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Fraud & internal controls course


Have you put measures to safeguard your organization resources from misuse, fraud and misappropriation? Have you instituted Internal Controls in your organization? Are you losing money and other resources due to weak controls, fraud, and misuse? As a Director, Manager or even business owner, how do you institute internal controls in your organization?

Weak internal controls expose organizations resources to exploitation. Excessive internal controls reduce productivity, increase the complexity of everyday transactions, and add no value to the organization's activities. Designing and implementing an effective system of Internal Control for your organization or department is an important step towards safeguarding your resources and ensuring efficient utilization. Directors, Senior Managers, Supervisors and even business owners must identify the key internal control exposure areas in your organizations and institute effective control measures as a way of ensuring that organizational resources are safeguarded.


5 Days






 Any staff overseeing a function/ unit

Finance staff

Internal Audit

Risk & Compliance


CFOs and Business owners


At the end of this IRES training course, you will learn:

  • Explain the concepts and principles of internal controls
  • 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

TOPICS TO BE COVERED              

  • Demystifying Internal Controls
  • Internal Controls & Risk Management
  • Role of the Board and Management in setting up Internal Controls
  • Identifying Internal Controls Lapse prone areas and Instituting Controls
  • Fraud Reflags
  • Detecting & Preventing Fraud




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


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254715077817,+254 (020) 211 3814 or mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 25th November 2019.

Send proof of payment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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.

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 02-12-2019
Event End Date 06-12-2019
Cut off date 25-11-2019
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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