Increased economic activity in emerging markets has created many issues to which global organizations are struggling to adapt. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to creating a global compliance and ethics program.
This course will educate you on the issues you might encounter when developing a successful global compliance, ethics and anti-fraud program that spans multiple countries, and will provide you with ways to overcome them.
How to address compliance violations
How to ensure the program remains effective
Recognizing cultural differences
How to establish effective global policies
Importance of fraud risk assessments when developing a global program
This course fulfills the annual ethics CPE requirement for CFEs. To learn more about the ethics CPE requirement for CFEs, please visit
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Table of Contents:
Lesson 1: Why Develop a Global Compliance, Ethics, and Anti-Fraud Program?
Lesson 2: Common Challenges Faced When Developing a Global Program
Lesson 3: Recognizing Cultural Differences When Developing a Global Program
Lesson 4: Issues in Developing Consistent Standards of Behavior Globally
Lesson 5: Effective Corporate Governance
Lesson 6: Global Policies
Lesson 7: Fraud Risk Assessments
Lesson 8: Compliance and Ethics Training
Lesson 9: Global Whistleblower Program
Lesson 10: Confidentiality and Privacy Laws
Lesson 11: Addressing Compliance Violations
Lesson 12: Monitoring the Program
Lesson 13: Ongoing Assessment and Awareness
You Will Learn How To:
Examine why a global compliance, ethics and anti-fraud program is needed
Identify common challenges and issues when developing a global program
Identify issues in developing consistent standards of behavior globally
Recognize the importance of monitoring and assessing a global compliance, ethics and anti-fraud program
Identify ways to deal with compliance and ethics violations
Field of Study: Behavioral Ethics
Last updated: April 2018
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