Inside the Mind of a Whistleblower

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2 Credits


In this course, New York Times best-selling author of Crisis of Conscience: Whistleblowing in the Age of Fraud Tom Mueller describes the range of motivations that drove more than 200 whistleblowers to speak out. You will learn the common (usually false) narratives used by organizations to attack them and how your organization can support and improve whistleblowing initiatives. 



You Will Learn How To:

Determine how to manage whistleblowing in a more nuanced way that benefits organizations.

Identify red flags in organizations that often lead to whistleblowing.

Recognize the typical motivations that drive whistleblowers, as well as the reasons their colleagues fail to speak out.

CPE Information

This course fulfills the annual ethics CPE requirement for CFEs. Learn more about the ethics CPE requirements for CFEs.
CPE Credit: 2 Credits
NASBA Information: Regulatory Ethics
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: June 2022
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study



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