The purpose of an Ethics Program is to constantly reinforce honesty and integrity as the foundation for all other business principles, to promote ethical work behavior, individual accountability and responsibility, and to protect employees and the company from any accusation of wrongdoing. Failure to set and protect these high ethical standards can be devastating to a company.

What does this course cover?

  • Define ethics, state the purpose of an Ethics program, and list its common characteristics.

  • Identify ethical standards for fairness and honesty, accurate record keeping, the treatment of other employees, political contributions, and financial standards–such as time charging and preservation of company assets.

  • Identify conflicts of interest and ethical standards for giving and receiving gifts, gratuities, and entertainment regarding customers and suppliers in both government and non-government sectors.

  • Identify the laws, acts and practices associated with ethics in the workplace.

  • Recognize the responsibility to comply with ethical expectations and report suspected violations, the disciplinary actions that could result from failure to comply with expectations or report violations, and the available methods for raising ethical concerns and seeking additional counsel.

  • Recognize the application of ethics principles using case studies.

What are the course takeaways?

  • Knowledge of ethic standards, laws, practices, expectations and principles.

  • Certificate of Completion (immediately available for download and/or print).

  • Examination record available for employer.

Regulations – 

  • 15 U.S.C. Chapter 1, Sherman Act — Anti-Trust Law

  • 17 U.S.C., Sections 101-810, Copyright Law

  • 35 U.S.C. and Title 17 C.F.R. Chapter 1, Intellectual property laws

  • Sarbanes[v1] -Oxley Act of 2002

Duration: 20 Minutes
Languages: English
Price: $45

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