Procurement Fraud - Online OIG Academy Elective

This 1-day class gives procurement officials and other public employees the tools to prevent and detect procurement fraud.

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Procurement fraud undermines efforts to ensure fair and open competition for public contracts, and it often creates a hidden cost for taxpayers and vendors alike.

Class dates: No session.

Class time: 8:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Credits: 6

Cost: $200

  • Registration closes two weeks before the class start date.
  • Blackboard® or other virtual platform login details will be emailed to registrants.


  • Fraud theory
  • Tools for preventing and detecting fraud
  • Assessing the risks of procurement fraud
  • Case studies in procurement fraud
  • Different types of procurement fraud, including bid-rigging and collusion, product substitution, tailored bids, kickbacks, false claims, unjustified sole source awards, bid manipulation and more

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Last updated: October 4, 2023
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