Compliance Essentials Library

Code of Conduct Training Course

Every company expects its employees to meet the highest professional standards, to act ethically and with integrity.

A Code of Conduct summarises the standards of conduct expected from every employee of a company and provides guidance when dealing with specific situations.

Our Code of Conduct training will help your employees learn about your code of conduct then demonstrate its application in a series of practical examples.

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Code of Conduct Course

About this Course

This course will help your employees learn about your code of conduct by demonstrating its application through a series of practical examples.

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare your employees to:

  • Summarise your company's standards of conduct
  • Understand compliance with laws and regulations
  • Follow the dos and don'ts in common situations
  • Know when, how and to whom to report breaches
  • Provide guidance on dealing with Conduct

New in 2021

Full design review conducted by a Code of Conduct expert.

  • Text & image updates throughout the course
  • New pages, activities & scenarios
  • Updated conflicts of interest definition & examples
  • Updated gifts & hospitality values reflecting industry norms
  • Updated scenarios & learning activities
  • Updated post-course assessment questions

Course Outline


Doing the right thing

Code of Conduct

Compliance with laws and regulations

- Legal and regulatory compliance: Dos and don'ts
- A point of law
- Regulatory submission
- Legal matters

Corporate governance

- The Board

Health, safety and the environment (HSE)

- HSE: Dos and don'ts
- A live wire
- Local standards
- Letting down the guard

Equality and diversity

- Equality: Dos and don'ts
- A leave of absence
- The bonus pot
- The keen masseur

Contact with competitors

- Competition: Dos and don'ts
- Chatty competitors
- The price is right?
- Treading a tightrope

Gifts, entertainment and sponsorships

- Official business
- The goody bag
- A product launch

Political contributions

- Contributing advice
- The dodgy donation
- The supporter


- Additional fees
- Payment problems
- Secret agent

Conflicts of interest

- A family affair
- The financial interest
- A talented nephew

Fraud prevention

- Business use

Confidential information

- A friend in need?
- Careless whispers
- The revealing message

Insider information

- Insider trading: Dos and don'ts
- Brotherly advice
- Guilty by association?
- Tricky transactions

Speak up!

- Your call
- What happens in Vegas...
- Whistle when you suspect


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Course Specifications



Approximately 30-minute long e-learning course followed by a 10-question assessment.



Suitable for all staff - examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels. No previous knowledge or experience is required.



SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via a client style sheet.



Ability to offer optional test-out, whereby users can choose to skip the course content and complete the learning assignment simply by passing the assessment.



All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility). AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC.



Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS.




Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages.



Based on UK legislation, but suitable for global audiences upon the removal of UK-specific references and translation as necessary.