Issues in Developing a Global Compliance and Ethics Program

Issues In Developing Global Compliance and Ethics Program
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Issues in Developing a Global Compliance and Ethics Program


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.

Key Takeaways: 

  • 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


Basic understanding of anti-fraud, compliance and ethics programs

You Will Learn How To:

Determine why a global compliance, ethics, and anti-fraud program is needed.

Discern common challenges and issues when developing a global program.

Recall ways to deal with compliance and ethics violations.

Recognize the importance of monitoring and assessing a global compliance, ethics, and anti-fraud program.

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

CPE Information

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


CPE Credit

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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