Course Detail(E114 : Ethical Dilemmas in Business and Finance)

SDF Funding, SkillsFuture Credit

E114 : Ethical Dilemmas in Business and Finance

7.00 CPE Hours (Category 2)
Classroom

Programme Objective

To explore issues related to ethical dilemmas in the fields of business and finance.

Programme Outline

  • Ethics – An Overview

  • Motivations and motives of persons - Maslow's hierachy of needs, sociobiology

  • Employee duties - fidelity, fiduciary duties (for managers and directors), ethical requirements, corruption, lawsuits against fiduciaries

  • Employment - fair employment practices, Employment laws and rules, issues in employment - discrimination against minorities based on race, etc; constructive dismissal, role of TAFEP

  • Financial ethics - problem businesses (tobacco, gambling, alcohol, firearms, blood diamonds), investment manager's duties, ethical investment principles, Islamic finance (main rules regarding interest, gambling and alcohol)

  • Banking ethics - loans to problems businesses, Ashley Paige as a bank customer, subprime lending

  • Sales issues - improper sales techniques, evil customers (eg IBM sales to Hitler's Germany)

  • Procurement problems - purchasing from immoral suppliers (issues of child labour, unsafe working conditions, slavery, etc), discussion (Rana Plaza case)

  • Relationship between law and ethics - criminal law issues, law of negligence (including the recent lawsuit against SMRT by a Thai teen), what is a life worth?

Training Methodology

Lecture style, with case studies

Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

A Foundation to Intermediate level programme intended for professionals in business and finance. Those who would like understand more about the ethical dilemmas in a variety of business and finance contexts are welcome to attend.

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 7.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

18 Dec 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

There are no seats available.

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 329.56
For Non-Members: $ 398.04

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

23 Mar 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 329.56
For Non-Members: $ 398.04

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

27 Jul 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 329.56
For Non-Members: $ 398.04

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

14 Dec 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 329.56
For Non-Members: $ 398.04

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

26 Sep 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Date & Time

02 Jul 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Date & Time

06 Mar 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Testimonial

Funding

1] SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)
Funding Period: Until 14 Apr 2020
Course Ref No.: CRS-N-0035488

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an opening credit of S$500 from the government. The credits will not expire and periodic top-ups will be provided by the government. SFC may be accumulated to pay for skills related course fees. You may wish to use your SFC to pay for partial/full ISCA course fees.  (For more information on the SFC scheme, please visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit)

If you wish to enrol for the course with SFC Funding, please proceed with the following steps:

  • Step 1: Register for the course online via ISCA Portal. Upon adding to cart, the system will prompt a question “Do you wish to apply for SkillsFuture Credit?”, click “Yes” and input all required information. At the Cart page, please ensure that SFC funding is applied before clicking “Checkout”.
  • Step 2: After successful enrolment, please proceed to submit SFC claim on Skillsfuture Portal within 60 days before the course start date and obtain the necessary approval. Please submit SFC claim via SFC portal here: http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit.

Failure to submit claim application and obtain necessary approval before the course start date will result in topping up of the SFC indicated for use. Please note that there will be an administrative fee of $42.80 for any revision of invoice.


2] WDA Training Grant - SDF Funding
This course is approved for SDF funding ($2 per training hour) for Company-sponsored participants only (Eligibility criteria apply). 

Funding Period: Until 14 Apr 2020
Funded Hours: 7 hours
Course Ref No.: CRS-N-0035488

If you wish to enrol participants with SDF Funding, please proceed with the following steps (For Corporate enrolments only) :

  • Step 1: Register for the course online via ISCA Portal. Upon adding to cart, the system will prompt a question “Do you wish to apply for WDA Funding?”, click Yes and input all required information. At the Cart page, please ensure that SDF funding is applied before clicking “Checkout”.
     
  • Step 2: After successful enrolment, please proceed to submit the Training Grant application via SkillsConnect Portal here: https://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg/

Employers of company-sponsored participants must submit training grant via SkillsConnect system to obtain training grant for course fees. You may submit the Training Grant application within the period from 30 days before the course start date to 30 days after course start date. Please note that there will be an administrative fee of $42.80 for any revision of invoice.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Company must be registered or incorporated in Singapore and;
  • Applicant is taking the course for the first time.
  • Applicant must be employed, and is either Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident of Singapore and;
  • Applicant must achieve at least 75% attendance, and pass all examinations /assessments and;
  • Applicant must be fully sponsored by the Company for all costs associated with the training and;
  • Payment has to be made via corporate means (e.g. corporate cheque, corporate GIRO, corporate credit card).

Programme Facilitator(s)


Terence Tan

An Advocate and Solicitor for over 20 years, Terence has provided legal training and education for many professional organizations, overseas universities and MNCs. 


Terence was named in Parliament for his comments on the revamped Bankrupt Act and these comments were expressly mentioned by the Court of Appeal.

Terence was formerly Asst Professor in the Law Faculty, National University of Singapore where he taught Insolvency Law, Company Law and Computer Law.

He is recognized by the Council for Estate Agents (CEA) on a wide variety of issues and topics such as Landlord-Tenant Disputes and Family Property Disputes.

 

Programme Objective

To explore issues related to ethical dilemmas in the fields of business and finance.

Programme Outline

  • Ethics – An Overview

  • Motivations and motives of persons - Maslow's hierachy of needs, sociobiology

  • Employee duties - fidelity, fiduciary duties (for managers and directors), ethical requirements, corruption, lawsuits against fiduciaries

  • Employment - fair employment practices, Employment laws and rules, issues in employment - discrimination against minorities based on race, etc; constructive dismissal, role of TAFEP

  • Financial ethics - problem businesses (tobacco, gambling, alcohol, firearms, blood diamonds), investment manager's duties, ethical investment principles, Islamic finance (main rules regarding interest, gambling and alcohol)

  • Banking ethics - loans to problems businesses, Ashley Paige as a bank customer, subprime lending

  • Sales issues - improper sales techniques, evil customers (eg IBM sales to Hitler's Germany)

  • Procurement problems - purchasing from immoral suppliers (issues of child labour, unsafe working conditions, slavery, etc), discussion (Rana Plaza case)

  • Relationship between law and ethics - criminal law issues, law of negligence (including the recent lawsuit against SMRT by a Thai teen), what is a life worth?

Training Methodology

Lecture style, with case studies

Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

A Foundation to Intermediate level programme intended for professionals in business and finance. Those who would like understand more about the ethical dilemmas in a variety of business and finance contexts are welcome to attend.

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 7.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

An Advocate and Solicitor for over 20 years, Terence has provided legal training and education for many professional organizations, overseas universities and MNCs. 


Terence was named in Parliament for his comments on the revamped Bankrupt Act and these comments were expressly mentioned by the Court of Appeal.

Terence was formerly Asst Professor in the Law Faculty, National University of Singapore where he taught Insolvency Law, Company Law and Computer Law.

He is recognized by the Council for Estate Agents (CEA) on a wide variety of issues and topics such as Landlord-Tenant Disputes and Family Property Disputes.

 


Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

23 Mar 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 329.56
For Non-Members: $ 398.04

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709