A half-day seminar on ‘Insight to Fraud Detection’ will be conducted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the chamber auditorium, No: 450, D.R. Wijewardene Mawatha, Colombo 10.
The objective of this seminar is to protect organisations from fraud to be vigilant and take measures in time to prevent fraud and other malpractices in an organisation.
Fraud is a hidden enemy, surreptitiously diverting the resources of a company, for a considerable period of time, spanning several years and the cost of fraud could cripple a business.
The organisations that have implemented effective anti-fraud measures are more likely to suffer less from the cost of fraud.
The seminar will give an insight into how to detect a fraud in your company/other areas and explain in detail on the following topics:
Forensic accounting – Skills to investigate fraud or misappropriation, fraudulent activity, financial discrepancies, analyse financial information for use in legal proceedings
What is fraud?
Root causes of fraud
Psychology of the fraudster
Type of fraud and detection techniques, fictitious sales
Investigating process and gathering evidence
The resource persons will be: Tishan Subasinghe [FCA, CPFA (UK), ACMA, CISA, MBA (Finance)(Col.)] Partner and Head of Audit and Assurance BDO Partners, Chartered Accountants and Ashane Jayasekera [ICA,ICMA(UK)FBCS,(UK)CIA,CISA,CFSA] Partner Head of Risk I.T. & Forensic Services, BDO Partners, Chartered Accountants.