Procurement, Supply Chain Fraud and Theft Prevention

Overview

This 2-day Masterclass on “Procurement and Supply Chain Fraud and Theft Prevention” provides attendees a strategic understanding on how to avoid procurement and supply chain fraud. This Masterclass will highlight the red flags in procurement fraud and ways to deal with it. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to master the right investigation techniques in exposing fraud cases. Drawing examples from real life case studies, this Masterclass will demonstrate on how to identify procurement fraud while offering an interactive roundtable discussion of current procurement fraud prevention best practices.

What you will learn from this Masterclass:

  • IDENTIFY the red flags of bribery and corruption
  • REDUCE the risk of vendor fraud
  • DEVELOP an investigation plan to respond to suspected procurement fraud
  • GAIN INSIGHTS into APT’s ‘Advance Persistent Threats’ and Security Protection and Preventative methods
  • UNDERSTAND and EMPLOY the different approaches in identifying fraud
  • CREATE a procurement process that is free from fraud
Who will attend
  • Business and Operational Managers
  • Certified Fraud Examiners and other anti-fraud professionals 
  • Compliance Officers
  • Controllers and corporate managers
  • Corporate Lawyers and Legal Advisors
  • Financial auditors
  • Forensic and management accountants, accounts payable and financial analysts
  • Governance, risk management officers
  • Government procurement officers
  • Internal auditors
  • Procurement officers
  • Strategic and Corporate Planners
  • Other operations professionals who are seeking to understand more about the procurement process, as well as learn about different procurement fraud schemes and the measures to deter, prevent or detect them.

 

Trainer

Expert Trainer has delivered CIPP, CIWP, CHRM training programmes in a number of countries including Australia, United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kenya, South Africa, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Zambia, China, Ghana and Namibia.

Expert Trainer has an extensive educational background in operating adult education programmes in fields such as international business, human resources management, marketing, procurement, logistics, warehouse and supply chain management for the Australian Institute of Export, Swinburne University, Griffith University, Swinburne University and the North Western Christian University among others.

In addition to this, Expert Trainerhas more than 19 years of experience, in providing public procurement and supply contracts in Hong Kong, where he has worked with and assisted various departments of the HKSAR Government and assisted in various Defence and Security Consulting projects in PRC China, Africa and Australia. Expert Trainer has also been identified as a respected specialist in consulting and assisted in a number of start-up cooperation’s for private and public Europe based companies, who wish to set up businesses or trade with private and state owned enterprise companies in PRC China. 

Case Studies

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Case Study 1

Case Study - Siemens Bribery Investigation (A global Bribery Investigation that lasted several years) – Group Discussion

Modern Supply Chains are not just plagued by fraud they are laden with Security Issues and Risk – Delegates will look at a number of Disruptions and their Exposure and ways they can Improve their Existing Operation Model 

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Case Study 2

Cyber Theft Using Online Scams And Hacking Fraud

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Case Study 3

Hackers Being Invited By the Pentagon To Hack In To Five Pentagon Websites

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Class Exercise 1

Identifying a Procurement Fraud

Delegates will participate in an activity to correctly identify Procurement payment fraud using techniques and solutions from the morning session to correctly locate and uncover the fraud

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Class Exercise 2

Delegates will work in teams to use the new information about the Ice Berg Theory and use it to demonstrate risks in an organisation.

HIGH IMPACT LEARNING - Class Exercise 3

Delegates will work in teams applying the ICE BERG Theory with the ICE CUBE Theory to deal with immediate and developing risks by designing and applying a mind map 

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel

392, Havelock Road,

Singapore 169663

T: (65) 6733 0880 

W: https://www.millenniumhotels.com/en/singapore/grand-copthorne-waterfront/

Industry Insights
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Advanced Outcome-based Contracting

Outcome based Contracting
Overview

Being listed as one of the best sourcing principals when buying services, Ministry of Manpower (9 March 2017), this training is specifically designed to help attendees gain a strategic understanding on Outcome Based Contract. 

Day 1 of the workshop will start by setting the theoretical foundation for the program and the supporting sourcing/contracting models before focusing on the importance of internal alignment and communication with stakeholders.  It will then move on to how organisations can action their strategy in the approaches they make to the marketplace via suitable ‘Request For …’ models (such as Request for Proposal or Request for Partner).  How to assess submissions or prospective suppliers/service providers will be illustrated using a number of approaches that are drawn from a wide range of sources.  Finally, the day will conclude by reviewing in detail the Relationship First/Contract Second approach via the ‘Getting to We’ model for relationship development.

Day 2 will introduce the collaborative, performance based and relational contracting.  Called the Vested Outsourcing model, it is defined by both solid economic theory underpinnings and a raft of successful case studies from around the world.  Participants will be introduced to the 10-step process for developing a Vested Deal, the structure of such a deal and the contents of each step.  Important elements such as the ‘Requirements Roadmap’, Pricing Model (versus just a price) and Governance Structures will be covered in depth.  Finally, the last session will bring together everything covered earlier in to a call to action to develop a strategy and implementation plan.

