  • Benchmarking
  • Drawing conclusions
  • Process mapping, including flow charting
  • Evaluate relevance, sufficiency, and competence of evidence