Cifas Certified Counter Fraud Manager Programme
Become accredited as a Cifas Counter Fraud Manager. Fraud investigations require proficient and skilled oversight by managers and supervisors to succeed. This course teaches you how to create effective investigative strategies, make informed decisions and apply best practice – equipping you to excel in your management role and achieve successful investigative outcomes.
Course Module Details
The accredited Cifas Counter Fraud Manager Programme provides you with the comprehensive knowledge and insightful skills you need across six core Units:
Unit 1: Role and Responsibilities When Managing a Counter Fraud Team or Function
Learn the main leadership and management theories relevant to managing a fraud team. Understand the responsibilities of the role, how to motivate your team, and set and manage tasks. Explore the role of ethics and learn how to apply JAPAN principles to your team’s investigations.
Unit 2: Risk Management and Decision Making in Investigations
Understand risk and decision making using the National Decision Making model and the College of Policing’s ten risk principles, learn how to identify and mitigate risk and make effective decisions.
Unit 3: Implementing the Fraud Deterrence and Investigation Models
Understand and apply the Fraud Investigation Model as a manager to maximise the efficiency and success of your investigations, and know the sanctions availble to you. Know why corporate governance plays a key role in counter fraud. Learn how to undertake fraud health checks, and develop an effective deterrence strategy.
Unit 4: Principles of Investigation Planning and Management
Acquire planning and management skills, from developing your investigative strategy and hypothesis to making key decisions supported by robust rationale. Learn how to effectively review and monitor your progress as the investigation unfolds.
Unit 5: Working Collaboratively With Third Parties
Explore the range of partner organisations and the roles within them that can help with your fraud investigation. Learn the benefits of co-operation with law enforcement and regulators, including how to utilise MoUs and data sharing agreements effectively. Become skilled in negotiation, including effective communication and co-ordination.
Unit 6: Operational Learning, Structured Debriefs and Case Reviews
Understand how to gather and share your learning, and how to structure and prepare debriefs and case reviews.
No prior entry requirements.
Schedule & Teaching
Four days teaching, with six weeks allowed for assignment completion
Four days of scheduled tutor-led online learning, commencing from the start date, followed by six weeks to complete assignment work.