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Introduction to Fraud Investigations

A one-day training course delivered by subject matter experts, at your location.

How to book

Contact us on E: InHouseTraining@cipfa.org or T: 020 7543 5600.

About the programme

Introduction to Fraud Investigation is a one day training course that provides expert insight into how to approach and manage an allegation of fraud within the workplace. 

You will:

  • gain an understanding of the common acquisitive crime offences and how they can be committed
  • be aware of the compliance framework within which a fraud investigation must be conducted if it is to be considered lawful
  • appreciate the balance to be struck between the exercising of investigative powers and the rights of individuals under investigation
  • recognise what might be relevant evidence in a fraud investigation
  • how to manage evidence in an appropriate manner
  • understand the ethical approach to be adopted when conducting interviews during a fraud investigation.

Who is it for?

This course is suitable for:

  • managers who might be responsible for conducting preliminary enquiries into allegations of fraud within the workplace or who may be required to supervise such investigations
  • internal auditors who may be required to contribute to a fraud investigation
  • HR officers wishing to gain insight into workplace fraud investigations and the potential synergies and conflicts these may have with parallel employment investigations
  • individuals contemplating a counter fraud career who wish to gain insight into what a fraud investigation is likely to entail.

Format and duration

The course includes facilitated group discussions and exercises using case studies and examples.

The day normally begins at 09:30 and ends at 16:00 with breaks for lunch and refreshments. This can be adjusted, depending on your needs.

Extend your learning

If you are interested in developing your knowledge further, have a look at our Accredited Counter Fraud Technician and Specialist qualifications.

Outline content

Below is the typical course outline, which can be tailored to meet your and your team’s needs.

  • Fraud investigations – traps to avoid and risks to manage
  • “Looking after your friends” - a case scenario
  • What law do I need to know?
  • An overview of fraud and kindred offences
  • An overview of relevant procedural law
  • Modelling a fraud investigation
  • Evidence and how to manage it properly
  • Investigative interviewing – an overview   

CPD hours

This course carries seven CPD hours.





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