Course Detail(E153 : The Role of an Ethical Accountant in Fraud Prevention (Live Webinar))

SDF Funding, SkillsFuture Credit, UTAP Funding

E153 : The Role of an Ethical Accountant in Fraud Prevention (Live Webinar)

7.00 CPE Hours (Category 2)
Classroom

Please be informed that in view of the current COVID-19 situation, we will be changing the format of the session on 17 Nov 2020 into a Live Webinar. A detailed set of instructions on the Live Webinar will also be sent to you closer to date.Please sign up for a Zoom account (https://zoom.us/) if you currently do not have an account. 

The live webinar session is eligible for SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) funding.
Please proceed to submit your claim application as per usual as there are no changes to funding application procedures. On SSG portal, please take note to select the correct course title, which includes the term "Synchronous e-learning".

Programme Objective

To protect your organisation from fraud, you need to have an eye for the risks you face. This workshop will address the top 5 commercial crimes in Singapore and other common fraudulent crimes that will affect efficiency and, if unnoticed, will bring down the company. This workshop will also provide the latest techniques as prevention measures and to protect against further recurrence, as well as the role of the Ethical accountant.

Programme Outline


Top 5 commercial crimes in Singapore

  • Asset misappropriation
  • Cybercrime
  • Procurement fraud
  • Money laundering
  • Bribery and corruption

 
Other fraudulent crimes

  • Financial statement fraud

 
The Ethical Dimension

  • Dealing with personal attitudes to fraud and corruption
  • Options for handling the dilemma of corporate fraud and corruption

 
By the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • Justify the need to continuously improve internal controls to prevent fraud;
  • Identify potential fraud that may affect your organisation; and
  • Use your role as an ethical accountant to prevent fraud.

 

Training Methodology

Our approach to training is based on adult learning principles to create a conducive and active learning environment where participants can apply newly acquired knowledge, skills and attitude throughout the workshop.
 
We use a variety of instructional methods, such as group discussions and interactive team activities, to allow participants to consider new ideas and apply their new skills to realistic scenarios in a safe learning environment.
 
As a result, our participants will leave our workshop with the confidence to start preventing fraud in their company right away.


Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

An Intermediate to Advanced level programme intended for Accounting and Finance professionals. Professionals who are seeking to enhance their day-to-day management and/or control roles are encouraged to attend. CEOs, VPs and Managing Directors, COOs and CFOs and Senior Management who like to achieve awareness of fraud and/or recommend policy changes are encouraged to attend.

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 7.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

17 Nov 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61   $ 276.49
For Non-Members: $ 415.16   $ 332.13
Early Bird Discount till 30 Nov 2020

Programme Facilitator(s)

Julie Yeap

Venue

Online Classroom in or outside of
Singapore

Date & Time

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

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Julie Yeap

Date & Time

11 Feb 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Julie Yeap

Date & Time

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

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Julie Yeap

Testimonial


I have such a fruitful of learning experience with ISCA. The topics are covered with case studies from real life experiences.

Lisa Tan


Open and Group discussion make the course more lively and good for brain storming in order to make us have better understanding about the topic.
Julie has made Ethics topic more interesting and easy for us to understand.

Lisa

Funding

1] SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)
Funding Period: Until 9 Jan 2021
Course Ref No. : CRS-N-0046076

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an opening credit of S$500 from the government. The credits will not expire and periodic top-ups will be provided by the government. SFC may be accumulated to pay for skills related course fees. You may wish to use your SFC to pay for partial/full ISCA course fees.  (For more information on the SFC scheme, please visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit)

If you wish to enrol for the course with SFC Funding, please proceed with the following steps:

  • Step 1: Register for the course online via ISCA Portal. Upon adding to cart, the system will prompt a question “Do you wish to apply for SkillsFuture Credit?”, click “Yes” and input all required information. At the Cart page, please ensure that SFC funding is applied before clicking “Checkout”.
  • Step 2: After successful enrolment, please proceed to submit SFC claim on Skillsfuture Portal within 60 days before the course start date and obtain the necessary approval. Please submit SFC claim via SFC portal here: http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit.

 

Failure to submit claim application and obtain necessary approval before the course start date will result in topping up of the SFC indicated for use. Please note that there will be an administrative fee of $42.80 for any revision of invoice.


2] WDA Training Grant - SDF Funding
This course is approved for SDF funding ($2 per training hour) for Company-sponsored participants only (Eligibility criteria apply). 
 
Funding Period: Until 9 Jan 2021
Funded Hours: 7 hours
Course Ref No. : CRS-N-0046076

If you wish to enrol participants with SDF Funding, please proceed with the following steps (For Corporate enrolments only) :

  • Step 1: Register for the course online via ISCA Portal. Upon adding to cart, the system will prompt a question “Do you wish to apply for WDA Funding?”, click Yes and input all required information. At the Cart page, please ensure that SDF funding is applied before clicking “Checkout”.
     
  • Step 2: After successful enrolment, please proceed to submit the Training Grant application via SkillsConnect Portal here: https://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg/

 

Employers of company-sponsored participants must submit training grant via SkillsConnect system to obtain training grant for course fees. You may submit the Training Grant application within the period from 30 days before the course start date to 30 days after course start date. Please note that there will be an administrative fee of $42.80 for any revision of invoice.

