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One Day Seminar: Safeguard Your Contract Management and Project Management Processes against Fraud

Course Code: GRC419 CPE Hours: 8
Course Start Date: January 30, 2019 Course End Date: January 30, 2019
Time: 9.00 AM - 5.00 PM Registration Deadline : January 23, 2019
Level of course: Level 2 Trainer: Sylvia Lim
Competency areas: Governance, Risk and Control [GRC] Course venue: M Hotel Singapore
Course fee (IIA/ ISACA member): $428.00 (Inclusive of GST) Course fee (non-member): $652.70 (Inclusive of GST)
Other Memberships valid for discount: 10% off non-member rate for ISCA and ACCA member
Lunch Provided: Yes Tea Break: Yes
Course Overview:

INTRODUCTION
Effective contract management and project management are critical to any organisation, as it enables the effective and efficient delivery and performance of services to meet the organisation’s current and future needs. Resources could be unnecessarily wasted or abused in the absence of effective internal controls.

Join us in this 1-day training program to acquire the knowledge, skills and techniques you need to deter, prevent and detect resource wastage or abuse, as well as learn to identify the different fraud schemes relating to the contract management and project management processes.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
• Contracts management staff
• Project management staff
• Internal auditors
• Internal controls officers
• Compliance, finance and other operations professionals who are seeking to understand more about contract management and project management, as well as learn about different fraud schemes that can occur and the measures to deter, prevent or detect them.

Course description :

LEARNING OUTCOME
What you will gain from this seminar:
• Gain a thorough understanding of the vulnerability of the contract management and project management processes to fraudulent activities
• Explore different kinds of fraud that can occur relating to contract management and project management
• Learn about the various root causes of different contract management and project management fraud schemes
• Recognise the red flags of contract management and project management fraud
• Design and implement different effective deterrent, preventive and detective measures to help reduce the occurrence of contract management and project management fraud

COURSE OUTLINE
Introduction to fraud

Fraud schemes relating to contract management and project management

Root causes and warning signs of fraud relating to contract management and project management
• Root causes of fraud
• Warning signs of fraud
• Common fraud concealment activities

Internal controls relating to contract management process, including
• Contracts negotiation
• Contracts monitoring
• Contracts retention

Internal controls relating to project management process, including:
• Bidding and estimating
• Job costing
• Materials and purchasing
• Jobsite management
• Labour management
• Equipment management
• Revenue and billing
• Cash flow management
• Project monitoring
• Financial reporting

Case studies discussion

ABOUT THE TRAINER
Ms Sylvia Lim is the Managing Director of Corporate Risk Strategists and Excellence Link Associates, specialising in coaching, consulting and training on risk management, internal controls, as well as fraud prevention and detection. Sylvia has worked with the Big Four accounting firms, multinational
corporations and local companies in Hong Kong and Singapore for over 15 years.

Sylvia has been extensively involved in risk management, internal control, internal audit and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance projects in Asia Pacific. Additionally, Sylvia has over 5 years of professional training experience. She has provided various training programs on corporate governance, enterprise risk management, internal controls, anti-fraud and anti-corruption to diverse clients and directors from companies listed in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.

Graduated with an Accountancy degree (Honours) from Nanyang Technological University, Sylvia is also a Certified Internal Auditor of the Institute of Internal Auditors and Certified Fraud Examiner of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.


You can utilise the training credits which will expire on 31 May 2019 for this training/seminar,etc. Please contact iia-academy@iia.org.sg to verify the availability of your training credits.

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Group Discount
Register as a group of 4 or more participants for the same course and enjoy a 10% group discount!
Applicable for participants from the same company registered within the same day. Discount will be indicated and processed on a single invoice.

Terms and Conditions:
1. Registered participants will be liable for the full fee even in the event of non-attendance.
2. A processing fee of $100 will be imposed for any cancellation. Cancellation must be submitted in writing 7 days prior to the event date and subject to IIAS’s approval. Substitutions will be permitted and conditions will apply.
3. Full payment must be received prior to the event. Registration forms submitted without payment will not be accepted.
4. Contact Person will be notified VIA EMAIL of the result of their application for enrolment within three working days after the enrolment deadline.
5. Registration is on a first-come-first-served-basis and Complimentary Parking will be provided only on a first-come-first-served-basis.
6. IIAS reserves the right to revise the programme as necessary.
7. IIAS reserves the right to cancel or postpone the training should the minimum class size is not met.


PLEASE NOTE:

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Once the course is confirmed, an email confirmation will be sent to the registrants’ contact email addresses 1 week prior to the course commencement date
If you do not receive any email notification regarding your course registrations, please call IIA Academy at 6324 9030/31.


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