Ethics, Integrity and Fraud Awareness

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Singapore- One Day Program
CSI CPE credits: 8
Background: Of late, the continuing influence and impact which personal and professional ethics exerts upon individuals and organizations, and the factors which influence organizational ethics, has been thrust into the headlines of the populous. The ethical issues faced daily by organizations and their employees are neither always straightforward nor easy to resolve. Results of unethical behavior by bank employees, and the impact of ethics upon organizations, is a topic of growing concern in corporate board rooms around the world. This one day training will examine the timely and important topic of ethics and its relevance and importance to overall corporate wellbeing. In particular, what factors influence the likelihood that an individual will act ethically or less than ethical, and what this means to management, the organization, and internal controls in general. It also examines the question, if the compliance officers are doing all that they are suppose to do, in the manner that they are suppose to do it, why does fraud still occurs?
Audience: This training is intended for anyone charged with designing or implementing processes aimed at creating organizational change and who needs to understand the impact that ethical business practices have on organizational behavior, culture, and business practices, individuals responsible for assessing their organization's values, ethic programs, training, policies and procedures or have an impact on their organization's expectations or standards for ethical employee behavior. Professionals who may also be interested in this seminar include; Compliance Officers, Risk Managers, internal and external auditors, General Counsels, Chief Information Officers, Chief Security Officers, Controllers, Chief Privacy Officers, Corporate Ethic Officers, Human Relations professionals charged with developing and implementing corporate ethic programs, and any individual who wishes to learn how to assess ethical practices (or shortcomings) within workplace environments.
Prerequisites: Other than a willingness to learn, there is no prerequisite for this seminar.
Objectives: After completing this training, participants will be able to:
• Understand the interrelated nature of organizational functions and components as they relate to establishing an ethically compliant organization. That means the role of Compliance, Risk Management and Internal Audit in Financial Institutions in preventing fraud and unethical behavior.
• Identify the role of organizational values in driving strategic goals and objectives
• Discover the role that personal values play in driving individual employee choices and decisions
• Pinpoint the underlying causes of patterns of unethical and/or undesired employee behavior
• Staff discipline and how to reduce the incidence of employee conflict between the intended change and their personal ethical standards and expectations
Course Outline:
What is Ethics and Integrity?
• What really is Ethics
• What is Integrity in the work place
• Business Ethics: Some Key Issues
What is Fraud?
• Who commits fraud
• Why do people commit fraud
• The Many Forms of Occupational fraud
• A Framework for understand fraud and unethical behaviour
Ethical model for Decision Making (Practical and Participative Case Study)
• Why do people behave unethically
• The Temptation Triangle
• Questioning Professional Responsibility & Ethical Conduct
• Establishing Ethics Policies
The Trilogy of Controls
• Internal Controls or Eternal Controls?
Can Ethics Be Taught?
• Ethics in Practice
What is Fraud Risk Management (FRM)?
• How can you know whether the auditors are Auditing or “Auditioning”?
• How can you know whether the Compliance officer is Faking it or Making it ?
• How can you tell whether risk management is Risk or is Management?

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Ethics, Integrity and Fraud Awareness

