Data-Driven vs. Ethical Decision-Making

November 21, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. ET
Duration: 100 Minutes
CPE Credits: 2

Big data and data-driven decision-making are more than just buzzwords. They are requirements in today’s competitive business environment. Data empowers organizations to respond in real-time, but does fast decision-making create problems?

This webinar will explore the value of data-driven decision-making. It will also examine the pitfalls of decisions made solely using data. You will learn how to compare ethical decision-making and data-driven decision-making, and how organizations can incorporate ethics in the decision-making process while still leveraging insights provided by data.

You Will Learn How To:

  • Identify the benefits of data-driven decision-making
  • Assess the challenges and pitfalls of data-driven decision-making
  • Differentiate various ethical decision-making approaches
  • Recognize the challenges of ethical decision making
  • Apply the ethical elements and dimensions to data-driven decision-making.
 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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Mary Breslin, CFE, CIA

Mary Breslin, CFE, CIA, is the founder of Verracy Training and Consulting. She has more than 20 years’ experience in internal auditing, fraud examination, management and accounting for companies such as ConocoPhillips, Barclays Capital, Costco Wholesale, Jefferson Wells and Boart Longyear. She specializes in internal audit transformations, operational and financial auditing, fraud auditing, investigations, and corporate accounting. She has international experience and has managed audit programs in more than 30 countries.

Breslin attended Rutgers University and received her BS in accounting and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

Field of Study: Behavioral Ethics
Course Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None
Advanced Prep: None
Delivery Format: Group Internet Based

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