Category: Corporate Compliance Program

Planning Your Compliance Training Checklist – A quick to-do list

Planning a Compliance training checklist isn’t a matter of choice for most employers.  The rules are clear; compliance training is a legal requirement in many contexts, and the risks involved in having an untrained workforce are great. But treating compliance training as a necessary chore is a mistake.  It should be seen as an opportunity...

5 Trends in Compliance Training Analytics 

Of all aspects of business performance, compliance can be one of the hardest to measure. If compliance were to be managed with complete success, the result would be a series of negatives, a clean sheet:  no incidents, no reports, no outcomes, no claims, no legal proceedings. Compliance training can be as hard to measure as...

Action and Prevention-Sexual Harassment Training in California

In 2015, correctional officer Sophia Curry received a $1.6 million settlement from the State of California after an inmate at California State Prison in Folsom attacked her, despite Curry having previously reported the inmate for sexual harassment. Supervisors failed to handle the situation, asking her to patrol the unit without a partner when the attack...

Four challenges to think about when updating your compliance training program

A compliance training program is a vital part of any business, and there are several challenges to be considered before investing in compliance training – primarily how to engage your employees and create a culture of compliance within the organization.  You may be surprised to learn that an online compliance training program, using a variety of...

How Compliance Training helps to Mitigate Compliance Risk

If you work for a large multinational organization, then you will almost certainly have taken a selection of corporate compliance training courses over the course of your employment. Some courses (e.g., Sexual Harassment) may be required every year! Why, in that case, do we still hear that one of the key reasons for compliance breaches...

A Learning Guide to Recognising Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

It is very important for everyone to learn what constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace so that it can be recognized immediately. Everyone should have the right to work in an environment that is free of harassment, and in order for companies to achieve this goal, employees have to understand the basic rights of the workplace. There...

Integrity and Compliance – Hand in Hand in Workplace Training

Scenario 1: Breakroom Chat Three colleagues are in the kitchen during their lunch break. Two are engaged in private conversation, although they are speaking quite loudly. Marie asks Claire why it is so hard to find someone to date. She makes reference to behaviors in which she has engaged in the past—in vivid detail—and her...

Integrity At The Heart of Your Brand

When you hear the word “integrity,” you probably think of values and ethics. Integrity is part of a culture. It is a moral compass. It is ingrained in a person’s entire being, not just exhibited in the way she or he acts around other people. Now think about the word “compliance.” Chances are, you’re having...

Nine Challenges with Compliance Training in Biotechnology

It is perhaps inevitable that an industry like biotechnology, which is closely involved with people’s wellbeing, indeed with their life and death, should be subject to particular scrutiny with regard to its legal and ethical standards.  The biotechnology industry, more than most, needs to be able to demonstrate its adherence to good practice.  Compliance must, therefore, be...

Ethics vs Compliance Training-  Compliance-Based Ethics Programs

In today’s business world, it is essential to have a strong ethics program in order to form and maintain a positive rapport with customers. Due to the instant and global nature of the media, customers are more aware of business practices than ever before. The two main types of ethics programs revolve around either integrity...