It’s estimated that the cost of fraud to UK businesses could be as high as £190 billion each year, with over 70 per cent of fraud occurring in the private sector and over 20 per cent in the public sector.
An increasing number of companies are experiencing fraud, or finding they need to invest more to prevent it. Ensuring your organisation understands the different types of fraud and how to prevent it is vital, and will help you protect your business and employees from the serious consequences fraud can result in.
The Highfield e-learning Introduction to Fraud and Fraud Prevention Short Course is designed to help your organisation understand the nature of fraud, how you may be vulnerable and its effects. It will give you the knowledge needed to reduce risk within your organisation and implement anti-fraud policies.
The course forms part of a suite of short e-learning course that focus on different types of economic crime, and is ideal for employees in busy workplaces who need to understand the issues around fraud.
Who is it aimed at?
Any employee who may be in a position where fraud is a potential risk, as well as their managers. It can also be used as a stand-alone module by anyone interested in finding out more about economic crime and the legislative requirements placed on individuals and businesses to combat it.
No prior knowledge needed.
20 to 40 minutes.
The Highfield e-learning Introduction to Fraud and Fraud Prevention Short Course covers key areas including:
the definition of fraud
different types of fraud
legislation relevant to fraud
the consequences of fraud for individuals, businesses and organisations
the facts that explain how and why fraud occurs
circumstances that increase the likelihood of fraud occurring
fraud risk management
creating a zero-tolerance culture
preventing and detecting fraud
How it works
Our e-learning is available to use on multiple platforms such as tablets, PCs and laptops. All you need is an internet connection. Learners simply log on to the Highfield Learner Management System (LMS) and work their way through the course, along with the scenarios that provide them with real-life context.
Learners are assessed at the end of the course by multiple-choice questions.
Learners will receive a Highfield e-learning completion certificate, which is downloadable upon successfully finishing the course.
Why choose RT e-learning?
The use of interactive quizzes and simulation tasks, based on realistic scenarios from genuine workplace environments, means E-Learners can more readily acquire skills and knowledge meaningful to their own work-based practices.
E-Learning can accommodate many different learning styles and can engage the learner via a range of rich and stimulating approaches, which are more relevant to the subject requirements, than can often be achieved in normal classroom-based learning.
We are registered as an approved centre with Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance; a global leader in regulated and work-based learning qualifications. Highfield is regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, SQA Accreditation, the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA), and the Security Industry Authority (SIA).
Highfield is also recognised by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) as an apprentice assessment organisation (AAO) and registered on the Register of Apprentice Assessment Organisations (RoAAO).
As a direct result of this commitment, we can guarantee the fulfilment of our client’s needs and be assured of our client’s satisfaction.
For further information on this course or to discuss any further requirements please use our form or call 03333 44 2176