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Procurement Fraud

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

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.

  • Prerequisite: None
  • Class Level: Basic
  • Instructional Method: Group-Live
  • Advanced Prep: None

Class date:
October 29, 2019, Amherst, MA

Location:
UMass Campus Center, 1 Campus Way, Amherst, MA  01003

Time:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Credits
6

Cost
$200

Topics

  • 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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