FORENSIC ACCOUNTING IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR

Course fee: KSH 80,000, USD 1,000 Start Date: 07/09/2020 End Date: 11/09/2020 Registration closed, view 2020 course calender

INTRODUCTION

The role of a forensic accounting is often to analyze, interpret, summarize and present complex financial and business related issues in manner which is both understandable and properly supported. Complex financial transactions will therefore require analysis by forensic accountants to assess whether there has been any wrong doing. In the recent past, the demand for forensic accountants has increased due to the increasing level of prosecution for financial fraud both in the private and the public sectors. Indeed, today world is faced with the reality that fraudulent activities have immensely contributed to the widespread collapse and poor performance of entities in the public sector.

 DURATION

5 Days

TARGET AUDIENCE

Senior and middle level managers, accountants, auditors, fraud investigators and anyone who wishes to practice in the area of forensic accounting

OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

v  Explain the concepts and principles of forensic accounting;

v  Appreciate the true cost of financial fraud, both in relation to specific businesses/organizations and society as a whole;

v  Describe the traits and behavior of those who commit fraud;

v  Apply in-depth investigation of fraud detection techniques;

v  Conduct gathering of intelligence, case planning, establishing goals and ultimately initiating a case;

v  Gather evidence that can prove or disapprove a case;

v  Plan and conduct effective interview;

v  Assess of risk factors and best practices in risk prevention;

v  Identify different types of cyber-data and crime;

v  Establish a forensic team.

 

COURSE OUTLINE

v  Overview of forensic accounting;

v  Cost of crime to public organizations;

v  The Fraudsters and fraud detection techniques;

v  The investigative process and evidence gathering;

v  Evaluation of financial and non-financial evidence;

v  Fraud risk assessment and prevention;

v  Computer crimes and building a forensic team.

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

TRAINING VENUE, LOGISTICS AND PAYMENT

v  Training is residential and will be held at Afriex Training Centre.

v  The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

v  Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged upon request by the participant.

v  This training can also be tailor made for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our training Centre or at a convenient location.

v  For further inquiries, please contact us on training@afriextraining.org

v  Payment should be made to Afriex Training Limited bank account before the start of the training and receipts sent to training@afriextraining.org

v  Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Afriex Training Ltd certificate.

Registration closed, view 2020 course calender

Contact Details

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+254 715 310 685 | +254 732 543 623
info@afriextraining.org

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