Fighting Fraud in NGOs

Fighting Fraud in NGOs

Be aware. Be ready. Be in control. Be at Fighting Fraud. 

This workshop is available as an English In-person workshop, English Online Workshop, and Spanish In-person workshop. 

Defense begins with knowledge, tools, resources. We provide them all; and help you build the battle plan in “fighting fraud in NGOs” a workshop built on experience, realism and accountability.

This online workshop builds the skills and confidence of NGO staff to prevent fraud before it happens, detect fraud when it does, and manage incidences effectively.  Our expert facilitators will begin with examining what fraud is (and what it isn’t) and explain the motivations for why even good people commit fraud.  

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What will you learn?

By the end of this workshop, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the five elements of a holistic Anti-Fraud framework
  • Identify the required content of key anti-fraud policies and processes
  • Assess fraud risk in your programs, and develop controls to respond to the risks
  • Set up and provide guidance for a Fraud Response Team in your organization
  • Effectively manage incidences of fraud, or allegations of fraud, taking actions which are appropriate, fair and firm

Who should attend?

This workshop is designed for:

  • NGO staff whose job is to proactively manage the risk of fraud, such as program operations, and finance managers
  • Independent auditors or CPAs who perform compliance or financial audits within the development sector

This workshop is most relevant to NGOs with more than 12-15 staff, or an annual budget greater than USD 350,000.

If you’re still not sure if this workshop is right for you, feel free to contact us and we can help!

Further Information

Humentum’s Finance for NGO Leaders Learning Pathway


The Finance for NGO Leaders learning pathway is a comprehensive learning pathway specifically for leaders of NGOs across the globe who want to get a comprehensive overview of how their finance function should operate.

Start this learning pathway today and grow your and your organization’s confidence in Financial Management.:

The two other workshops that form the Finance for NGO Leaders Learning Pathway are:

Continuing Professional Education Credits (CPE)


In-person Workshop: Successful completion of this workshop awards 15.6 CPE credits for In-person workshops and a certificate of attendance. The course level is basic. The delivery method of this program is Group Live and the Field of Study is Specialized Knowledge. Humentum is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. 

Online Workshop: CPE credits are not awarded for Fighting Fraud in NGOs eWorkshop.

Learning Approach


In-person Workshop: Humentum’s highly practical workshops always put the learner first. Our expert facilitators will draw on their own vast sector and subject-specific knowledge to ensure our learner experience is as worthwhile and enjoyable as possible. They will share relevant tools, techniques and insights that are immediately transferrable to your own work. You are also actively encouraged to engage in meaningful discussions, hands-on group work, and pose your own specific questions to further enhance your learning.

Online Workshop: Humentum’s self-directed and focused online workshops always put the learner first. You will have the opportunity to connect and engage with peers from around the world in a social network style environment, whilst working through a series of engaging videos, assignments and readings. You will have a dedicated, expert facilitator to guide you on your learning journey, and always ready to answer your specific questions to further enhance your learning.

How does an Online Workshop work?

The online workshop is open for a set number of weeks, and you can log-in at any time that suits you, and work at your own pace. Once online, you’ll find our learning platform easy to navigate, with clear guides and instructions.

You’ll need to earn points for completing various tasks (such as watching videos, completing knowledge checks, and interacting with others). The more tasks you complete, the more points you’ll earn. The quicker you earn these points, the sooner you’ll be able to complete the workshop! 

We estimate this workshop requires 4 hours per module (6 modules in total), depending on your pace of learning, and previous experience.

Practice areas

Finance Management, Compliance

In-house client workshops

All of our courses may be offered as in-house client workshops. Please click here for more info


Dates and registration

Oct 14 - Nov 17, 2020 Online English Register

Fighting Fraud in NGOs (with subtitles)