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    Fraud Prevention for Managers

    Welcome to this module on Fraud Prevention. Here you'll learn what fraud is, and about the different types of fraud to which we may be exposed and what you can do to prevent it. Fraud is a real and present danger for us, and its consequences are very serious for our Company and the individuals involved. Learn about some of the triggers and early warning indicators that can help you to identify and report fraud. [Duration: 35 min]

    Learning Objectives

    • Define fraud and recognise its consequences
    • Identify the types of fraud to which our Company may be exposed
    • Correctly apply our policies and rules to prevent internal and external fraud
    • Recognise fraud indicators and red flags
    • Know how and when to report actual or suspected fraud

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    Course Contents

    • Welcome
    • Understanding fraud
    • What is fraud?
    • How serious is the threat?
    • Who could commit fraud?
    • What do you think?
    • Our Anti-Fraud Policy
    • Our zero-tolerance approach
    • You make the call: Report or not?
    • Identity fraud
    • How identity fraud works
    • Best practice for preventing identity fraud
    • You make the call: Detecting identity fraud
    • Scenario: The debit card
    • Online fraud (cybercrime)
    • Best practice for fighting cybercrime
    • Scenario: Cybercrime risks
    • Scenario: The suspected hack
    • Corporate fraud
    • False accounting fraud
    • Best practice for preventing corporate fraud
    • You make the call: Red flags for corporate fraud
    • Scenario: Rick's request
    • Employee fraud
    • Best practice for preventing employee fraud
    • Scenario: Mr Jardine calls
    • Scenario: Preventing employee-supplier collusion
    • Scenario: Sickness absence
    • Customer fraud
    • Best practice for preventing customer fraud
    • Scenario: Phil's customer
    • Supplier fraud
    • Best practice for preventing supplier fraud
    • Scenario: Jade spots a discrepancy
    • The Fraud Act
    • Other offences
    • Penalties and prosecutions
    • Preventing fraud
    • The Fraud Triangle
    • You make the call: Identifying elements of the Fraud Triangle
    • Reporting and whistleblowing
    • What do you think: Reporting fraud
    • Summary
    • Affirmation
    • Assessment


    Duration Approximately 35 minutes
    Audience Suitable for all staff - examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels
    Prerequisites No previous knowledge or experience required
    Design SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via client style sheet
    Assessment Ten-question assessment
    Test-out Ability to offer optional test-out, whereby users can choose to skip the course content and complete the learning assignment simply by passing the assessment Deployment AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC
    Deployment AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC
    Compatibility All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility)
    Tailoring Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS
    Translation Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages
    Localisation Based on UK legislation, but suitable for global audiences upon the removal of UK-specific references and translation as necessary


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