  1. 1. A Value-Added Training for Financial Institutions in assessing Organizational and Individual Ethics Ethics, Integrity and Fraud Awareness By Tommy Seah, FCPA, ACIB, CFE, FAIA, MSID ACFE World Headquarters Regent Emeritus Singapore- One Day Program CSI CPE credits: 8 Background: Of late, the continuing influence and impact which personal and professional ethics exerts upon individuals and organizations, and the factors which influence organizational ethics, has been thrust into the headlines of the populous. The ethical issues faced daily by organizations and their employees are neither always straightforward nor easy to resolve. Results of unethical behavior by bank employees, and the impact of ethics upon organizations, is a topic of growing concern in corporate board rooms around the world. This one day training will examine the timely and important topic of ethics and its relevance and importance to overall corporate wellbeing. In particular, what factors influence the likelihood that an individual will act ethically or less than ethical, and what this means to management, the organization, and internal controls in general. It also examines the question, if the compliance officers are doing all that they are suppose to do, in the manner that they are suppose to do it, why does fraud still occurs? Audience: This training is intended for anyone charged with designing or implementing processes aimed at creating organizational change and who needs to understand the impact that ethical business practices have on organizational behavior, culture, and business practices, individuals responsible for assessing their organization's values, ethic programs, training, policies and procedures or have an impact on their organization's expectations or standards for ethical employee behavior. Professionals who may also be interested in this seminar include; Compliance Officers, Risk Managers, internal and external auditors, General Counsels, Chief Information Officers, Chief Security Officers, Controllers, Chief Privacy Officers, Corporate Ethic Officers, Human Relations professionals charged with developing and implementing corporate ethic programs, and any individual who wishes to learn how to assess ethical practices (or shortcomings) within workplace environments. Prerequisites: Other than a willingness to learn, there is no prerequisite for this seminar.
  2. 2. Objectives: After completing this training, participants will be able to: • Understand the interrelated nature of organizational functions and components as they relate to establishing an ethically compliant organization. That means the role of Compliance, Risk Management and Internal Audit in Financial Institutions in preventing fraud and unethical behavior. • Identify the role of organizational values in driving strategic goals and objectives • Discover the role that personal values play in driving individual employee choices and decisions • Pinpoint the underlying causes of patterns of unethical and/or undesired employee behavior • Staff discipline and how to reduce the incidence of employee conflict between the intended change and their personal ethical standards and expectations Course Outline: What is Ethics and Integrity? • What really is Ethics • What is Integrity in the work place • Business Ethics: Some Key Issues What is Fraud? • Who commits fraud • Why do people commit fraud • The Many Forms of Occupational fraud • A Framework for understand fraud and unethical behaviour Ethical model for Decision Making (Practical and Participative Case Study) • Why do people behave unethically • The Temptation Triangle • Questioning Professional Responsibility & Ethical Conduct • Establishing Ethics Policies The Trilogy of Controls • Internal Controls or Eternal Controls? Can Ethics Be Taught? • Ethics in Practice What is Fraud Risk Management (FRM)? • How can you know whether the auditors are Auditing or “Auditioning”? • How can you know whether the Compliance officer is Faking it or Making it ?
  3. 3. • How can you tell whether risk management is Risk or is Management? Tommy is someone that you would like to meet and to know. Straight talking, sincere, kind, helpful and without pretences, he is truly a man of strong conviction and blessed with many practical talents. First and foremost, he is a World Class hands-on accountant He has worked as an Accountant and Auditor for some of the largest companies in the world. He is a tried and tested accountant with a very firm grip on financial products. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a member of The Board of Regents of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Board based in Texas, USA. CFE is a very well recognized post graduate professional qualification by The World Bank, The Asian Development Bank, the USA Central Intelligence Agency in it’s recruitment of auditors for combating fraud and the FBI for combating Financial Crimes. His services in providing technical training and consultancy in AML and Basel II systems implementation is much sought after by numerous banks in the region, including Singapore, Malaysia, China, Indonesia, Brunei, Thailand, Philippines and Taiwan. To this very day, he holds the top honor and the highest possible position of being the one and only Regent Emeritus form the Asia Pacific Rim. For that very reason and all the fraud cases he has undertaken, he is very often refereed to as “The No. 1 Fraud Buster in Asia”. Tommy's previous experience includes systems based auditing in an American International Bank, where he was the Senior Regional Auditor responsible for the Bank's audit in the Asia Pacific region. He has also held the top executive position of Chief of Internal Audit in a prime offshore bank where his audit duties cover the Singapore and Hong Kong operations of the bank. His brief covers all areas of the bank's audit of operations and IT systems. Prior to this, he was Head of Operations of a foreign bank. Tommy Seah is a prolific writer of technical articles. The FIG is the authoritative and definitive text on Financial Instruments designed to be used in the world wide banking industry. This publication has received excellent review and first class commendation from some of the most authoritative professional certification body and top rated banks in the world. In addition to being a Fellow Member of two internationally recognized prestigious leading UK Accountancy body and an Associate of The Australian National Institute of Accountants, Tommy holds professional graduate diplomas from two Banking Institutes including the prestigious Chartered Institute of Bankers (UK). Besides being a qualified fellow member of two U.K. professional accounting bodies, he is also a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (USA) and Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), previously known as EDP Auditors Association (USA). For the past thirty years, Tommy has trained numerous bank auditors and consulted by numerous lawyers in the region. Financial Instruments, Foreign Exchange, Money Market Options, Derivatives and Swaps are his special interests. He devotes a substantial portion of his time in research work and is presently available on retainer to selected established banks for loss prevention consultancy. Today, he is still very much a hands-on accountant, auditor, investigator and SOX 404 Compliance examiner. He is one of those people that you would like to meet in person, if for no other reason, than to find out for yourself, that, notwithstanding his unenviable profession, why is he so immensely popular and such a social magnet everywhere he goes.

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