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Fraud is a long-standing threat to public sector organisations, with the National Crime Agency estimating public sector fraud accounts for a loss of £40 billion per year and much of which goes undetected.

Fraudsters have become more sophisticated than ever before and develop techniques to take advantage of every opportunity. Now is the time to develop more effective strategies to anticipate and counteract fraud.

Our Counter-Fraud Training for the Public Sector course has been specifically designed for public sector organisations to gain the necessary tools and techniques to identify, prevent and tackle cases of fraud.

Through interactive exercises, learn how to assess the current fraud landscape; gain more effective counter-fraud techniques; utilise data and technology to detect fraud and work with the expert trainer to develop counter-fraud strategies to protect you and your organisation.

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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

  • Utilise data and technology to reduce fraud
  • Understand the ever-changing fraud landscape
  • Learn how to effectively detect and tackle fraud
  • Take back counter-fraud strategies to your organisation
  • Effectively share data with other organisations to identify fraudsters
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

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09:00 - 09:30


09:30 - 10:00

Trainer’s Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 10:45

Anticipate and Prepare: The Ever Changing Fraud Landscape

  • Understand counter-fraud regulation
  • Learn what type of fraud is out there
  • Prepare and plan for ever growing sophisticated risks
  • Examine emerging trends and how they can impact your organisation
  • Identify and overcome the key areas of fraud facing your organisation
10:45 - 11:00

Morning Break

11:00 - 12:00

Workshop: Effectively Tackling and Detecting Fraud

  • Gain the latest tools and techniques to identify cases of fraud
  • Train staff on how to detect cases of fraudulent activity
  • Develop more sophisticated approaches to tackling fraud
  • Think like a fraudster – to anticipate and prevent their next move
12:00 - 13:00

Workshop: Utilising Data and Technology to Counter-Fraud

  • Utilise technology to increase your counter-fraud capability
  • Establish an auditable trail to catch fraud
  • Learn how to use data analytics techniques to reduce cases of fraud
  • Effectively share data with other organisations to identify fraudsters
  • Ensure data is used in an ethical and compliant way
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Developing Counter-Fraud Strategies

  • Develop more robust anti-fraud strategies
  • Learn how to collaborate with other organisations to prevent fraud
  • Engender a greater awareness of fraud across your organisation
  • Take back a robust counter-fraud action plan
16:00 - 16:15

Feedback, Evaluation & Close