In-Person Seminar

Contract and Procurement Fraud Workshop

  • May 8, 2024 8:00 a.m.
  • New York, NY
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Building on the foundation provided in the Contract and Procurement Fraud seminar, this workshop provides you with an opportunity to apply your knowledge in an interactive setting. 

You will work through practical exercises and case studies to hone your ability to prevent, detect and respond to contract and procurement fraud. 

From understanding the personality risk profiles of the typical procurement fraudster to reviewing a contract file to uncover potential fraud, this workshop provides a deep dive into best practices in combating threats in the contract and procurement functions.


Previous attendance at the Contract and Procurement Fraud seminar or similar level of knowledge.

You Will Learn How To:

Recognize and navigate the nuances of conducing international investigations involving contract and procurement fraud schemes.

Determine the degree of evidence required to meet administrative civil and criminal thresholds for resolution.

Map various procurement methods to relevant high-risk schemes and the related integrity controls used to prevent potential misconduct.

Examine the documents found in a typical contract folder for red flags of fraud.

Develop procurement fraud risk theories based on evidence presented.

Location & Venue

Event Venue

530 5th Ave, Floor 9
New York, NY 10036

Hotel Information

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CPE Information

CPE Credit: 8
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: In Person

Credit by Field of Study

Auditing: 8

Registration & Fees

Registration Fee:

Member Price: $425
Non-Members: $525

**You may register for the 2-day Contract and Procurement Fraud course alone, or with the 1-day Contract and Procurement Fraud Workshop. However you may not register for the Contract and Procurement Fraud Workshop alone. 

Course Outline

Day 1

  • 8:00 – 9:20 a.m. International Investigation

    You’ll begin the workshop portion of this class with a case exercise focused on international investigations. You will examine the contract requirements of an international project and review details of the company that was awarded the contract. Follow the concerns that prompted an investigation and then identify elements of potential legal offenses. We will also discuss specific players in the scheme and what legal charges you think should be brought against them.

  • 9:35 – 10:55 a.m. Methods Used to Acquire Goods and Services

    Each step in the procurement process is susceptible to unique fraud risks. Building off the foundation laid in the previous 2-day seminar, this session dives deeper into the various weak points within procurement and the relevant integrity controls that can be used to prevent potential misconduct within those processes. Using an interactive exercise, you will visualize the traditional procurement processes phases and elaborate on the steps, personnel, and purpose of each phase, as well as what fraud schemes are most likely to occur in each phase and how they can best be prevented.

  • 11:10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Is It Administrative, Civil or Criminal?

    When investigating a case of contract and procurement fraud, a fraud examiner should be aware of the varying degrees of evidence required to meet the thresholds for administrative, civil, and criminal resolutions. Through practical exercises, this session will explore the types of legal actions available in different situations and how to meet the related evidence thresholds.

  • 1:30 – 2:50 p.m. The Contract Folder

    The typical contract folder should contain numerous documents—each of which might contain red flags of fraud. During this session, you will review examples of contract documents and folders and look for warning signs of misconduct.

  • 3:05 – 4:25 p.m. Capstone Exercise: The Lighthouse

    Bringing all of the previous discussions together, this capstone session will give you the opportunity to apply everything you've learned. You will review a contract, identify the relevant procurement fraud risk theories, assess what schemes might be occurring and identify mitigating procurement integrity controls that can be used to help mitigate fraud risk.


Tom Caulfield, CFE, CIG, CIGI -

Tom Caulfield

Chief Operating Officer
Procurement Integrity Consulting Services



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