Organisations regularly encounter fraud and corruption when conducting business. In order to prevent the associated negative impacts from escalating or occurring, proactive measures should be taken to understand and minimise fraud and corruption.
This course outlines the key definitions and risk areas of fraud and corruption in the workplace. Preventative methods are put forward and explained in order to increase awareness for the need to proactively minimise and manage corrupt conduct.
• Definitions of corruption and fraud;
• Why fraud and corruption occur;
• Key risk areas, including:
• Internal and external reporting procedures for fraudulent and corrupt behaviour.
At the completion of this course, learners should be able to:
• Identify the types of and give examples of what constitutes fraud and corruption;
• Understand the policies in place to prevent fraud and corruption from business practices;
• Understand their responsibilities to behave ethically and report corrupt and fraudulent behaviour;
• Understand the consequences for fraudulent and corrupt behaviour;
• Discuss the options available for reporting fraud and corruption.