What will you learn from attending this workshop:

    • Understand the different types of contractual arrangements that are available.
    • Learn how a collaborative, performance based and relational contract will outperform a transactional arrangement in the right circumstances.
    • Adopt the right tools to to assess your situation and requirements so you can choose the right contractual model.
    • Select the right ‘Go to Market’ approach to find a partner/supplier that is consistent with your chosen contracting method.
    • Identify and execute a step-by-step guide to developing the right kind of relationships that will support the collaborative, performance based and relational style of contracts.
    • Adopt the Vested Outsourcing model of collaborative, performance based and relational contracting.
Who will attend

Professionals, Heads of Departments, Managers, Executives responsible for

  • Contracts
  • Maintenance
  • Operations
  • Procurement
  • Projects
  • Purchasing
  • Sourcing
  • Supply management

Examples of job titles:

  • CEO, COO, General Manager
  • Purchasing Director/ Manager
  • Procurement Director / Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Senior Buyer
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Contracts Manager
  • Commercial Manager
  • Business Manager
Trainer

Course Trainer is an experienced, commercially orientated and well qualified Supply Chain and Business Leader with corporate and consulting experience in Australia, Asia, USA and Europe. Course Trainer has wide ranging experience in Automotive, Health, SME, Manufacturing and Distribution Businesses. He has in-depth knowledge of advanced business techniques such as Kaizen, TQM, 6Sigma/Lean, Line of Site and Hoshin Kanri. During his career Andrew has identified and implemented best practice processes such as Advanced Planning, CPFR, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI), DIFOT measurement, Supply Chain Assessments, SCOR and Supply Chain Risk Management and Assessment. Andrew’s experience in Supply Chain improvement techniques such as Value Stream Mapping, 5S, Activity Based Mapping and Analytics have delivered measurable benefits for employers and clients. He has also had responsibility for developing global strategic plans in a Fortune 500 corporation.

Course Trainer works with clients from industries such as automotive, logistics, health and agricultural production businesses to find improvement opportunities in their supply chain operations.  He also assists partners is setting up collaborative relational contracts as a deal coach. He has also written a number of articles for magazines and whitepapers and case studies.  Collaborative and relationship based contracting is a passion of Course Trainer 's and he has spoken at a number of conferences and run numerous workshops on this subject.

Case Studies

Case Studies in Vested Outsourcing, Government and Private Sector examples

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements. 

Venue

Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel

392, Havelock Road,

Singapore 169663

T: (65) 6733 0880 

W: https://www.millenniumhotels.com/en/singapore/grand-copthorne-waterfront/

Industry Insights

Outcome-based procurement to be introduced in selected sectors: MOF
Read more at http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/outcome-based-procurement-to-be-introduced-in-selected-sectors-m-8087926

Singapore to introduce outcome-based procurement

Read more at https://procurementandsupply.com/2016/05/singapore-introduce-outcome-based-procurement/

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The Art of Negotiating Commercial Contracts

The art of negotiating commercial contracts
Overview

Contracts are a critical part of all businesses, in which commercial obligations are recorded and enforced. Most contracts of any complexity arise through a process that includes negotiation. The purpose of this intensive training is to equip delegates on negotiation process in the context of contracts (and disputes arising out of contracts) and demonstrate how a fairly straightforward improved technique can lead to better outcomes for your company.

The training will look at the basics of how contracts are formed, as this is crucial to gain an understanding of what points to be negotiated. It will also look at how you should prepare for negotiation, and what work is needed before you enter a negotiation.

 

Key Takeaways from Attending This Workshop:

  • Understand why contracts are used and how they are formed.
  • Appreciate different approaches in different legal systems and cultures.
  • Ensure you are dealing with people with appropriate authority.
  • Explore the importance of negotiation preparation and techniques.
  • Learn how negotiation fits in with different methods of procurement.
  • Identify how to set appropriate targets in negotiations.
  • Analyse the different roles used in negotiations.
  • Gain practical techniques for improving negotiation and ensuring desired outcome.
  • Resolve dispute through appropriate negotiation to avoid courts and arbitration.
  • Discover latest techniques in dispute resolution negotiation including mediation.
Who will attend
  • Legal Managers
  • Contracts Managers
  • Contracts Administrators
  • Commercial Managers
  • Corporate Counsels
  • Lawyers
  • Legal Advisors
  • Compliance Officers
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Procurement Managers
  • Business Development

From across ALL the industries and all those involved in the negotiation, drafting and management of commercial business contracts.

Trainer
Case Studies
Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements. 

Venue

Venue to be confirmed.

Industry Insights
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