Ethics and Anti-Corruption Bundle

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Bundle

This bundle contains our Ethics in the Workplace and Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption courses.

With this bundle your team will receive comprehensive training on how to identify and avoid corruption and unethical behavior in business. It includes information on global and local anti-bribery legislation and training on how to identify corrupt practices, as well as how to make ethical decisions in a business setting.

Our courses will teach your team how to:

  • Identify and prevent potential instances of bribery and corruption with the business and supply chain.
  • Understand what constitutes a bribe.
  • Make ethical decisions in a business setting.
  • Behave in a way that represents the company in the best light, both inside  and outside of work.

What are the business benefits of this training?

  • Prevent instances of bribery and corruption in your business and the legal implications that go with it.
  • Ensure employees understand when a corporate gift or favour may or may not be acceptable.
  • Prevent reputational damage to your business as a result of unethical behaviour.

Why take a Sovy AcademySM course?

  • Mobile-ready eLearning solution for on-the-go training 
  • Available in a range of languages 
  • Written by experts 
  • Trusted by Fortune 500 companies globally
  • Tracks, saves and reports progress 
  • Receive certificates on completion

Course Contents:

Video: Ethical behavior creates a positive working environment, which helps us to be more productive and to serve our customers better. Doing the right thing is not always easy. But being ethical always pays off in the end.
Scenario: Expensing a lunch with a friend as a working lunch.
Key Learning: It is unethical to charge a personal expense to the company.
Scenario: Finding a competitor’s confidential documents.
Key Learning: It’s important to remember that just because something is legal doesn’t mean it’s the right thing to do.
Assessment: Five-question quiz on the content presented in this topic.

Interactive Screen: The days of using gifts and entrainment to win business are long gone. Real-life examples of the consequences of using gifts and entertainment to influence business decisions.
Scenario: Offer of concert tickets from a supplier.
Key Learning: Accepting an inappropriate gift could impact the entire company. Don’t accept gifts that will influence your objectivity.
Scenario: Offer of luxury accommodation.
Key Learning: Ensure that it’s OK for you to receive gifts or hospitality on behalf of the company. Be aware that others may use gifts in an effort to influence your objectivity.
Assessment: Five-question quiz on the content presented in this topic.

Video: Define conflicts of interest. Disclosing conflicts. We have guidelines to help you avoid conflicts of interest.
Interactive Screen: Real-life examples of conflicts of interest.
Scenario: Contract renewal when family member is involved with prospective company.
Key Learning: A potential conflict of interest is authorizing, or causing another to authorize, a business transaction with a relative or any business organization with which the employee or relative is associated.
Scenario:Hiring a family member.
Key Learning: A potential conflict is hiring a relative to fill a vacant position. It makes no difference whether your relative was the most qualified applicant; were it not for your relationship, you might have posted the position.
Scenario: Offer of consulting work outside normal office hours.
Key Learning: A potential conflict of interest is maintaining outside employment with, or providing consulting services to, any competitor, vendor, or customer.
Assessment: Five-question quiz on the content presented in this topic.

Interactive Screen: Define what diversity means. Innovative ideas and solutions to challenging issues can come from seeking input from those whose perspectives are different from our own.
Scenario: Encouraging diversity in the workplace.
Key Learning: It’s important that every member of the team is supporting and contributing to workplace diversity.
Scenario: Question on religious attire.
Key Learning: It takes time and patience to commit to diversity in the workplace. Grasp the opportunity to learn.
Assessment: Five-question quiz on the content presented in this topic.

Interactive Screen: Creating an inclusive workplace. Include everyone. Take time to learn. Participate. Broaden your horizons.
Scenario: After-work drinks that compromise a team member’s beliefs.
Key Learning: Social activities and practices that are comfortable for you, may not be for everyone, and vice versa.
Assessment: Five-question quiz on the content presented in this topic.

Interactive Screen: A workplace that promotes inclusion gains true value from its diverse workforce. Inclusive managers value diversity. What does an inclusive workplace look like? Promoting inclusivity. Fostering inclusion. Benefits of a diverse workplace.
Scenario: Team member considering a transfer because he doesn’t fit in with the team.
Key Learning: Actively support inclusion by encouraging a diverse group of employees to learn about their colleagues.
Scenario: Making a team member feel part of the team.
Key Learning: You are responsible for providing opportunities for staff to interact, inside, and sometimes outside, of work.
Assessment: Five-question quiz on the content presented in this topic.

Summary screen that wraps up the module, and attestation screen where learners attest that they will always behave ethically.

Video: Overview of what bribery and corruption are. Impact on society. Never acceptable. Everyone is responsible for conducting business in an ethical and honest manner.
Scenario: Taking a foreign government official for a lavish dinner as a show of appreciation.
Key Learning: Business dinners may be appropriate but must be within guidelines. Contact details for questions around offering hospitality.
Scenario: Invitation from a local government official to a fundraising dinner for a local charity.
Key Learning: It is your responsibility to know what type of situations you need to escalate, and who you need to escalate to.
Assessment: Five-question quiz on the content presented in this topic.

