How to Build an Effective Ethics Program (Workbook)

 

How to Build an Effective Ethics Program

CPE Credit: 3
Course Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None

Description: 

 

Ethics is not an absolute science. There are no fixed rules that determine what makes a person ethical, or unethical. Even the best employees can make questionable decisions when faced with an ethical dilemma. Although you cannot completely eliminate these ethical dilemmas, an effective ethics program does emphasize 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.

This course discusses ethics in general, how it relates to business and provides instruction on how to assess the ethical climate of your organization to determine what changes need to be made. The course also teaches you how to write and implement an effective ethics and whistleblower policy. Finally, it examines some challenges faced after an ethics program has been implemented and provides tips to ensure the program remains successful.
  

You Will Learn How To:
 

Understand why good people do bad things

Recognize the need for and components of effective ethics risk assessments and ethics audits

Identify the essential components of a formal ethics policy and a whistleblower policy

Assess the need for an executive-specific ethics policy

Formulate an effective ethics training program

Evaluate the ethics of potential employees

Incorporate ethics into the culture of an organization

 

Course preview:  

  Table of Contents
  Sample Chapter 

Field of study: BEHAVIORAL ETHICS

Last Updated: March 2013

 

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Online Video: 

 

Ethics Program Preview 

 

This course includes access to exclusive online video content intended to enhance your understanding of the material covered in the workbook. While working through the course, you will occasionally be directed to the accompanying website to view a video corresponding with topics covered in the workbook. The videos feature insights from convicted fraudsters and subject matter experts to help reinforce workbook topics with real-world examples. Internet connectivity is required to view the accompanying videos.

Online CPE exam grading available for this course: 

 
Online grading is available for ACFE self-study workbook courses. Complete the course offline at your convenience, but take the exam online the moment you're ready. Featuring instant exam results and a printable certificate, online grading offers a quick and convenient way to earn CPE.
 

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Complete the course at your own pace
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