Fraud Prevention and Investigation
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate in depth knowledge of the types of fraud that can be perpetrated on individuals and organisations;
- critically analyse a range of diverse situations that lead to the perpetration of fraud in an organisational setting;
- identify and critically evaluate methods of fraud prevention, detection, and investigation; and
- critically evaluate mechanisms of control and governance used to prevent and detect fraud in contemporary organisational settings.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
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- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Travel requirements - Travel may be required to attend the Final Examination for this subject.
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Where calculators are permitted in examinations, it must be selected from an approved list, which can be accessed from the Further Information link below.
This subject introduces the pervasive problem of fraud and how it affects individuals, organisations and society. It aims to develop students' understanding of the causes of fraud and enable them to recognise the significance of this understanding in effective fraud fighting. Topics covered include methods for the prevention, detection, investigation and resolution of frauds committed against organisations and individuals.
Online Quiz: Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2 Written Assignment 1: 2500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4 Written Assignment 2: 2500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes, 1, 2, 3, 4 Final Examination: 2 hrs 15 mins. Students must receive at least 50% in the exam (and at least 50% overall) to receive a pass (or better) in the subject. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4 UNE manages supervised exams associated with your UNE subjects. Prior to census date, UNE releases exam timetables. They’ll email important exam information directly to your UNE email address.
- Written Assignment 1 (15%)
- Written Assignment 2 (15%)
- Quiz (10%)
- Final Examination (60%)