Interviewing Skills for Fraud Examiners and Auditors
Course in Desktop Fraud Investigations - ABSA
12 May 2021
R 3650.00
Brief Description
The Interviewing Skills for Fraud Examiners and Auditors short course provides you with the necessary skills and knowledge to obtain more reliable information from people to ensure the eventual admission of fraud-related information in a disciplinary hearing or court of law. The success of any investigation, whether criminal, civil, disciplinary, audit or compliance-related, is directly linked to the quality of the information obtained, and during the course, you will become familiar with the behaviours and dynamics people exhibit in order to help you in your role as fraud examiner or auditor to conduct interviews in an ethical and lawful manner.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 module FRA708 (20 credits).
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to formally, yet practically, introduce and enable the fraud examiner and auditor to be successful in conducting an interview within the current forensic environment, and develop the people knowledge, skill and behaviours required by a professional fraud examiner and auditor to successfully manage the people dynamics during the interviewing process.* 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
The psychological basis of the interview Personality types and how the interviewer should deal with this How the interviewers behaviour may influence a suspect to cooperateThe interviewing process Preparing for an interview The interview environment and layout Interview strategies Developing rapport Questioning skills Summation of the interviewLegal requirements and issues The employees duty to cooperate Employees rights When is it necessary to explain a suspects constitutional rights? The content of the rights to be explained Confessions and admissionsTechniques to detect deception Verbal and non-verbal communication The use of statement and voice stress analysis Polygraphs as truth detection techniques: practical and legal issuesThe convergence of theory and practice Case studies presented by experts in the field Role play by willing participants will be video recorded. Thereafter participants will be debriefed and the recordings discussed
Entry Requirements
Tertiary qualification in Accounting, Auditing, Fraud Examination or Law or work experience in Fraud Risk Management and Investigations.
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Financial Management and Taxation
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are a/an fraud examiner, auditor, insurance claims assessor, attorney and individual that asks questions for a living in the fraud and accounting environments and those working for banks or any financial institution.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
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