Forensic Auditing & Investigation/ 02-Jul-2018 - 06-Jul-2018

Forensic Auditing & Investigation

Bankers Committee members pay N 123,465.00 only


In recent years, the number of reported cases of fraud has continued to grow dramatically. Compounding the situation is the dearth of necessary skill sets in audit evidences that are vital to criminal investigations. To perform these functions effectively, organisations should have competent Internal and external Auditors who are highly skilled in Forensic Auditing and Investigation process.

Target Participants

Auditors, Accountants, Financial Managers, Inspectors and Bank Examiners and those being prepared for these roles in the near term.


At the end of the course, participants should be able to effectively:

  • Identify the key indicators that a forensic audit may be necessary
  • Identify the key "Fraud Strategies" used to mislead potential investors or regulators
  • Design the forensic audit work programme
  • Protect potential forensic evidence


  • Emerging Issues in Forensic Investigation
  • The Expert witness

- Witness and Evidence
- History of Expert Witness
- Role of Expert Witness
- Duties of Expert
- Types of Expert Witness
- Qualities of an Expert Witness

  • Overview of “Creative Accounting” Techniques and The Red-Flags of fraud

- An overview of accounting profession
- Users and uses of financial statements / reporting
- Why Creative Accounting?
- Creative Accounting Techniques

  • Identifying the Red-Flags of Fraud

- What are Red Flags?
- Identifying the Red Flags
- Mitigating Fraud Risk

  • Internal Accounting and Operational Controls and Fraud

- Developing an Internal Accounting Control System
- Effect of Poor Internal Controls
- Definition & Overview of Fraud - Detection, Prevention & Control
- Case studies on Court Decided Cases Leading to Prison Term Sentences

  • Developing the Litigation Support Team

- Imperative for Litigation Support Team
- Fraud Investigation
- Approach to Litigation

  • Identifying and Securing Potential Forensic Evidence

- Nature of Evidence
- Typology of Evidence
- Direct / Circumstantial Evidence
- Identifying and Collecting Evidence
- Securing and Preserving Evidence

  • Developing Forensic Evidence Audit Tests to Quantify Loss

- Nature of Forensic Evidence Audit Test
- Typology of Forensic Evidence Audit Test
- Practical Applications with various cases

  • Overview of the Nature and Purpose of Forensic Interviews

- Interview Model
- Preparing for an Interview
- Conducting an Interview
- Detecting Deception
- Documenting an Interview

  • Developing the Forensic Report and Related Exhibits

- Forensic Assignment Approach
- What distinguishes a Forensic Audit from a Normal Audit?
- Evidence Collection and Preservation
- Case Studies

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Our learning sessions are unique in 4 ways

  1. Programme design & delivery recognize the needs of adult learners in career
  2. Experience sharing by practitioners, with well over two decases of experience in areas relevant to course topic, whom we call "Programme Directors"
  3. Course delivery by practitioners based on conceptual research background
  4. The essence of our corproate brand and orientation within concept implementation thinking

The fees cover tuition, course materials, group lunch, tea/coffee and snacks but EXCLUDE accommodation.
Dress Code: Formal

Discount on Fees

3 participants 5% Discount
4 participants & Above 7.5% Discount

Payment of Fees

Payment of fees should be in cash or CERTIFIED CHEQUE/BANK DRAFT made payable to the FITC before the commencement date or on arrival at the venue.

Refund of Fees

Fees paid for participants who do not turn up eventually would be refunded, subject to deduction of 25% administrative cost.


Formal lectures, case studies, participative group exercises and experience sharing.


The programme commences at 10.00a.m. on Monday, 9.00a.m other days and ends at 4.00p.m. daily.

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International Participants

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