IACRC’s courses are taught by experts and include numerous actual case examples and challenging practical exercises. Where appropriate the courses are tailored to local laws and circumstances in order to ensure that that they meet the needs of the participants.
Combating Corruption and Fraud in Procurement
This course is intended for investigators, auditors, prosecutors and procurement personnel involved in fraud control measures. The instruction covers how procurement fraud schemes operate, their red flags, detection methods, including the use of special software, investigative steps and practical countermeasures.
Combating Corruption and Fraud in Construction
This course addresses the most damaging fraud and corruption schemes that infect major construction projects, with a primary focus on road projects, where the most costly schemes occur. It is intended for investigators, auditors, inspectors, project managers and fraud prevention specialists.
The course examines in depth the most common types of misconduct in the design, procurement, implementation and supervision of major construction projects. A major part of the course is devoted to key steps necessary to ensure corruption-free monitoring, testing and project supervision.
Conducting Financial Investigations
In many parts of the developing world, few investigators or prosecutors have had the necessary training to conduct complex financial investigations in connection with major fraud and corruption cases.
This course focuses on the detection of illicit financial transactions and the collection of direct and circumstantial (indirect) proof of such transactions through related businesses and other entities, as well as cash transactions. The course also includes instruction on the basics of money laundering, international legal assistance measures (MLATs, etc.) and the organization and presentation of financial evidence.
Combating Corruption and Fraud for Auditors
This course prepares auditors to detect fraud and corruption in development and humanitarian projects. It will describe in detail how the most common and costly schemes operate and how they can be detected, including bribery, kickbacks, conflicts of interest, bid rigging and collusive bidding by contractors, fraudulent representations, false claims and product substitution. Prevention measures are also discussed. The instruction will include numerous actual case examples and practical exercises.
Combating Bid Rigging and Collusion for Competition Authorities
This course competition authority personnel on how to detect, prove and prevent collusion, bid rigging and in major contract awards, often as the result of corruption. Automated tools to assist in the detection of bid rigging and collusion are also discussed.
Introduction to Fraud and Corruption in Development and Humanitarian Projects
This course is designed for project personnel, procurement staff, auditors and investigators with little or no prior experience in combating fraud and corruption in international aid projects. The course describes at an introductory level the various types of fraud and corruption risks that occur in such projects and the standard methods of detection, proof and prevention. As with all IACRC training programs, the materials will include numerous actual case examples and practical case exercises.
Cost of Training
IACRC understands that anti-corruption efforts in many countries suffer from serious budget constraints. The cost of each program can be negotiated with each potential recipient.