Fighting Fraud in NGOs

Fighting Fraud in NGOs:

Sep 4 2019 - Oct 8 2019

Location: eLearning (Virtual) , United States

Language: English


Early - Jul 24 Regular - Sep 01
NON-MEMBERS $370 $425


Week 1


Overview of key concepts 

  • Getting to know the online learning platform
  • Defining fraud and why people commit fraud
  • How to fight fraud: a five-part holistic framework
  • Workshop assignment: Action planning – overview

Week 2 


Strategies to reduce fraud incidents

  • Strengthening fraud policy frameworks
  • Deterring fraud through contracts
  • Fraud policy tools: checklist, template and examples
  • Workshop assignment: Action planning – Deterrence strategies

Week 3 


Protecting and safeguarding assets 

  • Engaging and building partner capacity to prevent fraud
  • Identifying fraud risk in operations
  • Designing out fraud risk in projects
  • Internal controls and fraud prevention
  • Workshop assignment: Action planning – Prevention strategies

Week 4 


Finding fraud if it is there 

  • The warning signs of fraud
  • How to detect fraud and abuse of budgets
  • Setting up a ‘Speaking up’ service
  • Workshop assignment: Action planning – Detection 

Week 5 

Response and Culture 

Handling it well and creating an anti-fraud environment 

  • Responding to allegations of fraud
  • Principles and guidelines for fraud investigations
  • Embedding an anti-fraud culture
  • Dealing with resistance to action on fraud
  • Workshop assignment: Action planning – Response and Culture strategies

Summary and close 

  • Summary of key learning 
  • Action planning and review 


eLearning (Virtual),
United States