What you'll learn

The course features lessons on

  • Types of fraud & corruption

    Define fraud and corruption, understand its impacts, and recognise the different forms it can take.

  • How fraud & corruption takes place

    Learn the elements needed for fraud and corruption to take place, and recognise the warning signs that it may be present.

  • Steps to controlling fraud and corruption

    Explain the role controls play in countering fraud and corruption, and learn the basic steps needed to control it.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course

  • 2

    Module 1 - What is Fraud and Corruption?

    • Introduction

    • Key Milestones in the 'History' Corruption

    • What is Fraud and Corruption

    • Types and Forms of Corruption

    • Module 1 - Summary

    • Scenario Challenge - Select the right response

    • Module 1 - Knowledge Quiz

  • 3

    Module 2 - The Cost of Fraud and Corruption

    • Introduction

    • Magnitude of Fraud and Corruption

    • Impacts of Corruption

    • Module 2 - Summary

    • Module 2 - Knowledge Quiz

  • 4

    Module 3 - NFP/NGO & Charity Corruption Risk

    • Introduction

    • External NGO/NFP Corruption Risks

    • Internal NFP/NGO Corruption Risks

    • Understanding an NFP/NGO's Fraud and Corruption Profile

    • Module 3 - Knowledge Quiz

  • 5

    Module 4 - How does Fraud Happen?

    • Introduction

    • Elements of Fraud - The 'Fraud Diamond'

    • Red Flags - What are they and why they are important

    • Module 4 - Summary

    • Module 4 - Knowledge Quiz

  • 6

    Module 5 - The Role of Controls

    • Introduction

    • 'Hard' vs. 'Soft' Controls

    • Controls and the 'Swiss Cheese Model' of Accident Causation

    • Types of Fraud and Corruption Controls

    • Module 5 - Summary

    • Module 5 - Knowledge Quiz

  • 7

    Module 6 - Basic Fraud and Corruption Control Steps

    • Introduction

    • Step 1 - Fraud and Corruption Risk Assessment

    • Step 2 - The Fraud and Corruption Control Strategy

    • Step 3 - Implement, Test and Review Controls

    • Step 4 - Report Fraud and Corruption

    • Step 5 - Investigate and Correct Fraud and Corruption

    • Module 6 - Summary

    • Module 6 -Knowledge Quiz

  • 8

    Module 7 - Case Study: 'Good' vs. 'Bad' Organisations

    • Case Study - Part 1

    • Case Study - Part 2

    • Success Factors

    • Success Factors

  • 9

    Next Steps...

    • Congratulations, you're almost there!

    • The Final Step ...

    • Additional Resources

Instructor

Jeremy Sandbrook

As the CEO of Integritas360, Jeremy has worked with some of the world’s largest INGOs in strengthening their integrity systems, and provided corruption prevention and AML/CTF training and support to regulatory agencies including Australia's ACNC, Saudi Arabia’s National Anti-Corruption Commission, and Jordan’s NPO Registry. Prior to his current role, Jeremy was Special Advisor on Anti-Corruption at SOS Children’s Villages International, where he led the INGOs global efforts to tackle fraud and corruption across its 131 operating countries, and 35,000 staff.