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A lack of internal controls contributes to nearly a third of global fraud cases. Proactively addressing your organisations vulnerabilities allows you to mitigate potential exposure to fraud.

Effectively identifying, describing, and assessing individual fraud risks allows for a comprehensive fraud risk assessment for the entire organisation. Fraud risk assessments allow you to address and navigate internal and external weaknesses to fraud.

Our one-day Creating Effective Fraud Risk Assessments course gives you a guide to understand the importance of fraud risk assessments and how to execute them effectively to ensure your organisation can run efficiently while minimising the risk of fraud.

Leave the day with the knowledge needed to understand types of fraud, identify and mitigate fraud risks and develop your own effective fraud risk assessments.

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Dr Peter Tickner MSc CFIIA CIA ICFS
Fraud Specialist

Peter Tickner spent nearly 40 years as an auditor in the NHS, central government and the Police. After a five year spell as an audit lecturer at the Civil Service College in the 1980s Peter became Head of Internal Audit of Her Majesty’s Treasury in 1988. In 1995 Peter left HM Treasury to become Director of Internal Audit for London’s Metropolitan Police, a post he held until early retirement in 2009, when he set up his own consultancy and fraud investigation business.

While at the Metropolitan Police Peter set up a highly successful internal fraud investigation unit looking at ...

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Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the principles of effective fraud risk management
  • Utilise tools and techniques to mitigate potential fraud
  • Develop you own fraud risk assessments
  • Takeaway an action plan to tackle fraud risk within your organisation
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09:25 - 09:30


09:30 - 10:00

Trainers Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 11:00

The Principles of Fraud Risk Management

  • Understand the different types of fraud
  • Recognise the risks associated with public bodies and other organisations
  • Explore the key principles of an effective fraud risk management strategy
11:00 - 11:15

Morning Break

11:15 - 12:30

Understand the Fraud Risk Assessment Process

  • Identify the controls and information needed to manage fraud risks
  • Understand stakeholder involvement in fraud risk assessments
  • Explore the steps to creating an efficient fraud risk assessment
12:30 - 13:30


13:30 - 14:30

Developing Fraud Risk Assessments

  • Analyse, record and mitigate inherent and residual fraud risks
  • Recognise when cross-departmental fraud risk assessments are necessary
  • Learn to use a fraud risk matrix effectively
14:30 - 14:45

Afternoon Break

14:45 - 16:00

Workshop: Implementing Effective Fraud Risk Assessments

In this session, delegates will have the opportunity to create fraud risk assessments unique to their organisation. Identifying key gaps and vulnerabilities in their organisation using a fraud risk matrix and developing a system of steps to mitigate fraud.

16:00 - 16:15

Round Up and Key Takeaways