Training: The Anti-Fraud and Corruption Game
Fraud and corruption dramatically harm the economy, public finances as well as the reputation and credibility of the institutions involved. Fraud and corruption are evolving in ever new forms, especially with the use of new technologies, these practices happen to proceed in a complex, hardly traceable way.
Fraudulent and corrupt actions in the public sector are often exceeding the financial losses directly involved, enormously impacting upon the economy and public finances as well as the reputation and credibility of the public institution. Controls, audits and Investigations, especially if not set up or performed effectively, will be cost-intensive and lengthy.
Institutions need to implement proactive measures and tools to effectively prevent and detect fraud and corruption! Therefore, public authorities need to be increasingly vigilant in setting-up anti-corruption and fraud systems and implementing appropriate policies and procedures of transparency, integrity and accountability to assist with the prevention and early detection of fraud and corruption.
(Risk) Managers, auditors and anti-corruption officers need to be aware of preventive and detective measures and strategies but also to enable and empower the employees of the institution to understand the principles and signals of fraud and corruption, how to report it and the impact thereof.