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Program Modules

Fraud Investigations - Module 1

Provides a sound understanding of fraud and other white collar crime. Examines key considerations in undertaking an investigation and preparing a comprehensive written report. Concludes with a close look at ‘kickback’ schemes and their investigation.

Fraud And The Business Environment - Module 2

Draws on various accounting concepts and roles of stakeholders in combating fraud. Also examines environments that are most susceptible to fraud and society’s demand for systemic change.

Money Laundering And Asset Tracing - Module 3

Provides a robust understanding of how money laundering is perpetrated and investigated. Also addresses asset tracing techniques and examines anti-money laundering responses mandated by the regulatory community.

Legal Aspects Of Fraud - Module 4

Examines fraud in criminal and civil law contexts. Attendees gain a solid appreciation of available legal remedies when fraud is discovered and of the different types of evidence required when evaluation alternative legal actions.

Criminology And Ethics - Module 5

Discusses various theories of criminology and their applicability to white-collar crime. Also examines flaws in current crime reporting and statistics and the pressures white collar criminals face, culminating with a discussion of ongoing ethical dilemmas faced by Canadian organizations.

Interviewing - Module 6

The success of every investigation relies on the completion of at least one interview. Examines the various facets of effective interviews and provides attendees with the skills to get at the facts quickly, professionally and effectively.

Bankruptcy Fraud - Module 7

Discusses current issues in bankruptcy and insolvency and provides attendees with a basic understanding of the fraud risks associated with the process as debtors often conceal or protect assets from liquidation by the Trustee.

Fraud Prevention And Detection: Enterprise Risk Management - Module 8

Discusses changes required in Corporate Governance and Enterprise Risk Management in the current business environment. Using Risk Identification and Assessment Tools, provides a clear focus on best practices in fraud detection and deterrence.

Fraud Prevention and Detection: Internal Control - Module 9

Examines internal control systems from a management perspective. With a focus on risk avoidance techniques, discusses ways and means of strengthening internal controls. Concludes with an examination of the concept of Internal Audit as a profit centre.

Digital Forensics - Module 10

Discusses industry standards, regulations and ‘Best Practices’ for conducting digital forensic investigations. In addition, examines the need to preserve evidence and understand the parameters of the scene. Concludes with an examination of the new security paradigm shift from prevention into detection and mitigation of compute fraud.

Financial Statement Fraud - Module 11

Explores financial statement fraud schemes used over the years, and how they were prevented or detected in order to avoid losses.

Testifying - Module 12

The Canadian judicial system revolves around oral testimony. Whether testifying as an expert or lay witness, it is of critical importance that all significant aspects of the process are fully appreciated. Module provides valuable insight into dealing with direct examination and the often grueling ‘experience’ of cross-examination.