Accredited Counter Fraud Manager

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Accredited Counter Fraud Manager

The Accredited Fraud Manager Programme has been designed to enable the practitioner to develop the necessary skills and knowledge to manage both volume and complex fraud cases. The aim of the course is to activate best practice principles within the minds of the practitioners, and it will enable the practitioner to both understand and implement the Fraud Investigation Model.

Supervisors who manage fraud investigation teams and make investigative strategic decisions in the public sector.

Delegates should hold the ACFS award or PIP Level 2 accreditation (or equivalent).

  • The role and responsibilities of the manager, building operational learning into management of fraud investigations and decision making and investigative strategy development using the Fraud Investigation Model (FIM)
  • The role of Action Fraud and the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, the current fraud landscape, the national picture of investigation and trends in economic crime
  • The operational risks that may arise when investigating serious and complex fraud cases and how to mitigate them
  • The benefits of working with other agencies and advisory groups when managing investigations
  • Lessons learned from significant investigations, the judicial review process and the manager’s responsibilities with regards to procedural challenges.
  • Assessment of a case study throughout the programme from instigation to conclusion using end game strategies
  1. Five-day trainer-led course
  1. Completion of a key decision log and a decision-making exercise.

Assessment of a formal knowledge check, completion of a key decision log and a decision-making exercise

This programme is accredited by the Counter Fraud Professional Accreditation Board and recognised by the University of Northumbria Faculty of Business and Law. A CFPAB certificate is awarded on successful completion.

£1,730 (as of April 2023)

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