Interactive compliance training presents: Q&A: Novartis International Integrity &
What if compliance training could not only be a necessary and essential means of protecting organizations and employees, but also an exciting learning opportunity? Compliance training courses don’t have to be dull. Despite their bad rap in the past, there are plenty of ways to liven up the material and present it in a way that motivates and even inspires your employees. With new elements like eLearning visual design, courses can now engage learners through visually appealing designs and powerful content. The key to making these courses both interesting and informative is their presentation and delivery.
As anyone working in the e-learning industry will know, top quality compliance training courses are not magicked out of thin air. It takes months of research, planning, designing, developing, and editing – as well as countless conversations with clients – to provide a course that not only meets compliance requirements but also engages and adapts to end users.
Interactive compliance trainingpresents: Q&A with Nichole Pitts Founder & CEO, Ethintegrity Ethintegrity is a boutique consulting firm focusing on a culture-based approach to ethics and compliance to help companies implement sustainable compliance programs. Prior to this, Nichole was VP, Compliance & Ethics Officer at Louis Berger. Her career as a senior leader for an international business, gives her a unique understanding of the challenges facing compliance departments and organizations. Q1.
Did you know that if any third-party vendor your company uses is not compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you could be held liable for their actions? And even if you aren’t, your company’s reputation could suffer if a data breach occurs. The case for complying with GDPR is indisputable—the penalties are hefty and the public relations damage can derail your company’s performance. One thing is certain: detailed and ongoing vendor monitoring from a data protection perspective is critical. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as outsourcing data governance and privacy compliance to your vendors.
With the #MeToo movement taking the world by storm and shaking up Hollywood, corporate, and university cultures, the challenge for organizations is how to make sexual harassment in the workplace a thing of the past. But how, exactly? But some states, like New York, are leading the charge by passing a number of new anti-harassment initiatives. Are You Ready? By October 9, 2018, employers in New York will be required to deliver annual sexual harassment training to all employees, contractors, consultants, and suppliers. With the deadline fast approaching, companies in the Big Apple are scrambling to comply.
In 2018, HR compliance continues to be a concern. Although there are many areas that require our attention, there is a core group of concerns that most HR staff and businesses in general agree should get a second glance. This year, some of the things having the largest effect are new technologies being developed, social media, and shifts in societal norms. There are three main concerns taking the attention of HR professionals in 2018, including: • Cybersecurity • Geopolitical issues • Whistleblowers Cybersecurity Technology is becoming a bigger concern day by day.
“Organizational corruption imposes a steep cost on society, easily dwarfing that of street crime.”– The Normalization of Corruption in Organizations, Blake E. Ashforth and Vikas Anand. Organisational corruption is a serious and widespread issue that still plagues many industries today. Corruption is, in essence, the abuse of power, and in some cases, the inducement to carry out an illegal or dishonest act by means of a bribe.
“Compliance will always be slightly behind the imagination of the dedicated corruptor”–Philippe Montigny, President of ETHIC Intelligence, Paris Do you know the difference between ethical behaviour and compliant behaviour? Is it acceptable for employees to simply “follow the rules,” without considering the broader ethical concerns of their actions? While ethics and compliance are two closely related concepts, there are some important distinctions to be made. Consider the following example. Compliant vs Ethical Behaviour Suppose you’re a new hire on a sales team.