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Contract and Procurement Fraud

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Nov 01 - Nov 02, 2017
08:30 - 16:30 , WED-THU
Washington , DC $699 O
Jun 25 - Jun 26, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-TUE
Washington , DC $699 O
Sep 26 - Sep 27, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , WED-THU
Washington , DC $699 O
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Course overview

The possibility of fraud in government procurement presents a constant risk. Learn to recognize the indicators of procurement fraud in different government contracts and to develop audit strategies to identify and quantify the extent of fraud in specific government contracting programs. Using actual examples from past procurement fraud cases, learn about traditional fraud schemes involving false statements, false claims, product substitution, accounting frauds and minority/woman/small business front operations. Focus on identifying the indicators of fraud, as well as criminal, civil, administrative and contractual actions in response to fraud. Explore fraud issues related to the growing government involvement in e-commerce.

Who should attend?

Auditors looking to enhance their skills to detect fraud in government contracting programs. Level: Advanced.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the auditor's responsibilities for the detection and investigation of contract fraud
  • Identify fraud schemes and indicators that are common to government contracting programs
  • Familiarize auditors with procurement regulations and contracting practices of government agencies
  • Understand government procurement procedures and their impact upon audits
  • Understand small and minority business programs and their susceptibility to fraud
  • Identify investigative techniques to assist criminal investigators in conducting procurement fraud investigations
  • Describe criminal, civil, administrative and contractual actions that can be taken in response to contract fraud
  • Understand fraud in electronic commerce

Course outline

Syllabus -- Contract and Procurement Fraud, AUDT8036G, Grad. School, USDA

Module 1 - Introduction

Module 2 - What is Fraud?

Module 3 - The Government Contracting Process

Module 4 - The Importance of Contractor Integrity to the Contracting Process

Module 5 - Typical Frauds Relating to Contracting

Module 6 - Major Contract Fraud Schemes

Module 7 - Fraud Schemes Related to Special Contracts

Module 8 - Remedies for Contract Fraud

Module 9 - Issues Relating to Fraud and Audits

Module 10 - Obtaining Information About Government Contractors

Module 11 - Electronic Commerce: Procurement Fraud in the 21st Century

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