Online Trainings

Behaviorally Informed Interviewing

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EUR 680




This six week online course aims to provide anti-corruption and compliance practitioners insights and a step by step practical approach to conducting specialist interviews in cases of suspected corruption. The IACA behaviorally informed interviewing course will present an innovative approach to interviewing, based on humane and ethical interviewing standards, informed by the latest insight on how people judge and make decisions.

Learning objectives

By the end of the course, participants should be able to

  • Identify different approaches to interviewing
  • Understand the basics of psychology and communication underlying interview practice
  • Appreciate the legal and ethical boundaries of interviewing
  • Know how to apply a step by step approach to conducting a professional interview

Structure and Workload

Approximately 30 Hours (5 hours per week)

The course includes short video presentations that provide a general introduction to the course and its objectives, an overview of the interviewing landscape and the specifics of interviewing in fraud and corruption cases, and preparatory reading materials on basic concepts of communication and psychology, internationally proposed interviewing standards and scientific research on interviewing practice. It also includes live presentations on BINT-a behaviourally informed approach to interviewing. The live presentations will focus on its use across the different steps of an interview. Each session will include sufficient time for participants to raise questions and to engage in discussions with the lecturer and/or other participants. Self-assessment and discussion forum will also be available for participants to test their knowledge and insights acquired and to discuss and share experiences and ideas with the lecturer and other participants.


A limited number of scholarships are available for this course. Find out if you are eligible.

This course is for

Investigators, Prosecutors, anticorruption agency personnel, and legal practitioners involved in investigations.


A Certificate of Completion will be issued to all participants who successfully complete the course.


Tom Willems

Tom Willems is a senior fraud and corruption investigator. After having served in the Anti-Corruption and Internal Affairs departments of the Belgian Federal Police, he has been an investigator in the European Anti-Fraud Office of the European Union (OLAF) for over 15 years. He has conducted criminal and administrative fraud and corruption investigations in various fields and in cooperation with a vast array of national and international law enforcement and inspection services.

He has been teaching and lecturing on interviewing techniques throughout his career, both to national and international organisations. He recently co-authored an article on an innovative interviewing approach for fraud and corruption cases..

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FEE - EUR 680.00

20% discount - EUR 544.00

15% discount - EUR 578. 50

10% discount - EUR 612.00

International Anti-Corruption Academy

Laxenburg/Vienna, Austria  |  T: +43 2236 710 718 101

© 2023 IACA. Developed by IACA.

Laxenburg/Vienna, Austria  |  T: +43 2236 710 718 101

© 2023 IACA. Developed by IACA.

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