Video: Overview of what the fraud is. Three main types of fraud. Consequences of fraud.
Interactive Screen: Overview of factors that cause people to commit the fraud.
Scenario: Employee submitting expenses report from business trip.
Key Learning: Examples of fraudulent acts committed by employees.
Scenario: Questionable sales figures discovered by internal auditor.
Key Learning: Importance of employee's responsibilities to help fight the fraud. Examples of internal and external red flags for fraud.
Assessment: Five-question quiz on the content presented in this topic.

Interactive Screen: Economic and social effects of bribery & corruption and the fact they are crimes around the world. Consequences for companies and individuals found guilty. Our policies help protect us.
Scenario: Working with an overseas agent.
Key Learning: An intermediary cannot shield you or the company from acts of bribery or corruption.
Scenario: Vendor offer of an internship for a family member.
Key Learning: This could give the appearance of, and possibly result in, a corrupt situation.
Scenario: Low-cost gifts for clients, i.e., cheap ballpoint pens to T-shirts.
Key Learning: Value of the gift in giver’s eyes is irrelevant – the value to the recipient is the important factor.
Assessment: Five-question quiz on the content presented in this topic.

Interactive Screen: Types of risk; location based or country specific, industry related, situational or activity based, and people or relationship based.
Scenario: Possible facilitation payment.
Key Learning: A facilitation payment can be considered a bribe. Always identify and assess the level of risk by considering the countries and people you are dealing with.
Scenario: Risk of bribery or corruption for a high-risk role within a high-risk industry for a company with well-structured policies, procedures, and systems to prevent bribery.
Key Learning: Always assess the level of risk by considering the industries and people you are working with.
Scenario: Risk of bribery or corruption for company that went through rigorous screening process to become an authorized supplier.
Key Learning: Due diligence is a continual task and not just a one-off exercise. You must be able to identify high-risk activity and understand when and how to escalate this type of issue.
Assessment: Five-question quiz on the content presented in this topic.

Interactive Screen: Some locations pose a greater risk than others. CPI, assessing risk, red flags, and mitigation.
Scenario: Conducting a corruption risk assessment.
Key Learning: CPI ranks countries by the perceived levels of corruption. If you work in a high-risk location, be aware of the heightened risks. Contact details for questions.
Assessment: Five-question quiz on the content presented in this topic.

Interactive Screen: What is considered a bribe? What counts as gifts or entertainment? What to do if you have any doubts.
Scenario: Identify the expenses that could be perceived as bribes.
Key Learning: There is no minimum value for an improper payment in any form to be considered a bribe. Any offer or promise of something of value is sufficient to be considered a bribe.
Assessment: Five-question quiz on the content presented in this topic.

Video: Overview of tactics to prevent bribery and corruption. YOU are the most important control against bribery and corruption. Awareness of risk, ability to spot red flags, and willingness to speak up.
Interactive Screen:Red-flag statements and actions to watch out for. Always speak up.
Scenario: How to respond to a request for a gift from a government official.
Key Learning: Giving a gift of a bottle of wine, even a cheap one, to a government official to speed up the permit approval process could be seen as a bribe.
Scenario: How to respond to a request for a cash payment from an official to expedite a customs process.
Key Learning: If a payment is going to an official’s agency or department with some sort of agency form or application, it is likely to be a permissible payment; but if it is going in the pocket of the official, it is likely to be considered a bribe.
Scenario: How to mitigate risk in bribery situations.
Key Learning: Never comply with requests for extra funds for expedition of services. Making an agreement to comply with bribery requests still counts as a bribe, even though no bribe has been given.
Assessment: Five-question quiz on the content presented in this topic.

Interactive Screen: Importance of accurate record keeping. National law and company policy set record keeping standards. Everything must be thoroughly documented. Dealing with government officials. Always keep proper records.
Scenario: Payments without receipts made by a third party on our behalf.
Key Learning: We can be liable for actions of third party. Unusual payment requests raise a red flag, and may indicate that the true nature of the transaction is being concealed.
Scenario: Handling a gift of dinner vouchers received as a goodwill gesture.
Key Learning: Check company policy around record keeping, and keep the right records in the right way.
Assessment: Five-question quiz on the content presented in this topic.

Interactive Screen: Who are PEPs? How to identify a PEP. Dealing with PEPs. Obtaining senior management approval to work with a PEP.
Scenario: Risk of dealing with someone who is a close relative of a PEP.
Key Learning: A family member of a senior executive holding a position in government potentially exposes our company to the risk or perception of corruption and should be reported.
Scenario: What action to take when you discover an agent you are dealing with is related to a PEP.
Key Learning: Identifying a PEP does not mean you cannot do business with them, but it does mean that additional investigation and ongoing vigilance is required.
Assessment: Five-question quiz on the content presented in this topic.

Summary screen that wraps up the module, and attestation screen where learners attest that they will always adhere to anti-bribery and corruption policies.

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