Category: Compliance Training

What’s the Difference Between Localization, Translation, and Globalization? 

The terms localization, translation and globalization are closely linked, but with variations that can be confusing.  A clear understanding of them is essential in the planning of a successful, and compliant, international communications strategy.  With regard to Compliance Training, it’s not sufficient simply to understand the different regulations which apply in various jurisdictions; awareness of...

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...

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...

Using Integrity and Compliance to Create a Culture of Ethics

Creating a culture of ethics is essential in the modern business world. The customer and stakeholder relationship depends on being perceived as having integrity and operating in an ethical manner. There is no hiding in today’s world, not when every infraction and mistake is broadcast by the instantaneous news cycle or on social media. In...

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...

Workplace Ethics Training

Ethical Standards A company’s ethical standards are a major part of its identity, and one of the factors upon which customers will base buying decisions.  A company that does not give proper priority to its ethical stance on important matters will suffer in the marketplace, so selecting the best type of ethics and compliance training may be one of the most important decisions a company can make. Public Perception and Advertising Marketing and public relations will look to leverage ethical business practice as a major component in publicity and advertising.  Plastic-free packaging, minimal waste and humane farming are not

Do you need an Integrity Officer?

Just about any CEO will say that their business has a strong commitment to operating with integrity. While the commitment to being ethical may be true, it is often the practice of enforcing an ethical code of conduct that becomes the issue. The board and the top tier of management may put guidelines or policies in place to ensure that the workforce is staying on the ethical path, but all of the guidelines in the world won’t matter if no one inside the organization is enforcing them.