Preventing & Dealing with Financial Crime

Online Course on Preventing Financial CrimePreventing & Dealing with Financial Crime

Financial crime can be committed by anyone in an organisation, who is motivated by some need or desire, prepared to rationalise their actions, and thinks they won’t get caught.

Preventing Financial Crime will enable you to understand the various types of financial crime and the controls that can be used to limit the opportunities for fraudsters to commit them. More importantly you will look at how to create the right culture within an organisation to not only discourage collusion in fraud but also to encourage reporting and disclosure.


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Preventing & Dealing with Financial Crime enables the learner to:

• Understand the range of financial crimes which can be committed, as well as the motives and profiles of those likely to commit them
• Gain comprehensive skills in risk management and improve your assessment of risk factors
• Identify how to properly approach and report financial crimes
• Know how to influence ethical behaviour and create the right kind of corporate culture


Rating: 5 Stars for online course 100% of learners thought this course met their CPD needs

“The information was very relevant and easy relatively easy to comprehend.”

“This met my objectives by reminding me of the main risks facing the organisations I work for and improving my level of awareness of these and my ability to deal with them.”

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Learning outcomes of Preventing & Dealing with Financial Crime

Defining financial crime
• What is financial crime?
• What types of crimes do managers commit?
• What types of crimes do individuals commit?
• What does a financial criminal look like?
• What is money laundering?
• How prevalent is bribery and corruption?
Preventing financial crime

Organisation wide approaches
• How is financial crime perpetuated within organisations?
• How can we build defences?
• What is inherent risk?
• What is good corporate governance?
• What policies and procedures are needed?
• What is the role of audit?
Preventing financial crime organisation

Risk management and control
• What is risk management?
• What approaches exist to risk management?
• What do good internal controls look like?
• What are CRSA and ERM?
• How should management respond to financial crime?
Preventing financial crime management

Preventing individual financial crime
• Why do people commit crime?
• What aspects of accounting should we consider?
• What internal controls should we consider?
• What is the control environment?
• How do we monitor controls?
Preventing financial crime preventing

IT approaches to fraud prevention
• How should we assess IT system risks?
• What are the specific approaches to protecting IT systems?
• What exactly is cloud computing?
• What are the formal approaches to risk management?
• What is forensic readiness?
Preventing financial crime IT

Target audience for Preventing & Dealing with Financial Crime

Accountancy and finance professionals both in practice and working in companies, and those advising companies on raising finance.

About the author of Preventing & Dealing with Financial Crime

John Taylor
John Taylor is a Chartered Accountant who spent many years advising small and medium sized businesses across the North of England. He specialised in dealing with the particular problems faced by large family owned companies.

John joined Bradford College where he taught a wide range of students from diverse backgrounds and with varying levels of ability.

John later joined Leeds Met University where he specialised in teaching auditing on ACCA professional courses and Forensic Accounting at Masters level. He is now a freelance author and lecturer.

Flexible learning

Learners take their own route through the topics covered in the course. They will learn at their own pace through a variety of activities designed to accommodate a range of learning styles.

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