In the current harsh economic climate, one of the increased risks organisations face is that of employee fraud. According to the latest “Report to the Nations” done in 2020 by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the median loss from fraud was $125,000 per case and the median duration was 14 months. And, according to the report, fraud occurrence is relatively similar across geographical regions and industry sectors, such as Government, corporate and not-for-profit.
In harsh economic conditions, however, fraud incidents will increase simply because the motivation is much stronger. Simply put, if a family’s income has decreased, while the expenses are still the same, an employee will be more tempted to commit fraud than in “normal” times.
This session is designed to provide a solid understanding of fraud, its drivers and perpetrators in organisation to internal auditors. The session a strong practical impact and, as a result, participants will spend 40% of the time doing practical exercises or taking part in scenario work.
Upon completion of this program, participants will: