Corporate Investigation and Interviewing Skills Workshop

This is a two-day practical workshop designed for a small group (to maximise discussion and practical application of techniques) that utilises a case study to replicate as close as is possible a real-life internal corporate investigation.

Prior to attending the workshop, you will receive our investigation workbook that sets out the case study and investigation good practice guidance. You will be required to undertake some pre-workshop preparation and planning. This pre-workshop preparation is necessary to allow you to focus, at the workshop, on the development of practical investigation skills, whilst receiving continuous feedback and coaching from our corporate investigation experts. 

During the two day workshop you will undertake the following:

  • Assess the issues/allegations including interviewing the reporter of the issues and reviewing the initial information the reporter provided
  • Prepare an investigation plan
  • Review supporting data/documentation
  • Interview a witness
  • Reconsider your investigation plan and review additional information
  • Interview the subject of the issues/allegations
  • Analyse what facts you gathered and identify any gaps in information or knowledge
  • Identify control or process weaknesses
  • Prepare a verbal report of findings and present this report to management

Venue & timings

Date

Tuesday, the 24th of July 2018 and Wednesday, the 25th of July 2018

Time

9:00am to 5:30pm

Venue

Mazars, Block 3, Harcourt Centre, Harcourt Road, Dublin 2

Cost

€600 per person for the two-day workshop

Who should attend?

This workshop is especially relevant to:

  • Individuals who assess issues/allegations and undertake investigations
  • Management who want to understand and implement a high-quality investigation process in their company

Meet your workshop specialists

Justin Moran, Director, Governance, Risk & Internal Control
Justin is a Director in Mazars and is a highly experienced fraud, financial crime and investigations practitioner with experience of performing high profile investigations across multiple sectors, including private, public and regulated entities. Justin’s specific experience includes the performance of financial investigations, protected disclosure investigations, fraud risk assessment, anti-bribery and corruption and internal controls assessment and remediation.
Neil Fletcher, Head of Global Corporate Investigations
Neil Fletcher leads the global investigations service line for Mazars and has extensive international investigations experience in this area. Neil has been an investigator for more than 25 years and a forensic accountant for more than 18 years. He is a Certified Practicing Accountant, a Certified Accounting Technician and a Certified Fraud Examiner. Neil has led and managed forensic and investigation assignments across the UK and in more than 90 countries around the world. His experience includes investigations related to bribery and corruption, competition and anti-trust, fraud and breach of trust, HR and people issues, securities trading breaches, theft and misappropriation of assets, counterfeiting and leaking of confidential information.

Neil and Justin will be further supported by industry recognised fraud and investigation experts, who will also share their valuable experiences and insights.

This includes Michael Fitzgerald, Masters in Fraud Management and a Certified Fraud Examiner. Michael has worked in financial services for the past 30 years, with the last 20 +years concentrating on roles in the area of internal and external fraud management working within the largest institutions in both the UK and Ireland.

Contact

Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact:

Justin Moran Tel: +353 (0)1 449 4461 Email: jmoran@mazars.ie

Download the course brochure HERE

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