Course Detail(ADT043 : Forensic Auditing)

ADT043 : Forensic Auditing

7.00 CPE Hours (Category 3)
Classroom

Programme Objective

This workshop aims to provide participants with current updates, the relevant approach and tools in forensic auditing. Financial professionals are now placed in the forefront to acquire skills that enable them to gather evidence, reconstruct financial trails, and prove how losses occurred and likely suspects. Computerised business environment also entails that forensic methodology applied by financial professionals are able to gather, process, analyse and preserve computer data that would be used in investigations.

Fraud in the corporate landscape is a growing reality that is plaguing not only large corporations but also SMEs and the public sector. The recent economic downturn had further propelled the occurrence of financial fraud and irregularities.

“Aside from questioning where yesterday’s money went, many remain concerned about where tomorrow’s money is going. Record levels of government spending may usher in record levels of fraud, waste, and abuse. Across industries, managers face downward pressure to do whatever it takes to “make the numbers” as analysts and creditors scrutinize financial results…..KPMG Fraud Survey 2009”

Programme Outline

  • Introduction to forensic auditing and the latest trends in fraud being committed
  • Understanding the potential fraudsters and their characteristics
  • Interviewing techniques to gather information and reading body language
  • Workshop exercise on role plays
  • The law of evidence – measures or pre-requisites to ensure that evidence gathered is reliable and permissible
  • Forensics in the information technology (“IT”) environment
  • Gathering evidence from the IT system and its related issues
  • Money laundering schemes and recent developments
  • Case studies/workshop exercises
  • Crucial elements of a accounting/financial forensic report


Training Methodology
Lecture style, with Exercises/Case Studies
 
Closing Date for Registration
1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

An Intermediate to Advanced level programme intended for both Practising and Non-Practising Accountants and Auditors, Finance professionals, internal & external auditors and those involved in risk management. Those who like to gain more understanding in Forensic Auditing are welcome to attend. 

Competency Mapping

Category 3 = 7.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

06 Jun 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61
For Non-Members: $ 415.16

Programme Facilitator(s)

Melissa Aw Yong

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

10 Oct 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61
For Non-Members: $ 415.16

Programme Facilitator(s)

Melissa Aw Yong

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

10 Oct 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Melissa Aw Yong

Date & Time

03 Jun 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Melissa Aw Yong

Date & Time

03 Oct 2018 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Melissa Aw Yong

Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)


Melissa Aw Yong

Melissa Aw Yong is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore (ISCA). She is one of the Board of Governors of the Institute of Internal Auditors of Singapore. She served on the Board of the Singapore Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, where she was the President for 3 years. She gained valuable work experience in internal audit, risk management, compliance and fraud investigations with professional firms, multi-national corporations and government linked companies. Melissa obtained her Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University. She is also a Certified Internal Auditor (IIA), received a Certification in Control Self-Assessment (IIA), and a Certified Fraud Examiner (ACFE).

Programme Objective

This workshop aims to provide participants with current updates, the relevant approach and tools in forensic auditing. Financial professionals are now placed in the forefront to acquire skills that enable them to gather evidence, reconstruct financial trails, and prove how losses occurred and likely suspects. Computerised business environment also entails that forensic methodology applied by financial professionals are able to gather, process, analyse and preserve computer data that would be used in investigations.

Fraud in the corporate landscape is a growing reality that is plaguing not only large corporations but also SMEs and the public sector. The recent economic downturn had further propelled the occurrence of financial fraud and irregularities.

“Aside from questioning where yesterday’s money went, many remain concerned about where tomorrow’s money is going. Record levels of government spending may usher in record levels of fraud, waste, and abuse. Across industries, managers face downward pressure to do whatever it takes to “make the numbers” as analysts and creditors scrutinize financial results…..KPMG Fraud Survey 2009”

Programme Outline

  • Introduction to forensic auditing and the latest trends in fraud being committed
  • Understanding the potential fraudsters and their characteristics
  • Interviewing techniques to gather information and reading body language
  • Workshop exercise on role plays
  • The law of evidence – measures or pre-requisites to ensure that evidence gathered is reliable and permissible
  • Forensics in the information technology (“IT”) environment
  • Gathering evidence from the IT system and its related issues
  • Money laundering schemes and recent developments
  • Case studies/workshop exercises
  • Crucial elements of a accounting/financial forensic report


Training Methodology
Lecture style, with Exercises/Case Studies
 
Closing Date for Registration
1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

An Intermediate to Advanced level programme intended for both Practising and Non-Practising Accountants and Auditors, Finance professionals, internal & external auditors and those involved in risk management. Those who like to gain more understanding in Forensic Auditing are welcome to attend. 

Competency Mapping

Category 3 = 7.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Melissa Aw Yong

Melissa Aw Yong is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore (ISCA). She is one of the Board of Governors of the Institute of Internal Auditors of Singapore. She served on the Board of the Singapore Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, where she was the President for 3 years. She gained valuable work experience in internal audit, risk management, compliance and fraud investigations with professional firms, multi-national corporations and government linked companies. Melissa obtained her Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University. She is also a Certified Internal Auditor (IIA), received a Certification in Control Self-Assessment (IIA), and a Certified Fraud Examiner (ACFE).


Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

06 Jun 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61
For Non-Members: $ 415.16

Programme Facilitator(s)

Melissa Aw Yong

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709