Course Detail(E103 : Corrupt Practices in Commercial and Public Sectors: How to identify and manage them)

UTAP Funding

E103 : Corrupt Practices in Commercial and Public Sectors: How to identify and manage them

7.00 CPE Hours (Category 2)
Classroom

Approved for UTAP support for intakes conducted between 01 April 2019 – 31 March 2020.

NTUC members enjoy course fee support with up to $250 every year when you enroll for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). This excludes miscellaneous fees such as GST and registration fee etc. (Terms & Conditions apply)

For eligibility criteria or UTAP claims submission, please refer to the Funding tab.

Programme Objective

In recent years, several high profile cases of corrupt practices have been reported in the news. When such case surfaces, questions are often asked how it could happen and if it could have been avoided. With recent preventive measures implementing in the public sector, how should individuals react to the changes and should the commercial sector have similar measures?

This course will explain to participants how such corrupt practices have happened and if there are better ways to handle such practices. The course aims to provide the participants in businesses and public sector with the following:

  1. Knowledge and skills to identify possibilities of corrupt practices;

  2. Practical tools to improve the controls and management process, so as to minimise and/or prevent such corrupt practices from happening

Programme Outline

  • Corrupt practices: What are they? How to identify them?
  • Characteristics of businesses and public sector: differences and similarities in corrupt practices and approaches in handling them
  • Discuss the key risks associated with the critical functions such as procurement, management of assets, customer relations
  • Identify the key components in these functions
  • Internal controls & its importance for these functions
  • Design of a good system of internal controls for these functions
  • Practical tools to use for prevention of corrupt practices
  • Impact on recent developments in both commercial and public sectors


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

Intended For

A Foundation to Advanced level programme intended for both Practising and Non-Practising Accountants and Auditors. Those who would like to have the necessary knowledge and skills to identify the corrupt practices in their organizations, particularly in businesses and public sector, and possible ways to prevent them. Relevant case studies will be used for discussions and illustrations. Recent measures implementing in the public sector and their likely impact will also be discussed.

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 7.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

01 Aug 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

21 Nov 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

16 Nov 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Melissa Aw Yong

Date & Time

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

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Melissa Aw Yong

Date & Time

17 Nov 2018 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Melissa Aw Yong

Testimonial

Funding


NTUC Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme) is an individual skills upgrading account for NTUC members. NTUC member gets to enjoy UTAP funding 50% of the unfunded course fee capped at $250 every year. This excludes miscellaneous fees such as GST and registration fee etc.
 
This course is approved for UTAP support for intakes conducted between 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020.
 
As UTAP is given on calendar year basis, and calculated based on year of training taken, it cannot be accumulated.

  • Maintained paid-up NTUC membership before course, throughout course duration and at the point of claim and;
  • Course by training provider must be supported under UTAP and training must commence within the supported period and;
  • Unfunded course fee must not be fully sponsored by company or other types of funding
  • Unfunded course fee must be S$20.00 and above, and;
  • Member must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and sat for all prescribed examination(s), if any and;
  • UTAP application must be made within 6 months after course ends.


To submit for UTAP claims, please visit http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg/. Terms and conditions apply.
 
Should you have queries on the funding scheme, you can email to UTAP@e2i.com.sg or call NTUC Membership Hotline at 6213-8008

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).

Approved for UTAP support for intakes conducted between 01 April 2019 – 31 March 2020.

NTUC members enjoy course fee support with up to $250 every year when you enroll for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). This excludes miscellaneous fees such as GST and registration fee etc. (Terms & Conditions apply)

For eligibility criteria or UTAP claims submission, please refer to the Funding tab.

Programme Objective

In recent years, several high profile cases of corrupt practices have been reported in the news. When such case surfaces, questions are often asked how it could happen and if it could have been avoided. With recent preventive measures implementing in the public sector, how should individuals react to the changes and should the commercial sector have similar measures?

This course will explain to participants how such corrupt practices have happened and if there are better ways to handle such practices. The course aims to provide the participants in businesses and public sector with the following:

  1. Knowledge and skills to identify possibilities of corrupt practices;

  2. Practical tools to improve the controls and management process, so as to minimise and/or prevent such corrupt practices from happening

Programme Outline

  • Corrupt practices: What are they? How to identify them?
  • Characteristics of businesses and public sector: differences and similarities in corrupt practices and approaches in handling them
  • Discuss the key risks associated with the critical functions such as procurement, management of assets, customer relations
  • Identify the key components in these functions
  • Internal controls & its importance for these functions
  • Design of a good system of internal controls for these functions
  • Practical tools to use for prevention of corrupt practices
  • Impact on recent developments in both commercial and public sectors


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

Intended For

A Foundation to Advanced level programme intended for both Practising and Non-Practising Accountants and Auditors. Those who would like to have the necessary knowledge and skills to identify the corrupt practices in their organizations, particularly in businesses and public sector, and possible ways to prevent them. Relevant case studies will be used for discussions and illustrations. Recent measures implementing in the public sector and their likely impact will also be discussed.

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 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

01 Aug 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