Module I - Introduction to the
Concept of Corruption
This Module will introduce the concept
of corruption and discuss various issues relating to the definition
and typologies of corruption. The Module will also examine various
causes and detriments of corruptive practices as well as the consequences
and costs of corruption. This Module will also discuss various
international and regional initiatives taken to fight corruption.
Module II - Corruption in Public
This Module will explore the vulnerabilities
of the public finance, both the expenditure and revenue sides,
to corruption. The Module will discuss the range of possibilities
for corruption throughout the public financial management system
by examining the major weaknesses in public financial management
systems that increase the risk and opportunities of corruption
and also the various patterns of administrative corruption. The
Module will particularly examine the susceptibility of public
procurement, tax and custom administration to corrupt practices.
It will discuss the case studies from different countries worldwide
to analyse how corruption in public financial management has affected
their growth and development.
Module III - Measures to Combat
Corruption in Public Financial Management
This Module will discuss various challenges faced in tackling
corruption, about the complexity of the "diagnosis of corruption"
with the difficulties related to measuring corruption, its causes
and its effects. The Module will then discuss the concept of good
financial management and examine how sound financial management
policies and practices can play a significant role in preventing,
discouraging, disclosing and identifying responsibility for corruption.
The Module will also discuss special anti-corruption measures
and reforms that could be employed in addressing the opportunities
and incentives for corruption in budget and expenditure management
as well as in revenue administration.
Module IV -Integrity Management
Systems: A Measure to Combat Corruption
This Module will discuss the concept
of integrity and review its role in the context of anti-corruption
measures. The Module will discuss various integrity building strategies,
as well as selected management tools to manage integrity including,
for example, conflict of interest regulations, and codes of ethics/conduct.
The Module will focus on four main functions of integrity management
systems: determining and defining integrity, guiding through integrity,
monitoring integrity and enforcing integrity. The Module will
present few case studies to provide further details on actual
practices, methods and tools of assessing integrity and corruption
Module V - Corruption and Money
This Module will discuss the relationship
between corruption and money laundering. The Module will analyse
various case studies evidencing the laundering of proceeds of
corruption and will discuss how effective implementation of anti-money
laundering policies can play a significant role in reducing corruption.
The Module will also discuss various issues that arise in developing
and implementing effective AML regimes and further how countries
could adopt frameworks and approaches that will increase the effectiveness
of AML policies in combating corruption.