Economic Crime Schemes
Economic Crime Schemes (Virtual)
29 Jul 2024
R 9975.00

Brief Description
The short course in Economic Crime Schemes provides you with an introduction to particular crime schemes that are directed against organisations and often perpetrated by its employees, management or involvement of third parties.
The course covers various topics that range from tax evasion, illicit capital heavens and money laundering to crimes committed by public officials such as bribery and/or embezzlement. As technological advances have increased the opportunities to commit these types of crime in the workplace, the course will also specifically touch on the knowledge and skills needed to raise red flags and identify economic crime schemes in your organisation.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this course, you will have sufficient knowledge to detect and investigate the abovementioned economic crime schemes. The course will address the
  • various economic crime schemes referred to under course content
  • red flags indicative of these schemes, and
  • investigation of the respective schemes.
This credit-bearing course* provides you with an entry point to formal degree programmes exclusively presented by the University of Pretoria with credits afforded towards the specified degree modules FRA701 (20 credits) and or FRM802 (15 credits).
* Successful completion of credit-bearing short courses entails that a candidate who otherwise complies with all the admission requirements for corresponding formal degree programmes as published annually in the respective year faculty year books of the University of Pretoria may upon registering for the formal programme obtain credits for the corresponding degree modules. Normal application processes for admission to formal programmes at the University of Pretoria must be followed. Certificates of successful completion of credit-bearing short courses issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria must be submitted during the application for recognition of allocated credits.
Course Content
  • Employee fraud
  • Financial institution fraud
  • Insurance fraud
  • Pyramid, Ponzi and other schemes aimed at defrauding the general public
  • Corruption and procurement fraud
  • Financial statement and other types of management fraud
  • Theft of trade secrets or other immaterial property
  • Internet and computer related economic crime schemes
  • Uncompetitive behaviour
Entry Requirements
For NQF level 6 exposure: A senior certificate and sufficient appropriate practical or academic experience, subject to the discretion of the course leader.For NQF level 8 exposure: A relevant bachelors degree.
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Catalogue and Category:
Financial Management and Taxation
Who Should attend:
The course would be beneficial for line managers in the public and private sector, internal auditors, financial managers, risk managers and fraud examiners.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
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