 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Company must be registered or incorporated in Singapore and;
  • Applicant is taking the course for the first time.
  • Applicant must be employed, and is either Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident of Singapore and;
  • Applicant must achieve at least 75% attendance, and pass all examinations /assessments and;
  • Applicant must be fully sponsored by the Company for all costs associated with the training and;
  • Payment has to be made via corporate means (e.g. corporate cheque, corporate GIRO, corporate credit card).


3] 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 1 April 2020 – 31 March 2021.
 
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 6213-800

Programme Facilitator(s)


Julie Yeap
CPA (US), ACTA, DACE
Specialist Adult Educator
Adult Educators’ Professionalisation, IAL

 
Julie is a qualified US Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and started her career as an Auditor with Ernst & Young (EY) Singapore where she managed a large portfolio of listed and multinational audit clients in various industries.
 
Subsequently, she transferred to the Learning & Development (L&D) department of EY to pursue her passion to become a trainer. There, she focused on facilitating topics related to auditing and soft-skills for participants across all ranks in EY. As a Director, Julie headed the L&D function across ASEAN, where she was responsible for driving the learning and development initiatives to develop organisational and people capabilities in 14 countries.
 
After more than 15 years with EY, Julie left to focus on being a facilitator and an executive coach. She is now the Managing Director and Founder of Mastering Success, a corporate training, coaching and consultancy company.
 
Julie specialises in facilitating topics related to presentation, communication, coaching, leadership and other interpersonal skills. She also coaches executives in various organisations and strongly believes in applying the strengths-based coaching approach to help her clients become more efficient and effective in their workplace.
 

Please be informed that in view of the current COVID-19 situation, we will be changing the format of the session on 17 Nov 2020 into a Live Webinar. A detailed set of instructions on the Live Webinar will also be sent to you closer to date.Please sign up for a Zoom account (https://zoom.us/) if you currently do not have an account. 

The live webinar session is eligible for SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) funding.
Please proceed to submit your claim application as per usual as there are no changes to funding application procedures. On SSG portal, please take note to select the correct course title, which includes the term "Synchronous e-learning".

Programme Objective

To protect your organisation from fraud, you need to have an eye for the risks you face. This workshop will address the top 5 commercial crimes in Singapore and other common fraudulent crimes that will affect efficiency and, if unnoticed, will bring down the company. This workshop will also provide the latest techniques as prevention measures and to protect against further recurrence, as well as the role of the Ethical accountant.

Programme Outline


Top 5 commercial crimes in Singapore

  • Asset misappropriation
  • Cybercrime
  • Procurement fraud
  • Money laundering
  • Bribery and corruption

 
Other fraudulent crimes

  • Financial statement fraud

 
The Ethical Dimension

  • Dealing with personal attitudes to fraud and corruption
  • Options for handling the dilemma of corporate fraud and corruption

 
By the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • Justify the need to continuously improve internal controls to prevent fraud;
  • Identify potential fraud that may affect your organisation; and
  • Use your role as an ethical accountant to prevent fraud.

 

Training Methodology

Our approach to training is based on adult learning principles to create a conducive and active learning environment where participants can apply newly acquired knowledge, skills and attitude throughout the workshop.
 
We use a variety of instructional methods, such as group discussions and interactive team activities, to allow participants to consider new ideas and apply their new skills to realistic scenarios in a safe learning environment.
 
As a result, our participants will leave our workshop with the confidence to start preventing fraud in their company right away.


Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

An Intermediate to Advanced level programme intended for Accounting and Finance professionals. Professionals who are seeking to enhance their day-to-day management and/or control roles are encouraged to attend. CEOs, VPs and Managing Directors, COOs and CFOs and Senior Management who like to achieve awareness of fraud and/or recommend policy changes are encouraged to attend.

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 7.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Julie Yeap
CPA (US), ACTA, DACE
Specialist Adult Educator
Adult Educators’ Professionalisation, IAL

 
Julie is a qualified US Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and started her career as an Auditor with Ernst & Young (EY) Singapore where she managed a large portfolio of listed and multinational audit clients in various industries.
 
Subsequently, she transferred to the Learning & Development (L&D) department of EY to pursue her passion to become a trainer. There, she focused on facilitating topics related to auditing and soft-skills for participants across all ranks in EY. As a Director, Julie headed the L&D function across ASEAN, where she was responsible for driving the learning and development initiatives to develop organisational and people capabilities in 14 countries.
 
After more than 15 years with EY, Julie left to focus on being a facilitator and an executive coach. She is now the Managing Director and Founder of Mastering Success, a corporate training, coaching and consultancy company.
 
Julie specialises in facilitating topics related to presentation, communication, coaching, leadership and other interpersonal skills. She also coaches executives in various organisations and strongly believes in applying the strengths-based coaching approach to help her clients become more efficient and effective in their workplace.
 

Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

17 Nov 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61   $ 276.49
For Non-Members: $ 415.16   $ 332.13
Early Bird Discount till 30 Nov 2020

Programme Facilitator(s)

Julie Yeap

Venue

Online Classroom in or outside of
Singapore