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Fighting Fraud in Local Government

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Overview

Overview

Fraud causes organisations both reputational and financial problems. This e-learning course introduces the issue of fraud in local government, covering how to recognise fraud, how to tackle it, and how to prevent it.

About this course

Fraud is a significant issue for local government, and staff at all levels can benefit from being aware of how it occurs, and their responsibilities in this area.

This course provides a clear introduction to types of corporate fraud commonly experienced in local government, such as procurement, housing tenancy, and payroll fraud.

It describes how to spot the signs of fraud and fraudsters, what staff should do if they suspect fraud, and the responsibilities of management in local authorities.

On completion of the course you will automatically get a certificate with your name, the CPD hours earned, the date and learning objectives covered. You’ll also have access to additional resource materials, useful links and a refresher guide.

Audience

This course provides an introduction to the issue of fraud to local government staff at all levels.

Objectives

Once you've completed this course, you'll have a knowledge of:

  • The critical elements of an anti-fraud culture
  • The top six types of corporate fraud
  • Other significant and emerging fraud risks
  • How to spot the signs of fraud, and how to respond
  • How some local authorities are tackling fraud
  • The importance of internal and national collaboration

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Fighting Fraud in Local Government.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

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Overview

Fraud causes organisations both reputational and financial problems. This e-learning course introduces the issue of fraud in local government, covering how to recognise fraud, how to tackle it, and how to prevent it.

About this course

Fraud is a significant issue for local government, and staff at all levels can benefit from being aware of how it occurs, and their responsibilities in this area.

This course provides a clear introduction to types of corporate fraud commonly experienced in local government, such as procurement, housing tenancy, and payroll fraud.

It describes how to spot the signs of fraud and fraudsters, what staff should do if they suspect fraud, and the responsibilities of management in local authorities.

On completion of the course you will automatically get a certificate with your name, the CPD hours earned, the date and learning objectives covered. You’ll also have access to additional resource materials, useful links and a refresher guide.

Audience

This course provides an introduction to the issue of fraud to local government staff at all levels.

Objectives

Once you've completed this course, you'll have a knowledge of:

  • The critical elements of an anti-fraud culture
  • The top six types of corporate fraud
  • Other significant and emerging fraud risks
  • How to spot the signs of fraud, and how to respond
  • How some local authorities are tackling fraud
  • The importance of internal and national collaboration

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Fighting Fraud in Local Government.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

Hear from our past Students

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