Most businesses would not exist without reliable outside suppliers. But a few dishonest vendors, contractors or purchasers can cost a company or government agency serious money. This course explores the contracting process from the perspective of fraud.
- Differences between public and private procurement
- Red flags associated with bribery and corruption schemes
- How to uncover procurement fraud schemes
- How outside contractors can contribute to exploiting contracts and procurement processes
- How to perform fraud risk assessments
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You Will Learn How To:
- Relate basic aspects of the processes organizations use to contract for goods and services
- Identify the essential components of an enforceable contract and distinguish between the types of contracts used to purchase goods or services
- Distinguish between public and private procurement
- Identify common civil, criminal and administrative actions for procurement fraud
- Relate key information about the different types of bribery and corruption schemes, and identify red flags and risk factors of such schemes
- Recognize the characteristics and common forms of procurement fraud schemes involving collusion among third-party contractors
- Identify the ways in which procurement employees can collude with outside contractors to exploit contract and procurement processes for fraudulent purposes
- Identify the ways in which perpetrators can commit fraud using procurement methods that do not provide for full and open competition
- Recognize the characteristics and common forms of procurement fraud schemes that occur while contracting parties fulfill their contractual obligations
- Ascertain the technical knowledge required to develop and perform fraud risk assessments
- Determine the appropriate measures to detect and prevent the different types of fraud schemes that target procurement processes
- Determine the appropriate measures to take in investigative efforts to uncover procurement fraud schemes
ADVANCED PREPARATION: NONE
FIELD OF STUDY: SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE
LAST UPDATED: MARCH 2021
DELIVERY METHOD: QAS SELF-STUDY
Table of Contents:
- 1: The Basics of the Contract and Procurement Process
- 2: Contracts in the Procurement Process
- 3: Public Versus Private Procurement
- 4: Criminal Actions in Contract and Procurement Fraud
- 5: Civil and Administrative Actions
- 6: Bribery and Corruption
- 7: Third-Party Fraud in Contract and Procurement
- 8: Collusion Between Employees and Third Parties
- 9: Anti-Competitive Practices
- 10: Performance Schemes
- 11: Fraud Risk Management for Contract and Procurement Fraud
- 12: Detection and Prevention Programs
- 13: Investigating Contract and Procurement Fraud
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