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    Vivek Dodd

    Vivek Dodd
    Vivek Dodd MS, CFA is a Director of Skillcast. He has helped hundreds of companies to meet their mandatory compliance training requirement using e-learning courses and tools. His special interest is instructional design and the use of asynchronous learner interactions to effect behavioural change. He is a speaker on compliance training conferences, writes articles on compliance training and e-learning in various journals.
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    How effective is your compliance training? Use the Kirkpatrick model to find out

    Training is an essential part of your organisation’s compliance programme. But how effective are your training courses? Have you been tracking the imp...

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    Strategies for improving the quality of compliance assessments

    Assessments are critical components of corporate compliance programmes. They are used to evidence employee awareness and competence to internal stakeh...

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    What’s the debt for accounting fraud? A spotlight on recent scandals

    Accounting fraud is by no means a new phenomenon, but it is is under intense scrutiny from governing bodies and the UK government. The UK law allows f...

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    9 ways to reduce the risk of bribery and corruption

    Corruption affects all countries, rich and poor. It causes instability, inequality, and poverty, eroding national wealth. Despite the UK Bribery Act c...

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    8 examples of microlearning assets to support compliance training

    Microlearning delivers training content to employees in bite-sized chunks - usually for between 3-5 minutes. That's the attention span of viewers on p...

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    FCA Compliance News - April 2019

    Here are the top news stories from financial services compliance over the past month, selected to highlight FCA action, the people dimension of compli...

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    How to use storytelling in compliance training for maximum impact

    Stories help us to connect with people and the world around us. They have the power to  engage us in a way simple narratives just can't. And we rememb...

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    5 ways to fire up a culture of compliance

    Any company's biggest risk to attaining and maintaining full compliance with laws and regulations is the conduct of its people - we call this the peop...

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    6 traits of effective compliance officers

    Protecting the ethical integrity of a company is the heart of the compliance officer’s role. And as regulators continue to clamp down on misconduct wi...

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    New infographic reveals a lack of transparency about political engagements

    Nearly three quarters of companies are failing to disclose how they engage with politicians, according to a new report by Transparency International U...

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    6 ways to encourage lateral thinking in e-learning

    Psychologist Edward de Bono introduced the concept of lateral thinking back in 1973. His main argument was that one could achieve “rightness” through ...

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    FCA Compliance News – March 2019

    Here's a selection of news stories from financial services compliance over the last month. These illustrate important messages coming from the FCA but...

    Read More

    6 ways to reinvigorate your health and safety training content

    In a recent blog post, we explored the rising cost of health and safety failings for businesses in the UK. Since the new Sentencing Guidelines came in...

    Read More

    The biggest fines for data breaches pre and post GDPR

    Since the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25 May 2018, the focus on data is bigger than ever, and the price for comp...

    Read More

    The serious consequences of tax evasion

    Avoiding taxes is one thing, but tax evasion is quite another. In many developed countries, tax evasion is a crime, punishable by both financial penal...

    Read More

    The rising cost of health and safety failings

    Everyone has the right to work in a safe and protected environment and all organisations have a legal duty of care to comply with. Yet, health and saf...

    Read More

    Compliance news - February 2019

    This blog is dedicated to bringing you the news that touches the people dimension of regulatory compliance. For us compliance is not just about regula...

    Read More

    FCA Compliance News - February 2019

    This post aims to highlight items of news that touch upon the people dimension of regulatory compliance. For us, compliance is about people - their mo...

    Read More

    Compliance Essentials News - January 2019

    In this first update of the year, we have for you an analysis of Google's GDPR fine as well as several other compliance developments and points to pon...

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    FCA Compliance News - December 2018

    The end of year has proved to be very busy in financial sector compliance, with numerous publications concerning Brexit being issued on top of the ong...

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    Vivek Dodd

    Vivek Dodd
    Vivek Dodd MS, CFA is a Director of Skillcast. He has helped hundreds of companies to meet their mandatory compliance training requirement using e-learning courses and tools. His special interest is instructional design and the use of asynchronous learner interactions to effect behavioural change. He is a speaker on compliance training conferences, writes articles on compliance training and e-learning in various journals.
    Find me on:

    Recent Posts

    How effective is your compliance training? Use the Kirkpatrick model to find out

    Training is an essential part of your organisation’s compliance programme. But how effective are your training courses? Have you been tracking the imp...

    Read More

    Strategies for improving the quality of compliance assessments

    Assessments are critical components of corporate compliance programmes. They are used to evidence employee awareness and competence to internal stakeh...

    Read More

    What’s the debt for accounting fraud? A spotlight on recent scandals

    Accounting fraud is by no means a new phenomenon, but it is is under intense scrutiny from governing bodies and the UK government. The UK law allows f...

    Read More

    9 ways to reduce the risk of bribery and corruption

    Corruption affects all countries, rich and poor. It causes instability, inequality, and poverty, eroding national wealth. Despite the UK Bribery Act c...

    Read More

    8 examples of microlearning assets to support compliance training

    Microlearning delivers training content to employees in bite-sized chunks - usually for between 3-5 minutes. That's the attention span of viewers on p...

    Read More

    FCA Compliance News - April 2019

    Here are the top news stories from financial services compliance over the past month, selected to highlight FCA action, the people dimension of compli...

    Read More

    How to use storytelling in compliance training for maximum impact

    Stories help us to connect with people and the world around us. They have the power to  engage us in a way simple narratives just can't. And we rememb...

    Read More

    5 ways to fire up a culture of compliance

    Any company's biggest risk to attaining and maintaining full compliance with laws and regulations is the conduct of its people - we call this the peop...

    Read More

    6 traits of effective compliance officers

    Protecting the ethical integrity of a company is the heart of the compliance officer’s role. And as regulators continue to clamp down on misconduct wi...

    Read More

    New infographic reveals a lack of transparency about political engagements

    Nearly three quarters of companies are failing to disclose how they engage with politicians, according to a new report by Transparency International U...

    Read More

    6 ways to encourage lateral thinking in e-learning

    Psychologist Edward de Bono introduced the concept of lateral thinking back in 1973. His main argument was that one could achieve “rightness” through ...

    Read More

    FCA Compliance News – March 2019

    Here's a selection of news stories from financial services compliance over the last month. These illustrate important messages coming from the FCA but...

    Read More

    6 ways to reinvigorate your health and safety training content

    In a recent blog post, we explored the rising cost of health and safety failings for businesses in the UK. Since the new Sentencing Guidelines came in...

    Read More

    The biggest fines for data breaches pre and post GDPR

    Since the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25 May 2018, the focus on data is bigger than ever, and the price for comp...

    Read More

    The serious consequences of tax evasion

    Avoiding taxes is one thing, but tax evasion is quite another. In many developed countries, tax evasion is a crime, punishable by both financial penal...

    Read More

    The rising cost of health and safety failings

    Everyone has the right to work in a safe and protected environment and all organisations have a legal duty of care to comply with. Yet, health and saf...

    Read More

    Compliance news - February 2019

    This blog is dedicated to bringing you the news that touches the people dimension of regulatory compliance. For us compliance is not just about regula...

    Read More

    FCA Compliance News - February 2019

    This post aims to highlight items of news that touch upon the people dimension of regulatory compliance. For us, compliance is about people - their mo...

    Read More

    Compliance Essentials News - January 2019

    In this first update of the year, we have for you an analysis of Google's GDPR fine as well as several other compliance developments and points to pon...

    Read More

    FCA Compliance News - December 2018

    The end of year has proved to be very busy in financial sector compliance, with numerous publications concerning Brexit being issued on top of the ong...

    Read More