Introduction to Fraud and Fraud Prevention
It’s estimated that the cost of fraud to UK businesses could be as high as £190 billion each year, with over 70 per cent of fraud occurring in the private sector and over 20 per cent in the public sector.
An increasing number of companies are experiencing fraud, or finding they need to invest more to prevent it. Ensuring your organisation understands the different types of fraud and how to prevent it is vital, and will help you protect your business and employees from the serious consequences fraud can result in.
The Highfield e-learning Introduction to Fraud and Fraud Prevention Short Course is designed to help your organisation understand the nature of fraud, how you may be vulnerable and its effects. It will give you the knowledge needed to reduce risk within your organisation and implement anti-fraud policies.
The course forms part of a suite of short e-learning course that focus on different types of economic crime, and is ideal for employees in busy workplaces who need to understand the issues around fraud.
The definition of fraud
Different types of fraud
Legislation relevant to fraud
The consequences of fraud for individuals, businesses and organisations
The facts that explain how and why fraud occurs
Circumstances that increase the likelihood of fraud occurring
Fraud risk management
Creating a zero-tolerance culture
Preventing and detecting fraud
Who Is It Aimed At?
Any employee who may be in a position where fraud is a potential risk, as well as their managers. It can also be used as a stand-alone module by anyone interested in finding out more about economic crime and the legislative requirements placed on individuals and businesses to combat it.
No prior knowledge needed.
20 to 40 minutes.
How It Works
Our e-learning is available to use on multiple platforms such as tablets, PCs and laptops. All you need is an internet connection. Learners simply log on to the Highfield Learner Management System (LMS) and work their way through the course, along with the scenarios that provide them with real-life context.
Learners are assessed at the end of the course by multiple-choice questions.
Learners will receive a Highfield e-learning completion certificate, which is downloadable upon successfully finishing the course.