How Do You Show The Worth Of Your Compliance Program?

“Conducting an accurate cost-benefit analysis requires a holistic approach, one that incorporates costs … and also accounts for how participants are doing after they leave the program.” – Ali Jaffer & Mona Mourshed, Harvard Business Review What do you think of when you hear the words “compliance training”? Does this conjure up images of an ethical, almost utopian workforce, one …

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Compliance Training: Face to Face vs Online, What's Your Best Option

Coaching employees about industry legalities has indispensable significance. It helps them find their way through the maze of legal and official jargon, and understand concepts which are vital for everyday workflow. Compliance Training intends to focus on the education of employees with regards to following their company’s laws as well as rules and regulations established by the industry and government. …

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Adaptive Role-based Learning for Compliance

The word “engagement” is a buzzword often used in the compliance training industry, but what does this really mean? Is it about making “gamified” courses that are fun to use? Having slick, sophisticated graphics and animations to impress your audience? Or maybe it’s simply about developing courses that are as short as possible – so that your learners aren’t bored …

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The Top Compliance Concerns and How to Avoid Them

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 …

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Compliance Has Gone Mainstream

Unless you’ve recently arrived on planet Earth or have awoken from a long slumber, Rip Van Winkle style, you’ve heard of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For the aliens and sleepers among us, the GDPR, a boring-sounding acronym, is a digital privacy regulation that was introduced on 25 May 2018. It standardizes a wide range of privacy legislation across …

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Why You Should Train Employees to Behave Ethically, Not Just to be Compliant

“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 …

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Is There a Crisis of Integrity and Ethics?

Rex Tillerson, the former US Secretary of State, recently gave an address to the Virginia Military Institute, where he shared his concerns over “a growing crisis of ethics and integrity” in America.     “If our leaders seek to conceal the truth, or we as people become accepting of alternative realities that are no longer grounded in facts, then we …

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Who Says Compliance Training Has to Be Boring?

“Compliance training is fun,” said no one ever. Compliance content often covers rules and regulations and helps to keep your employees and company out of trouble. But it doesn’t have to be coma inducing. You may be thinking, yeah, right. Or that to make compliance training entertaining, it will cost an arm and a leg. But it doesn’t have to. …

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How Short Can Your Compliance Training Be?

The modern workplace presents a whole host of demands on your time. Between meetings, phone calls, emails – and the odd metaphorical fire to put out – it can feel like a tall order to find the time to complete those occasional – but vital – compliance courses. But it’s not only our time that’s becoming limited – our ability …

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