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Compliance Essentials Library

Code of Conduct Course

Every company's shareholders, customers, suppliers, regulators and stakeholders all expect one thing from their employees - that they meet the highest professional standards, act ethically and with integrity.
A Code of Conduct summarises the standards of conduct expected from every employee of a company and provides guidance for dealing with specific situations. 

Our Code of Conduct Course will help your employees to learn about your code of conduct then demonstrate its application is a series of practical examples.
Audience: All staff  |  Duration: 30 minutes  |  Format: E-learning module

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare your employees to:

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

Course Contents

  • Welcome
  • 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
  • Payments
    - 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
  • Affirmation
  • Complete

Free Trial: Compliance Essentials

This course is part of our Compliance Essentials Course Library.

Compliance Essentials is our best-selling library and there's a reason for that.

Essentials contains 30 in-depth courses and dozens of express micro-learning modules from AML, Bribery, GDPR and Equality to Health and Safety. It provides a complete and comprehensive off-the-shelf compliance solution for UK businesses that can be customised completely to fit your organisation.

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Duration Approximately 30 minutes
Audience Suitable for all staff - examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels
Prerequisites No previous knowledge or experience required
Design SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via client style sheet
Assessment Ten-question assessment
Test-out 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 Deployment AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC
Deployment AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC
Compatibility All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility)
Tailoring Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS
Translation Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages
Localisation Based on UK legislation, but suitable for global audiences upon the removal of UK-specific references and translation as necessary

Off-the-shelf Courses

Our off-the-shelf subscription options allow you to train your staff using this course and other essential compliance courses cost-effectively.

We can also customise courses to your business needs or create fully bespoke courses to your specification.

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