Remote Investigations Webinar Series (On-Demand Webinar)


CPE Credit: 3 
Course Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None


Description:

This series on remote investigations includes three 50-minute webinars presented by Bret Hood, CFE.

Part 1: Planning and Preparing for Remote Investigations 
In part one of the Remote Investigations on-demand webinar series you will learn how to plan and prepare for a remote investigation. Expand upon methods to corroborate information without access to proper files, including the potential use of informants. Explore ways to create the most relevant multi-disciplinary team to assist you in investigations, consider how to expand your personal network and identify the best open sources of information. 

Part 2: Conducting Remote Interviews 
Part two of the series will help you sharpen the skills you need to conduct effective remote interviews. Identify techniques to promote honesty in an interview setting where the interviewer and interviewee do not share the same physical space and learn how to build rapport with interviewees using verbal cues. Explore how the rule of reciprocity relates to interviewing and how to define equivocation in an interviewing context. 

Part 3: Conducting Remote Investigations and Presenting Findings 
Part three of the series explores how to conduct remote investigations and prepare relevant reports to present your findings. Expand upon best practices to gather evidence in remote investigations and identify effective chain-of-custody measures, as well as basic protections against cyber compromise and crimes when conducting remote investigations. Learn about the importance of mitigating investigative bias through techniques such as the devil’s advocate and consequential reflection approaches. Lastly, develop best practices for writing reports and conveying your findings after an investigation. 
 

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Webinar Information:

PART 1: PLANNING AND PREPARING FOR REMOTE INVESTIGATIONS 
PRESENTER: BRET HOOD, CFE
RECORDING DATE: MAY 18, 2020
DURATION: 50 MINUTES   

PART 2: CONDUCTING REMOTE INTERVIEWS 
PRESENTER: BRET HOOD, CFE
RECORDING DATE: MAY 20, 2020
DURATION: 50 MINUTES  

PART 3: CONDUCTING REMOTE INVESTIGATIONS AND PRESENTING FINDINGS 
PRESENTER: BRET HOOD, CFE
RECORDING DATE: MAY 22, 2020
DURATION: 50 MINUTES  


CPE Information:

Part 1: Planning and Preparing for Remote Investigations 
You Will Learn How To:

  • Design methods to improve hotline performance 
  • Recognize effects on internal reporting mechanisms
  • Assess the potential cultural, legal, regulatory and informal issues associated with your remote investigations  
Part 2: Conducting Remote Interviews 
You Will Learn How To:
  • Identify the components of active listening
  • Recall the basic concepts of statement analysis
  • Compare the use of euphemisms when responding to potentially incriminating questions
  • Recognize the importance of focus, especially when the interviewer and interviewee do not share the same physical space

Part 3: Conducting Remote Investigations and Presenting Findings 
You Will Learn How To:
  • Identify best practices for collecting, storing and reviewing evidence
  • Recognize the elements of an intrusion upon seclusion claim and how to avoid such claims
  • Recall best practices for writing fraud examination reports  

 


ADVANCED PREPARATION: NONE

FIELD OF STUDY: COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING

LAST UPDATED: MAY 2020

DELIVERY METHOD: QAS SELF-STUDY

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System Requirements:

Internet access: High-speed connection recommended

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