Fraud Awareness Training
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Fraud Awareness Training

Training to increase your awareness of Fraud within the organisation
4.8 (60 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,104 students enrolled
Last updated 12/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 35 mins on-demand video
  • 8 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • At the conclusion of this course students will have more knowledge about what Fraud is, who typically commits the act and why. Students will also learn about the consequences of Fraud to the organisation and some activities that the organisation can engage in order to deter and prevent Fraud from occurring.
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Requirements
  • No prior knowledge is assumed and no specific materials is required to attend this course. It would be useful for students to have experience of the workplace though..
Description

This course, presented by the Centre for Research into Advanced Fraud & Future Threats (CRAFT), is designed to assist students in learning about Fraud within the corporate workspace, who commits the acts and why, along with the resulting consequences for the organisation.

The course briefly covers legislation as well as corporate ethics, and concludes by looking at some indicators that might show fraud is occurring, as well as measures the organisation can implement to help detect, deter and prevent Fraud from occurring.

When you are working, or in business for yourself, it’s important to have an insight into the corporate fraud that companies can be susceptible to. For those new to the topic, this course will provide you with a basic foundation to help you prepare against fraud and ensure that your company remains financially secure at all times. For those with more exposure to this area of business, you will find value in looking at the strategies and tips to counter Fraud within the organisation.

Who is the target audience?
  • For those students that are new to the topic of Fraud, this course will provide you with a basic foundation to help you prepare against fraud and ensure that your company remains financially secure at all times. For those with more exposure to this area of business, you will find value in looking at the strategies and tips to counter Fraud within the organisation.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Course Introduction
1 Lecture 01:48

Welcome to the introduction to the course where we will cover the various aspects contained in the course.

Introduction
01:48
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What is Fraud ?
2 Lectures 03:38

What is fraud and how is it defined? This lecture looks at the legal definitions and goes into some of the legal aspects as they appear on the statute books of several countries.

What is Fraud ?
02:16

This lecture looks at the collaboration between Ernyst & Young and the FBI into what words are commonly used by fraudsters when communicating with each other, or committing the acts themselves.

The Language of Fraud
01:22
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Who Commits Fraud and why ?
5 Lectures 09:38

Ever wondered why the "typical" faudster might be? This lecture looks at research from KPMG on their "Profile of a Fraudster".

Who commits Fraud ?
01:22

In this, and the next three lectures, we examine the Fraud triangle theory and it's individual components, namely Pressure, Opportunity and Rationalisation.

Why do people commit Fraud ?
01:23

The first leg of the Fraud Triangle is Pressure and during this lecture we look at what it is and cover a few examples.

Pressure
01:34

The second leg of the Fraud Triangle is Opportunity and during this lecture we define exactly what Opportunity is and why it is important to a fraudster.

Opportunity
02:40

The last leg of the Fraud Triangle is Rationalisation which considers the psychological aspect of how fraudsters convince themselves their fraudulent act is acceptable.

Rationalisation
02:39
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Fraud Trends
3 Lectures 05:51

How has fraud impacted the United Kingdom since 2012 ? This lecture looks at the numbers involved.

UK Fraud loss trends
02:28

What do you think is the global monetary value loss to fraud ? This lecture provides some details based on research by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Global Fraud loss trends
02:21

This lecture looks at the distribution of fraudulent loss from a high level across the categories as defined by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Categories of Fraud
01:02
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Indicators of Fraud
2 Lectures 03:13

Corporate fraud often involves the financial statements of a company and in this lecture we look at some of the mechanisms fraudsters use in the comission of the act.

Financial Statement Red Flags
01:44

This lecture looks at the warning signs that people display indicating that potential fraud might be occurring.

People related Red Flags
01:29
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Consequences of Fraud for the organisation
1 Lecture 01:33

Fraud within the organisation has consequences for the organisation iteself, the staff, suppliers and clients. This lecture looks at some of these consequences.

Consequences of Fraud
01:33
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Ethics within the organisation
1 Lecture 03:40

What is Corporate Ethics and how does it apply to a counter fraud strategy? This lecture provides you with some points to think of......

Ethics
03:40
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Prevention is better than cure
3 Lectures 04:51

What are the 5 main aspects of fraud risk management (FRM)? This lecture will help you define FRM and look from a high level at some of the activities that fall into this activity.

Fraud Risk Management
01:45

This lecture looks at the top 5 activities an organisation can implement to help deter and prevent fraud from occuring.

Anti-Fraud Tips
01:42

What are some of the other activities the organisation can do to help deter fraud? This lecture will go into further detail for you.

Next Steps
01:24
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In Conclusion
1 Lecture 00:44

This is the end of the course and in this lecture a brief conclusion is provided.

Conclusion
00:44

Knowledge Test
3 questions
About the Instructor
Centre for Research into Advanced Fraud and Future Threats
4.8 Average rating
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1,813 Students
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Fraud and Threat Intelligence

The Centre for Research into Advanced Fraud and Future Threats (CRAFFT) is an organisation dedicated to combating fraud, as well as security threats, in all forms. 

CRAFFT is a premier provider of anti-fraud training, education, bespoke software development in conjuncion with consulting services to individuals as well as to both private and public sector companies.

With over 20 years experience in Information Technology and in excess of 10 years experience of working with some of the largest anti-fraud organistations in the world providing investigation expertise and advice on how to combat fraud, you can be assured that your instructor is knowledgeable and at the forefront of his profession.