With fraud and cybercrime now the most common crimes committed, organisations need to take a much more proactive approach in managing the constantly evolving nature of these threats. Internal audit also needs to enhance their approach to respond to the changing environment and to provide even greater assurance to executive management.
Who should attend?
This course is open to all.
What will I learn?
Upon completion you will be able to:
- understand the threat landscape
- identify fraud warning signs and red flags
- understand the fundamentals of good fraud risk management
- review and audit core fraud controls
- practical tips, tools and techniques.
Fraud and the role of the internal auditor
- the current fraud and cybercrime landscape
- IIA standards and the role of the internal auditor.
Identifying and auditing key fraud risks
- understanding your organisation’s fraud risk appetite
- fraud risk assessments and robust registers.
Hallmarks of an effective anti-fraud strategy
- fraud prevention, detection and response policies
- developing a sound ethical business culture.
Understanding the human dimension
- Protecting your front door with recruitment policies
- staff policies and ongoing monitoring.
Finance, payroll and expense management
- red flags and discovering fraud in your financial systems
- financial and management accounting manipulation.
Procurement and outsourcing
- fraud risks in the procurement lifecycle
- bribery and corruption key risk areas.
- overview of common cyber threats
- the basics of data breach management.
Developing a robust audit approach
- auditing fraud at strategic and operational levels
- proactive audit planning and use of data analytics.
CPE competency area covered
- Risk, quality and control
7 CPE points
Member: £625 + VAT
Non-member: £840 + VAT
SAVE 20% by undertaking this course virtually