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       July 16, 2009 | The Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

                                                                                                                 HRDF Claimable
                                                                                                                Under SBL Scheme

                                                            July 16, 2009
                                                        The Legend Hotel
                                                                             WORKSHOP HIGHLIGHTS
                                                           Kuala Lumpur     Reflections: Fraud - A Growing Problem
                                                                            Corporate Failures: What Went Wrong and
                                                                            Lessons to be Learned
                                                                            Fraud Schemes
                                                                            The Process of Investigation
                                                                            Special Skills Training: Profiling Skills
                                                                            Building the Fraud Prevention Programme
                                                                            Creating a Whistle-Blowing Programme
                                                                                                                          WORKSHOP PROGRAMME
Corporate fraud is a phenomenon that could affect           This Workshop provides an insight on corporate             08:30 a.m. - 09:00 a.m.        REGISTRATION
every organisation across the world. Lately, many           failures and the lessons to be learned. It also            09:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.        REFLECTIONS: FRAUD - A GROWING PROBLEM
corporate frauds had unfolded worldwide that had            provides an insight on commonly used fraud                                                • Recent corporate failures: What went wrong and lessons to be learned
resulted billion of dollars in fraud losses. According      schemes and how a proper and effective fraud                                              • International and local case studies
to statistic, of more than 5,000 companies in 40            investigation should be handled in a legal setting.                                       • Red flags and how to find the landmines in financial accounts
countries surveyed, over 43% reported suffering             The Workshop will also discuss how you can build a                                        • Forensic accounting and auditing defined
one or more significant corporate frauds. Fraud             fraud prevention programme including introducing a
                                                                                                                       10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.        COFFEE BREAK
remains one of the most problematic issues for              whistle-blowing programme. There will also be a
business worldwide, with no abatement, regardless           special skills training on profiling suspects and          11:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m.        FRAUD SCHEMES
of a company’s country of operation, industry sector        witnesses in an investigation.                                                            • Fraudulent financial reporting
or size.                                                                                                                                              • Misappropriation of assets
                                                                                                                                                      • Corruption

                                                                                                                                                      • Kickbacks
                                                                                                                                                      THE PROCESS OF FORENSIC ACCOUNTING AND INVESTIGATION
                                                                                                                                                      • Purpose of investigation
 Chief finance officers & finance managers                                                                                                            • Problem recognition and planning
                                                                                                                                                      • How to obtain evidence
 Audit committee members
                                                                                                                                                      • Understanding complex transactions
 Heads and senior officers of risk management and internal audit                                                                                      • Recording statements from witnesses vs. suspects
 External auditors                                                                                                                                    • Getting documentary evidence
 Business consultants                                                                                                                                 • Preparing a report
 Academicians                                                                                                          01:00 p.m. - 02:00 p.m.        LUNCH
 Others who are interested to know more about forensic accounting and investigation                                    02:00 p.m. - 03:30 p.m.        SPECIAL SKILLS TRAINING: PROFILING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                      • Reading people right the first time

                                                                                                                                                      • The art of profiling
                                                                                                                                                      HOW TO BUILD THE FRAUD PREVENTION PROGRAMME
                                                                                                                                                      • Through a fraud prevention plan
 Registration Fee:          MICPA Members                       RM350.00                                                                              • Through an effective audit committee
 (per participant)                                                                                                                                    • Fraud risk management
                            Others                              RM425.00                                                                              • Auditor’s checklist for considering fraud in audits of financial statements
                                                                                                                       03:30 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.        COFFEE BREAK
Staff of MICPA members’ firms who are not MICPA members are entitled to the preferential rate
of registration fee (RM350.00 per participant) provided the firm registers at least 3 participants for                 04:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.        CREATING A WHISTLE-BLOWING PROGRAMME IN AN
the workshop.                                                                                                                                         • Whistle-blowing provisions and protection under the Malaysian law
                                                                                                                                                      • Executing the whistle-blowing programme
The registration fee covers documentation, lunch and coffee breaks.                                                                                   • Essential factors to develop an effective whistle-blowing
MICPA CPD Hours : 8 Hours                                                                                                                             • Evaluating the authenticity of the information
                                                              Closing Date for
MIA CPE Hours    : 8 Hours                                     Registration:                                           05:00 p.m                      END
HRDF Claimable Under SBL Scheme                                 July 9, 2009

                                                                                                                          PROFILE OF WORKSHOP LEADER
All cancellations must be notified in writing. An administrative charge of 20% of the registration fee will be        MR RANJIT SINGH is the Managing Director of               perspective of internal audit best practices as he has
levied for cancellations received before the closing date for registration. There will be no refund of the            Columbus Circle Advisory Sdn Bhd, a company               completed assignments in more than 30 countries.
registration fee if cancellation is received after the closing date for registration. However, should a participant   specialising in risk management, internal audit and
be unable to attend, a replacement may be sent. Any difference in fee payment will be charged accordingly.            forensic accounting services.                             Mr Ranjit is a member of the MICPA and MIA and an
                                                                                                                                                                                Associate Member of the Association of Certified
Disclaimer:                                                                                                           Mr Ranjit is also an experienced fraud examiner and       Fraud Examiners. He holds a Master in Business
The organiser reserves the right to make any amendments to the programme, venue, speaker replacements,                one of the very few internal auditors in South East       Administration degree and was the Vice President of
topics or cancellation of the event if warranted by circumstances beyond its control.                                 Asia to have been certified by the IIA as an Internal     The Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia.
                                                                                                                      Quality Assessor. He has a truly international

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