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Ethics and Compliance Basics PDF Print
Training ProviderLearn Skills

Assessment

Quizzes & Final Exam
Location learnskills.org Qualification Certificate of Completion
Method Asynchronous Self-paced EligibilityOpen
Cost50 EUREnrol Now  

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Reinforcing ethical principles and educating company members about compliance with the law is an ongoing and important responsibility. A company is only as ethical and compliant as its directors, managers and employees. Training is necessary to encourage good behavior, set expectations, demonstrate the company's commitment and inform members of laws that are not common knowledge. Integrity and scruples not only keep us out of court and out of prison, but they are good for business. One study found that companies making "an explicit commitment to doing business ethically" have produced profit/turnover ratios at 18% higher than those without a similar commitment. Conversely, a bad reputation can ruin a business.

Course Summary
This Course is intended to demonstrate a company's commitment to ethics and set expectations high for its employees, officers and directors. It's also designed to inform company members of basic legal compliance in areas of law that apply to the corporate world.

The topics covered in the Course include —

  • Ethical and lawful conduct
  • Working with integrity
  • Honest accounting and sales
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Fair competition
  • Diversity and respect
  • Preventing harassment
  • Health, safety and the environment
  • Electronic communications
  • Data security and privacy
  • Trade secrets
  • Trademarks and copyrights
  • Record retention
  • Reporting and retaliation