Fraud Investigation – What is going wrong where?


As a part of ICMIS-14, this workshop is organized to increase the participants’ understanding of why and how frauds are committed. With the help of some characteristic frauds, the workshop shall investigate different ways in which frauds are committed. Ways and means of fraud detection, fraud prevention and promoting ethical conduct shall also be deliberated on.


Venue: Rembrandt Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand


Date: 5th August 2014


Registration Fee*: USD 195


Content of the workshop

a) Introduction to the workshop

b) Impact and scope of frauds in a globalized economy

c) Different ways of committing frauds

d) Investigation and review of some typical frauds

e) Some frauds in the making

f) Motivation behind committing frauds

g) Recognizing the symptoms of fraud/Analyzing employee and manager behaviors for possible frauds

h) Promoting compliance and ethical conduct in organizations


Who may participate? Faculty members, research scholars, post-graduate students, industry executives


Proposed number of participants Not more than 25


Six major takeaways from the workshop

a) Fraud scrutiny from the perspective of an investigator

b) Sensitization to the possibility of frauds in the environment

c) Skill enhancement for enriched class room interactions

d) Case method of teaching-learning

e) Case development

f) Further research at doctoral and postdoctoral level


Resource Dr. Namrata Sandhu: Ten years of experience in administration and teaching post graduate management classes. Authored over 30 research papers published/ presented at various national and international conferences/journals. In the capacity of a consultant, worked with corporate houses like Cisco Systems, Mahindra and Mahindra, JCT, HDFC, Confederation of Indian Industries etc. Work as a freelance writer for Times of India and as a content writer for IGNOU and GMAT. On the review panel of two national and three international journals. Areas of interest include Ethics and Finance.




* Workshop registration does not include presentation of paper in conference


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