Hotlines for Heroes: Creating an Approachable Fraud Reporting Hotline (Webinar CD)


/uploadedImages/Shared_Content/Products/Self-Study_CPE/webinar-case.jpg  CPE Credit: 2
Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: Knowledge of basic fraud prevention and detection concepts





This CD-ROM course explores the creation and marketing of a fraud, waste and abuse hotline to ensure the hotline generates meaningful and reliable tips. Discover strategies that successfully created a positive message for the hotline, while minimizing any negative stereotypes associated with the concept of tattling or potential callers' emotions around the words fraud, waste and abuse.

You'll examine hotlines from different companies and jurisdictions, contrasting their different messages and styles, allowing you to select and combine those elements to create the best for your organization. Also discussed will be tip handling processes, suggestions for addressing any applicable whistleblower protections and other confidentiality concerns.

What you will learn:

The importance of a hotline

Types of tips generated from a hotline

The psychology of a tipster

How to handle hotline tips


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Presenters: Janet McHard, CFE, CPA and Beth A. Mohr
Recording Date: February 24, 2011
Duration: 100 Minutes 

field of study: Specialized Knowledge 

Last Updated: March 2015

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