Procurement Fraud course

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Procurement fraud can be one of the more complex frauds to investigate; there are numerous ways it can be committed and, when investigating it, all options need to be considered. A simple definition of procurement fraud would be ‘fraud within the procurement lifecycle of a product or service, not forgetting long-term maintenance contracts’.


5 Days


  • Those involved in purchasing, albeit as supplier, buyer, materials planner, finance or even end-customer
  • Supervisors, Professionals and staff in the organization who are responsible for overseeing the purchasing function

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At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Learn how unjustified single source award encourages fraud
  • Develop strategic purchasing plans to avoid collusion between suppliers
  • Discuss how purchase orders and variations orders are instrumental in Procurement fraud
  • Determine how to eliminate low value-added processes
  • Be taught how to develop spend profiles
  • Explore many ways of reporting Key Performance Indicators (KPI)


  • Introduction to procurement and procurement fraud;
  • Procurement Fraud and legal elements;
  • Red flags of procurement fraud;
  • Types of procurement fraud schemes;
  • Dealing with collusion in the procurement process;
  • Detection, deterrence and prevention of procurement fraud;
  • Fraud audit process;
  • Fraud Investigation;
  • Developing a fraud investigation plan;
  • Handling of evidence.
  • Strategic Cost Reduction Initiatives
  • Improving the Image of Procurement

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The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate.


The will be held at The IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email: [email protected] 

Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected] 

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