Introduction to Fraud and Fraud Prevention

Introduction to fraud and fraud prevention

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 course

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.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge needed.

Duration

20 to 40 minutes.

Areas covered

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
  • anti-fraud policies
  • preventing and detecting fraud
  • fraud investigation

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.

Certification/accreditation

Learners will receive a Highfield e-learning completion certificate, which is downloadable upon successfully finishing the course.

Why choose Highfield e-learning?

We make the most complex of subjects easier to digest through media and content-rich exercises that motivate and engage learners. All of our e-learning uses interactive exercises and gaming combined with media-rich content, interactive scenarios, and relevant photography and illustrations. Content is provided by industry-leading experts. What that means for your learners is stimulating and engaging content they’ll respond to and, most importantly, remember.

Key elements of our e-learning courses are:

  • interactive exercises/gaming
  • media-rich content
  • interactive 3D scenarios
  • content provided by market leading expertsrelevant photography and illustrations
  • multi-generational content and style

Demo

We’re happy to let our course speak for itself. Click on Demo, then select Learner. Then on the login screen, enter ‘demo’ for both the username and password.

Fact Sheet

You can also view our Fraud and Fraud Prevention Fact Sheet.

Costs

Each Short Course costs just £5 per licence, with discounts available for multiple purchases.

How to purchase

To ensure that course licences are sent to the right account, you will need to create and sign into your Highfield e-learning account to purchase online.

If you already have an account, then please sign in below. If not, click on Create New Account to set up a new one.

You can also call us on 0845 226 0350 / 01302 363277.

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Course licences can be purchased online or over the phone by calling us on 0845 226 0350 / 01302 363277.

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