On-Site Training Proposed Schedule 


 conducting internal investigations 


7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.   Registration - Continental Breakfast  Continental Breakfast 
8:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. 

Introduction to Internal Investigations 

In this opening session, you will learn about the foundations of the fraud examination process.

Internal Evidence Retrieval 

This session will detail the process of retrieving internal documents and electronic evidence while maintaining a proper chain of custody.

9:20 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.  Break  Break 
9:35 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. 

Legal Considerations During Internal Investigations 

Prior to initiating an investigation, Certified Fraud Examiners must be aware of the myriad of legal concerns and regulations that might be relevant in the course of conducting an internal fraud examination.

External Evidence Retrieval  

This session will provide insight regarding the collection of evidence from external sources ranging from public records to covert operations.

10:55 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.  Break  Break 
11:10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

Planning an Internal Investigation 

This session will provide strategies for planning an internal fraud investigation and insight on selecting members of your investigative team.

Information-Gathering Interviews 

This session will concentrate on the various forms of information-gathering interviews and help you to understand which type of questions to ask and when to ask them. 

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Group Lunch  Group Lunch 
1:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. 

Investigating Fraud Using Data Analytics 

As data analysis is an integral element of modern fraud detection and investigation, this session will provide an understanding of how it can be one of the most powerful tools in an investigator's repertoire.

Admission-Seeking Interviews 

When the investigation has progressed to the point where a suspect has been identified and all relevant evidence has been collected, the investigation moves to the admission-seeking interview phase. This section will guide you through the strategies needed to obtain an admission of guilt and a signed confession.

2:50 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.  Break  Break 
3:05 p.m. - 4:25 p.m.  

Emerging Technological Trends 

This session will cover several emerging technological trends-such as BYOD, cloud computing and social media- and their potential effects on the investigative process.

Concluding the Investigation 

This section will guide you through the report writing process and explain the post-investigation scenarios such as presenting your case to a prosecutor and testifying as a fact witness.


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