DATES: SEP 12-23, 2022    
         
VENUE: IN-PERSON AND ONLINE    apply now button  
       
TUITION: $4200    
       

 

 

 

 

 

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PROCUREMENT INTEGRITY: PREVENTION, INVESTIGATION AND PROSECUTION OF FRAUD

PROCUREMENT AUDIT

 

Overview

This seminar offers an exciting opportunity for personal and professional development, and consists of a combination of two courses: Procurement Integrity: Prevention, Investigation and Prosecution of Fraud; and Procurement Audit. Participants in this course will receive two certificates indicating completion of each seminar. To see descriptions of the topical areas covered, please refer to the two individual seminar links above or the seminar description in the ILI Brochure. In addition, the participants who enroll in this two week combination seminar will have more opportunities to network and can take part in the optional weekend sightseeing tour of Washington D.C. offered to participants who attend seminars lasting two weeks or longer at the ILI.

 

Format

The seminars are currently offered both in-person and online simultaneously, at the choice of the participant. This choice must be indicated at the time of registration. A small number of courses are scheduled to be delivered exclusively in person or online, and are indicated as such in the 2022 schedule. In-Person Only seminars usually start at 9:30 am Washington D.C. time. Daily sessions usually end at 4:00 pm. Breaks (including the lunch break) are allocated as appropriate. Online Only seminars will be delivered through five (for 1-week course) or ten (for 2-weeks course) live online sessions via videoconferencing platform. Each session will last approximately 3.5 hours and will be scheduled to start within a time window of 7:00 am – 8:30 am Washington D.C. time. Hybrid In-Person/Online seminars will start at a time most convenient to both in-person and online participants, and will generally follow the In-Person seminar format. We expect the classes to be highly interactive and can include presentations, case studies and exercises. 

 

Course Advisors

Ms. Sheryl Goodman was formerly the Inspector General for Palm Beach County and the Department of Children & Families, State of Florida. Ms. Goodman has worked in law enforcement and criminal justice related positions for over 30 years. She is presently the President of Procurement Integrity Consulting Services, a woman-owned small business specializing in developing, assessing, and structuring strategies to assure contracting integrity by mitigating the inherent risk to procurement fraud and abuse. Ms. Goodman is currently a Certified Inspector General, Certified Inspector General Investigator and formerly a certified law enforcement officer and public assistance fraud investigator. Ms. Goodman holds a master’s degree in Public Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Criminology from Florida State University.

Mr. Tom Caulfield was formerly the Executive Director of Training for the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency. Mr. Caulfield spent over 38 years of federal government service, his assignments included responsibilities at both the senior executive and case agent levels in law enforcement, criminal investigations, anti-fraud strategies, white-collar crime investigations, polygraph, internal oversight, and professional development and training. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer for Procurement Integrity Consulting Services and was a member of the U.S. Department of Justice National Procurement Fraud Task-Force. He holds degrees in Criminology and Criminal Justice and currently is a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Inspector General, and Certified Inspector General Investigator.

Sabine Engelhard is a lawyer specialized in procurement whose career focus has been in international development, capacity building and governance-related issues. She held various senior positions at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). She also worked at the World Bank, with a prominent international law firm, and headed the Washington office of an international consulting firm. Sabine has been involved in high-profile initiatives with the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), to strengthen country procurement governance. Today Ms. Engelhard consults for different international organizations. She is an independent expert with the United Nations (UN) Award-Review Board, advising on procurement challenges resolution. She is a course advisor and a lecturer at the International Law Institute (ILI) in Washington DC, and lectures in the Procurement Master’s Program of the International Training Center of the International Labour Organization (ITC/ILO) in Turin, Italy. She holds master-level and post-graduate degrees in Law, International Relations, and European Studies.