CPE Credit: 3
Course Level: Basic
An effective ethics program emphasizes your organization’s commitment to high standards, gives employees a guideline on how to make ethical decisions and provides a protocol for reporting ethical violations.
In this course, you will learn how to create and implement an effective ethics program, examine challenges that may arise after implementation and take steps to ensure the program remains successful.
You Will Learn How To:
Identify why good people do bad things
Identify the essential components of an ethics and whistleblower policy
Determine best practices to use for developing and implementing an effective ethics training program
Examine the impact of ethics on employees and the culture of an organization
This course fulfills the annual ethics CPE requirement for CFEs. To learn more about the ethics CPE requirement for CFEs, please visit ACFE.com/EthicsCPE.
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Field of study: BEHAVIORAL ETHICS
Last Updated: December 2016
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Please note: To be eligible for CPE credit, you must complete the final exam within one year of purchase date. You may only claim CPE credit for a course once.
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