Masc at a Glance
Masc Forensic Investigations Academy is becoming the country's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education.
1. Description of the business and company Registration
Masc Forensic Investigations Academy Private Limited is a 100% owned indigenous Zimbabwean enterprise which:-
- Provides Information Technology Solutions and Forensic Auditing & Investigations Consultancy Services with focus on governance, risk management and control processes to the public and private organizations and government departments for enhanced productivity and performance while creating a risk conscious and security aware culture.
- Carries out various types of Forensic Audits & Investigations
- Sources and supplies various items and consumables in partnership with reputable manufacturers.
The Company hosted the 2012 Inaugural Fraud Conference in support of the launch of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners , Zimbabwe Chapter.
Masc Forensic Investigations Academy is registered with the Ministry of Higher & Tertiary Education, Science & Technology Development.
Cognizant of the common interest of developing technical capacity and have human resources that is hands-on on corruption detection, prevention and investigation and ensures proper fraud remedial action.
And fully aware of the severity of fraud cybercrime, commercial crimes, highly publicized financial scandals and heightened concern over money laundering and the need to advance practical knowledge and skills for detecting fraud, Masc Forensic Investigations Academy (Pvt) Ltd and Harare Institute of Technology, Republic of Zimbabwe (hereinafter “HIT”), agreed to establish an Agreement of Cooperation to promote the following activities:
- Jointly training personnel from different sectors of the economy on Fraud Examinations, Digital Forensic Auditing & Investigations and Computer Forensic issues.
- Exchange of academic information, softwares and other academic/professional materials.
- Organisation of lectures, symposia, conferences and workshops.
- Identifying any other areas of cooperation in order to enhance this MOU.
- Compliment teaching and learning space.
- Compliment academic material, softwares, equipment, consumbables that are needed in training .
- Recruit and register candidates.
- Facilitate that the Academy runs smoothly in terms of maintenance of training, equipment, standards of training, management support for the academy, etc.
- Compliment HIT in marketing of professional courses.
- Accredit courses that can be used as entry qualification into the Bachelor of Technology (Honours) in Forensic Accounting and Auditing.
To become the preferred innovative leader in financial and risk management training, assurance and consultancy service providers in Zimbabwe and beyond.
2.1. Analysis of our Vision:
- Future Direction:- preferred leaders in Financial & Risk Management Training & Consultancy in Zimbabwe and beyond.
- Changes in company’s product/market/customer technology:- Continuous Risk Management technological innovations
- Current Market position:- Financial & Risk Management Training & Consultancy
Providing highly innovative technology, professional, demonstrative and valuable training, investigations, auditing and advisory services. We aim to improve the well being and wealth of stakeholders towards good corporate governance, risk management and control processes.
- Who we are and What we do?:- providers of highly innovative technology, professional, demonstrative and valuable training, investigation and advisory services.
- Why we are here:- improve the well being and wealth of stakeholders towards good corporate governance, risk management and control processes.
3.2. Our Values:-
In pursuing our mission we will live the following values;-
Integrity:- fair and ethical business practices.
Innovation:- continuous subject-matter expertise on technology trends, knowledge and strategic innovation management
Teamwork:-collective and coordinated effort towards achieving a common goal in risk management, governance and control processes.
Commitment:- passionate dedication to efficiently and consistently deliver on our promises.
- Qualified and Certified personnel provide for appropriate and ample resources in our line of business.
- Provision of Innovation spaces through physical environments that promote community, learning, and making, in the form of Forensic labs, libraries, and coworking spaces .
Our focus is on enterprises in Zimbabwe and beyond aiming at:-
- Audit & Risk Management professionals
- Financial Institutions & Insurance Companies.
- Government departments & parastatals.
- Private Companies
- Public Companies
To accomplish our Vision and Mission, Masc Forensic Investigations Academy has set up two major Business Units, prefixed with “Masc” as indicated below:-
5.1.1 Masc Forensic Auditing Investigations and Advisory Services (Masc Forensic Investigations Academy)
Formed in 2007 as Masc Training and Advisory Services this Business Unit contributes towards the achievement of our Vision, Mission and Goals by providing quality Management Training and Consultancy services with focus on Auditing, Investigations, governance, risk management and control processes. We represent the epitome of information technology forensic training in Zimbabwe.
Masc Forensic Investigations Academy is registered with the Ministry of Higher & Tertiary Education Science & Technology Development. We seek to actively contribute and participate in the dynamic leadership and management demands of the World, through providing learning programmes and consulting services that respond to and meet the needs of organizations.
This business Unit focuses in providing the following Training, Assurance and Consulting services:-
- Offer support Training and Development in use and application of Audit & Computer Forensic Tools ( ACL; IDEA; FTKS, FMTTS, etc.)
- Systems re-engineering & development
- Formulating & Development of Company Policies & Procedures
- Risk Management Advisory and Training Services
- Financial Management Advisory and Training Services
- Fraud Auditing and Forensic Investigations
- Internal Audit Training and Development
- In house customized Training & Development according to customer specifications
- Preparing candidates aspiring to attain qualifications such as the Bachelor of Technology (Honours) in Forensic Accounting and Auditing.
Masc Technologies is our Business Unit which seeks to contribute towards the achievement of our goals by providing complete hardware and software solutions for risk management and security controls. Information Assurance is the route to secure an Enterprise, and we are here to provide you not only with the expertise but the leadership to succeed!
Since 2010, Masc has devoted into digital forensics technology in supplying and designing the software of Internet Content Monitoring and Forensics Analysis Solutions. As a pioneer of digital forensics software & device provider in the region, Masc offers total forensics solutions including software, hardware, services and training programs to help customers in protecting intellectual property as well as proactively protecting important information assets from internet threats. Masc’s Forensic Monitoring and Tracking Tool (FMT Tool) has been widely applied in various organisations.
Masc Technology focuses on providing the following Information Technology solutions:
- Computer Hardware, Accessories and Consumables
- FMT Tool: An Audit tracking device that generates a very detailed audit trail of user access to the corporate applications and data.
- WPA Tool: WLAN Internet Interception and Content Analysis Solution
- TTDC: Offline Internet Packet Reconstruction Solution
- HTTPS/SSL Interceptor: LAN HTTPS/SSL Interception Solution
- VoIP-Detective: Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Interception Solution
Trade References & Commendation Letters
-Accreditation letter Computer and Digital Forensics View letter
-Accreditation letter Forensic Auditing And Investigations View letter
-Comptroller and Auditor General View letter
-Deloitte View letter
-Tongaat Hulett – Hippo Valley Estates View letter
-PTA Bank View letter
-FBC Bank View letter
-Nicoz Diamond View letter
-Mimosa Miming Company View letter
-Ministry of Finance
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