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With the several high profile cases of corrupt practices reported in recent years, we often ask how they could have happened and if they could have been avoided. In this highly practical workshop, we will take a deeper look at the practical methods for preventing corrupt practices in an organisation as well as red flags and other mechanisms for identifying corrupt practices early so that they can be adequately addressed.

What you will learn

At the end of this workshop, you will:

  • Have a better knowledge and the skills to identify possibilities of corrupt practices
  • Understand the key risks associated with the critical functions in organisations that are vulnerable to corrupt practices
  • Learn how to improve the controls and management process to minimise and/or prevent such corrupt practices from happening.

Programme Outline

  • Corrupt practices: What are they? How to identify them?
  • Characteristics of businesses and public sector: differences and similarities in corrupt practices and approaches in handling them
  • Discuss the key risks associated with the critical functions such as procurement, management of assets, customer relations
  • Identify the key components in these functions
  • Internal controls & its importance for these functions
  • Design of a good internal controls system for these functions
  • Practical tools for prevention of corrupt practices
  • Impact on recent developments in both commercial and public sectors

This workshop qualifies for 7.0 CPE hours in Ethics and Professionalism (Category 2).

Target Audience

  • Accountants and Auditors
  • Business Executives who would like to have an understanding on how corrupt practices have happened and the practical ways to minimize and / or prevent such practices

Expert Speaker

Christopher Go
FCCA , CIA, CA Singapore, M.S.I.D. , PGrad. Dip. in Mktg (CIM UK), ACTA

Christopher is the Executive Director of a professional firm specializing in internal audit, corporate governance and risk management. He is a Certified Internal Auditor with the Institute of Internal Auditors and is an accredited assessor by the Institute in Internal Quality Assessment and Validation.

Christopher has more than 17 years of auditing experience. He specialises in internal audit, corporate governance and risk management works. Having worked in large SGX-listed companies and established public accounting firms, including as Head/Director of internal audit & risk management divisions, he has vast experiences in setting up internal audit functions, internal controls and corporate governance reviews, enterprise risk management and fraud investigations. His other experiences include IT auditing, risk assessment, control self-assessment, setting up of quality management system, SOP documentation and ISO 9001 implementation.

Christopher holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Ottawa University, and had served in the committees of the Singapore Institute of Directors and ACCA Singapore.

This is a face-to-face event to be conducted on 22nd October 2021. ACCA members will enjoy the members' fee of $400.18 (including GST). Kindly key in the promo code "ACCA21" during registration. You will be requested to furnish your ACCA membership number upon receipt of our confirmation.

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