The programme discusses the elements of corruption and its negative consequences. Corruption has detrimental effects in that it deepens poverty, degrades environment and derails economic and social advancement including private sector development. The programme provides exposure and experience in that participants are drawn from diversified backgrounds that is public and private setting.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Officials from both public and private sectors. These include Corporate Managers, Leaders, Board Members, Treasurers, Auditors, Investigators, Lawyers,
Corporate Security Staff, and Bankers. Those that have participated in the basic intervention on prevention, analysis and detection of corporate fraud are eligible to participate.
HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT
At the end of the course participants will be able to:
- Investigate potential and actual instances of corruption;
- Review and evaluate effectiveness of appointing and reporting arrangements for heads of oversight institutions;
- Review compliance with national statutes, United Nations Conventions and
World Bank guidelines;
- Recommend cost effective reforms.
Definition, merits and demerits of corruption; Causes and consequences of corruption; National legislations to curb corruption; The role of oversight institutions; The United Nations Declarations including Lima Declaration against corruption; World Bank Guidelines (Accounting); Cost effectiveness strategic reforms.