20 & 21 Nov 2017 (Mon & Tue)
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Walk Away With Fraud Documentation and Reporting Skills That Will Enable You to Carry Out an Investigation Professionally, Precisely and Confidentially
  Date   20 & 21 Nov 2017 (Mon & Tue)
  Venue   100 Orchard Road,
Concorde Hotel Singapore
  Time   9.00am to 5.00pm

S$1280 | S$768 (after 40% PIC)
Inclusive of 2 coffee breaks, light refreshments and buffet lunch

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Ms Grace at (65) 6720 3333 or email: grace@aventisglobal.edu.sg

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Alarming Statistics: Fraud Affects More than One in Four Companies in Singapore

Report shows that internal fraud has risen since 2011, with 58% of the fraud incidents reported in 2014 being perpetrated by employees. This is why it remains as the most significant threat to companies. Despite tightening in regulations and accounting standards, disturbing fraud and corruption patterns is still on the rise.

According to a survey done by KPMG-SMU, companies in Singapore are becoming increasingly proactive about implementing fraud risk management measures. Executives, directors, managers, finance professionals and auditors need to be equipped with the skills and capability to protect your organizations from fraud-related losses, suspected wrongdoing and potential damage to corporate reputation.

A Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Corporate Fraud Prevention, Detection and Investigation

Improve your fraud detection skills, formalise your investigative skills and learn how to help your organization address the challenge of fraud. Through facilitated discussions, case examples, and practical exercises, you will explore fraud detection, learn how to incorporate fraud detection into routine audit activity, learn investigation methods, strategies and approaches to help your organization fight fraud.

Key Takeaways:

This program is designed to update you with the effective techniques in corporate fraud detection and help you uncover which areas in your organization are susceptible to fraud. It will provide a step-by-step guidance to the feasible solutions to close the cracks.

  • Latest Trends and Techniques - Identify latest trends on fraud in companies.
  • A blueprint on how to  conduct fraud risk assessments professionally and confidently
  • Develop a basic investigative plan for dealing with reports of suspected fraud
  • Practical tips on how to project lead a team to examine cases of suspected fraud with confidentiality and sensitivity
  • Establish and strengthen key internal controls to prevent and reduce corporate fraud
  • Patch and improve your company’s information system and processes to mitigate against fraud vulnerability
  • Understand the motivation and psychology of corporate fraudsters

Power-packed with case studies - Designed to give participants a clear idea of real-world frauds and how investigative techniques can be deployed to nail the fraudsters and determine the extent and exact nature of the fraud.

Who Should Attend
  • Board Members, Directors, CFOs, CEOs and HOD of government agencies, MNCs and NGOs
  • Business Owners and Operations Directors in SMEs
  • Internal and external auditors Fraud examiner or forensic accountant
  • Human resources directors , Managers and Management representative
  • Professional consultants, legal counsels and Professionals
  • HODs in Finance, Risk Management, Legal and Regulatory Compliance
Industry Expert: Dr. James Kwan

PhD (UWA), MBA (Strathclyde), MBA - Investment & Finance (Hull), MBR (UWA

James graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant from Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a Fellow CPA Australia. He is also a Fellow of the Association of International Accountants in UK, an Associate Management Accountant with The Institute of Certified Management Accountants in Australia and a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors, James completed his PhD in Finance from University of Western Australia.

He holds three masters degree: an MBA from the University of Strathclyde, an MBA in Investment and Finance from the University of Hull and a Master in Business Research from the University of Western Australia. He is currently an independent director of Global Premium Hotels Limited where he chairs the Remuneration Committee.

James also holds a Specialist Diploma in Applied Learning and Teaching at Republic Polytechnic. He has completed a PhD in finance from the University of Western Australia and is currently pursuing his second doctorate degree in Higher Education with Lancaster University and his fourth master degree in Digital Education with University of Edinburgh. His research interests cover IPO performance, corporate governance, behavioural corporate finance, threshold concepts, enhancing learning and teaching in higher education.

An award-winning, passionate and committed trainer with more than 20 years of teaching experience in the public universities such as NTU, NUS and SIT, and private higher education institutions in Singapore and overseas, James specializes in teaching financial accounting/reporting, cost and management accounting, financial management, treasury and risk management, corporate governance, professional and business ethics at professional, undergraduate and postgraduate level.

He conducted Singapore Qualification Programme (SQP) training for auditors from Big Four accounting firms such as PwC and KPMG. Currently, he is a consultant at Redshifts Consultants where he conducts training on accounting and finance for individual and corporate clients.

On the corporate front, he was a group management accountant with a FMCG multinational enterprise. He is current an independent director with Global Premium Hotels Limited, where he chairs the Remuneration Committee and also a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee

Registration Details:
Enrolment is limited. To register, please kindly DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM and email/fax to Ms Grace at grace@aventisglobal.edu.sg | +65 6720 2222


Date 20 & 21 Nov 2017 (Mon & Tue)
Venue 100 Orchard Road, Concorde Hotel Singapore
Time 9am to 5pm
Fee S$1280 | S$768 (after 40% PIC)
Inclusive of 2 coffee breaks, light refreshments and buffet lunch

Ms Grace at (65) 6720 3333 or email: grace@aventisglobal.edu.sg

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Program Content

Module 1 – Introduction

    • Fraud Environment
    • Risk Assessment
    • Internal control environment
    • How to create a Red Flags Checklist

Module 2 – Nature of Corporate Fraud

  • Understanding how Fraudster’s think
  • The Psychology of Fraud

Module 3 – Detecting Fraud in:

  • Contracting and procurements
  • Payroll
  • Information Systems
  • Assets and financial statements

Module 4 – Role of internal controls in fraud detection and prevention

Module 5 – Fraud prevention and control planning

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Strategies
  • Using Information technology red flags  to detect fraud

Module 6 – Fraud Investigation

  • Investigators tools and techniques
  • Report writing for investigations

Module 7 – Obtaining assurance