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Director Development

Director Knowledge Series 2024 – Session 1 – Managing Fraud Risk

Course details

CPD Points





1-hour session (08:30-09:30)

Course Overview

Fraud is a risk to both the profits and the reputation of all organisations – and it is a risk that is increasing in current economic conditions.

This session will look at the role of the board of directors in fraud prevention and discuss the causes of fraudulent behaviour and the key preventative controls.

In addition to occupational fraud, the session will examine the main threats from cybercrime and consider recent developments in managing fraud risk.

Registration is from 08:15 when refreshments and a light breakfast will be available.

Course Benefits

In attending this session you will benefit from the knowledge of a well-respected speaker and will have the opportunity to ask questions in a Q&A session after the presentation.

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this session please click on the ‘Book Course’ button to the right of this page and login or register for a user account to complete your booking(s). Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected] or call us on 01481 224570.

Course Tutor

  • Steve Giles

    Steve Giles is a chartered accountant with over 25 years’ experience of advising directors and managers on business issues concerning governance, risk and compliance. Whilst at Deloitte, he worked on a number of high-profile assignments including managing the Polly Peck investigation. After leaving Deloitte, Steve has set up and run two companies and has worked in many countries to achieve successful outcomes for his clients with a variety of business issues, including weak board performance, poor risk management, cultural issues, corporate fraud and reputational damage. He specialises in working with directors and senior executives to improve performance.
    Steve speaks extensively around the world on corporate governance, risk management, economic crime and business ethics. His engagements include chairing and speaking at international conferences; lecturing for professional bodies such as the ACCA and ICAEW; facilitating regular corporate governance workshops at the London Stock Exchange; and running hundreds of training courses over the last 15 years. Steve became a course leader with the IoD in 2016.

    Steve is much in-demand because of his expertise and his engaging delivery style. He always ensures that his material combines the latest theory and best-practice techniques with practical tips and advice.
    Steve holds an MA from Christ Church, Oxford, has been a guest lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire and is a published author, his first book being “Managing Fraud Risk” and his most recent one being “The Business Ethics Twin-Track” published by John Wiley & Sons in 2015

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