Training

Accountability and Good Governance

Background
Governments around the world aim to deliver good governance to all citizens. Research has shown that this mainly achievable through good accounting practices where governments run a transparent system. An effective public service needs to promote an open government with regards to its public financial management at the Local, State and Federal levels.

Objectives of the Training
Participant of the training will be able to:

  1. Gain knowledge on new methods of promoting open government policies.
  2. Appreciate global accounting practices within the public sector that promotes good governance.
  3. Identify appropriate framework for improving a public financial management system.
  4. Use technology in improving efficiency and accountability in public service.

Fraud in Public Sector

Background
Globally, various economies experience different types of fraud within the public sector. The economic costs and effect of fraudulent activities in government or state owned organization varies from one country to another. Countries that have developed in economic growth and development have shown to implement effective policies in countering fraud in the public sector.

Objectives of the Training
Participant of the training will be able to:

  1. Identify the various types of fraud committed within the public sector.
  2. Discuss the effects of fraud in the public sector.
  3. Discuss various methods for prevention of fraud in the public sector.
  4. Understand fraud indicators in the public sector.

Identity Fraud in Public Sector

Background
Governments are always in need of scarce economic resources for capital expenditure. However, the menace of ‘’ghost workers’’ has raised the cost of recurrent expenditure thereby depriving government of necessary funds for capital investment.

Objectives of the Training
Participant of the training will be able to:

  1. Understand the effect of identity fraud on organizations.
  2. Understand ways of countering the menace of identity fraud in the public sector.
  3. Develop an effective identity management system.

Fraud Schemes

Background
Globally, fraud schemes are significant issues for all public and private organizations. Some of these schemes have destroyed institutions around the world. Research has proven that implementing effective policies in the public sector will reduce fraudulent activities.

Objectives of the Training
Participant of the training will be able to understand the dynamics and complexities of the following:

  1. Asset Misappropriation
  2. Accounting Fraud
  3. Bribery and Corruption
  4. Abuse of position of Trust
  5. Money Laundering

Legal and Policy framework

Background
Globalization has led to the integration of businesses, politics, technology, economy and has made the world boundary-less. This issue, has also led to the internalization of crime and hence the need for a global approach.

Objectives of the Training
Participant of the training will be able to understand the:

  1. Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
  2. United Nation Convection Against Corruption (UNCAC).
  3. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
  4. United Kingdom Bribery Act 2010 (UKBA)
  5. Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act 2011 as amended.
  6. Independent Corrupt Practices and other miscellaneous offences (ICPC) Act.
  7. Code of Conduct Act.
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