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Forensic Accounting in the Public Sector Course


The role of a forensic accounting is often to analyze, interpret, summarize and present complex financial and business related issues in a manner which is both understandable and properly supported. Complex financial transactions will therefore require analysis by forensic accountants to assess whether there has been any wrong doing. In the recent past, the demand for forensic accountants has increased due to the increasing level of prosecution for financial fraud both in the private and the public sectors. Indeed, today world is faced with the reality that fraudulent activities have immensely contributed to the widespread collapse and poor performance of entities in the public sector.


5 Days


  • Senior and middle level managers,
  • accountants,
  • auditors,
  • fraud investigators and anyone who wishes to practice in the area of forensic accounting


At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Explain the concepts and principles of forensic accounting
  • Appreciate the true cost of financial fraud, both in relation to specific businesses/organizations and society as a whole
  • Describe the traits and behavior of those who commit fraud
  • Apply in-depth investigation of fraud detection techniques
  • Conduct gathering of intelligence, case planning, establishing goals and ultimately initiating a case.
  • Gather evidence that can prove or disapprove a case
  • Plan and conduct effective interviews
  • Assess risk factors and best practices in risk prevention
  • Identify different types of cyber-data and crime
  • Establish a forensic team. 


  • Overview of forensic accounting
  • Cost of crime to public organizations
  • The fraudster
  • Fraud detection techniques
  • The investigative process
  • Evidence gathering
  • Evaluation of financial and non-financial evidence
  • Fraud risk assessment
  • Fraud prevention
  • Computer crimes
  • Building a forensic team


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817.

Tel: 020 211 3814.


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B  5th August 2019.

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Payment for all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.

  2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.


This scheduled course can also be tailored for your organization. To find out how our tailor-made training can help your organization, call our team on

Mob: +254 715 077 817,  +254 731 240 802.

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 5 Days
Event Date 12-08-2019
Event End Date 16-08-2019
Cut off date 05-08-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 69,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 790
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 920
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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