Fighting Fraud in NGOs

Fighting Fraud in NGOs:

Feb 20 2020 - 8:30am - Feb 21 2020 - 5:00pm

Location: Dar es Salaam , Tanzania, United Republic of

Language: English


Early - Jan 16 Regular - Feb 19
NON-MEMBERS $850 $1,000


Day 1


Overview of key concepts 

  • Defining fraud and bribery
  • Why do people commit fraud?
  • The urgent need to fight fraud
  • The 5-part holistic framework 
  • What does fraud look like close up?


 Strategies to reduce fraud incidents

  • Content of key fraud policy documents
  • Setting behavior expectations with staff, partners, suppliers, and donors


Protecting and safeguarding assets against threats 

  • Assessing and building partners' capacity to fight fraud
  • Identifying areas of high fraud risk
  • Designing out fraud risk in projects
  • Fraud prevention procedures and controls

Day 2


Finding fraud if it is there 

  • Tell-tale signs of fraud
  • Setting up a 'Speaking Up' service 
  • Using budget monitoring reports
  • Beneficiary accountability 


Handling it well

  • Key actions in response to alleged fraud
  • Roles of the Fraud Response Team
  • Internal and external communications
  • Key elements in a fraud investigation
  • Taking appropriate actions and documenting learning


Creating an environment where fraud cannot thrive

  • Integrating anti-fraud thinking
  • Dealing with staff resistance
  • Course review, certificates, and close


10 Toure Drive
Msasani Peninsula
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania, United Republic of

Hotel Information

Sea Cliff
10 Toure Drive, Msasani Peninsula
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 

Participants are responsible for booking their own hotel/lodging arrangements. Participants are not required to book accommodations at the workshop venue and are welcome to explore other nearby options.