Using Governance to Create an Ethical Business Culture (Online)

David Eccles School of Business

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David Eccles School of Business

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Who should attend

Managerial employees at all levels, including those working in ethics and compliance, risk management, human resources, finance, accounting, information systems, supply chain relations, and marketing Members of boards of directors, attorneys, and entrepreneurs

About the course

Examine corporate governance techniques and policies to mitigate the risk of an ethical breach in your organization. This course will emphasize the creation of an effective ethics program and a speak-up/listen-up culture.

In this course, participants will examine how to mitigate the risk of an ethical breach in their organization through corporate governance techniques and policies. This will include how to create a living, breathing Code of Ethics by examining its different components, how to deliver training across different generations, and how to reward for ethical behavior and consistently discipline for unethical behavior across all levels of employees.

Through this course, participants will be able to create the foundations for an ethical culture in their work environment, understand the essential components of a Code of Ethics, and develop policies to encourage the use of hotlines and helplines while avoiding whistleblower retaliation.

This course is a part of the online Leading with Ethics and Moral Principles Certificate (Online).

This online certificate has been designed to challenge you and help you grow as a leader and individual. Explore your leadership potential, understand the essentials to create a more ethical environment in your organization, and foster more innovation and growth.

Topics covered:

  • Theoretical underpinnings
  • Atone from the top
  • Avoidance of short-termism
  • Code of Ethics
  • Clear communication channels
  • Hotlines/Helplines
  • Whistleblower protections
  • Ethics training
  • Rewards for ethical behavior

Return on education:

  • Employer benefits:
    • Use governance techniques to create an ethical company culture through principles
    • Promote integrity, accountability, transparency, trust, fairness, and respect among your employees and in your organization
  • Employee benefits:
    • Learn business practices that focus on creating an ethical company culture lead to long-term viability and success for the company
    • Identify actionable items to implement within your team or organization

Experts

Ira Selkowitz

Ira Selkowitz is licensed as an attorney in Colorado (active) and California (inactive). He has taught at the Business School since 1986, first as an adjunct instructor, and beginning in January 2006, as a full-time senior instructor. Prior to accepting the senior instructor position, Selkowitz w...

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