Course Detail(E117 : Workplace Ethics: Understanding Employees' Professional Obligations & Mitigating Office Politics)

UTAP Funding

E117 : Workplace Ethics: Understanding Employees' Professional Obligations & Mitigating Office Politics

3.50 CPE Hours (Category 2)
Classroom

Programme Objective

To explore ethical issues pertaining to Employees’ professional obligations at the workplace where the dynamics between both the “Employee-to-Employer” and “Employee-to-Employee” will be examined. The potential legal breaches as well as the potential commercial impact of unethical behaviours will also be discussed.

Programme Outline

  • Workplace Ethics – An Overview
  • Relationship with the law
  • Non-legal breaches

Potential Ethical & Legal Breaches in Employee-to-Employer dynamics:

  • Bad-mouthing the boss
  • Doing your worst
  • Pretending problem ignorance
  • Training the next generation
  • Handing over the mess
  • Humility and ignorance
  • The lunch (and coffee and smoke) break
  • Unnecessary OT
  • Sick to work or sick of work?
  • Sick but work
  • Gossiping

Potential Ethical & Legal Breaches in Employee-to-Employee dynamics:

  • Stealing the thunder
  • Pointing fingers
  • Bad mouthing the colleague
  • Use of office facilities
  • Preferential treatment
  • “Man shang bu man xia”
  • (Chinese Idiom: Lying to one’s boss while being honest to one’s fellow colleagues)
  • Supervisor-supervisee relations
  • Office romance

Consequences

  • Potential legal breaches
  • Commercial impact
  • On the office (Hardware)
  • On the staff (Software)
  • Inter-relationships
  • Employer-employee
  • Employee-employee
  • Personal development

Training Methodology
Lecturestyle, 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 both Practising and Non-Practising Accountants who would like understand more about the ethical and legal issues surrounding Employees’ professional obligations in the context of the workplace. Professionals who are involved in or interested to design policies surrounding HR, Employee Engagement, Employee Grievances, Organizational Development (OD), Change Management, etc are also welcome to attend.

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 3.50 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

18 Mar 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 199.02
For Non-Members: $ 237.54

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

21 Jul 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 199.02
For Non-Members: $ 237.54

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

16 Sep 2020 (2:00 PM - 5:30 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 199.02
For Non-Members: $ 237.54

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

24 Nov 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 199.02
For Non-Members: $ 237.54

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

17 Sep 2019 (2:00 PM - 5:30 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee

Date & Time

19 Jul 2019 (2:00 PM - 5:30 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee

Date & Time

29 Jan 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee

Testimonial

Funding

1] NTUC Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme) is an individual skills upgrading account for NTUC members. NTUC member gets to enjoy UTAP funding 50% of the unfunded course fee capped at $250 every year. This excludes miscellaneous fees such as GST and registration fee etc.
 
This course is approved for UTAP support for intakes conducted between 01 April 2019 – 31 March 2020.
 
As UTAP is given on calendar year basis, and calculated based on year of training taken, it cannot be accumulated.

  • Maintained paid-up NTUC membership before course, throughout course duration and at the point of claim and;
  • Course by training provider must be supported under UTAP and training must commence within the supported period and;
  • Unfunded course fee must not be fully sponsored by company or other types of funding
  • Unfunded course fee must be S$20.00 and above, and;
  • Member must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and sat for all prescribed examination(s), if any and;
  • UTAP application must be made within 6 months after course ends.


To submit for UTAP claims, please visit http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg/. Terms and conditions apply.
 
Should you have queries on the funding scheme, you can email to UTAP@e2i.com.sg or call NTUC Membership Hotline at 6213-8008

Programme Facilitator(s)


Tan Peng Kwee
(LLB (Hons), NUS), Notary Public, Commissioner for Oaths, Advocate & Solicitor Supreme Court of Singapore


Peng Kwee has been practising as a lawyer in Singapore with more than 15 years with experience in civil and criminal work. He is presently a consultant with Aptus Law Corporation.

He is presently lecturing at the Singapore Accountancy Academy. He conducts continuing professional education seminars with Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and the Commercial Affairs Department of the Singapore Police Force. He also conducts seminars and workshops with various institutions and multi-national corporations primarily in the corporate, human resource, engineering and construction fields. In the past, he lectured at the Nanyang Business School of the Nanyang Technological University, Temasek Polytechnic and the Singapore Police Force. He was also a facilitator at Republic Polytechnic.

Programme Objective

To explore ethical issues pertaining to Employees’ professional obligations at the workplace where the dynamics between both the “Employee-to-Employer” and “Employee-to-Employee” will be examined. The potential legal breaches as well as the potential commercial impact of unethical behaviours will also be discussed.

Programme Outline

  • Workplace Ethics – An Overview
  • Relationship with the law
  • Non-legal breaches

Potential Ethical & Legal Breaches in Employee-to-Employer dynamics:

  • Bad-mouthing the boss
  • Doing your worst
  • Pretending problem ignorance
  • Training the next generation
  • Handing over the mess
  • Humility and ignorance
  • The lunch (and coffee and smoke) break
  • Unnecessary OT
  • Sick to work or sick of work?
  • Sick but work
  • Gossiping

Potential Ethical & Legal Breaches in Employee-to-Employee dynamics:

  • Stealing the thunder
  • Pointing fingers
  • Bad mouthing the colleague
  • Use of office facilities
  • Preferential treatment
  • “Man shang bu man xia”
  • (Chinese Idiom: Lying to one’s boss while being honest to one’s fellow colleagues)
  • Supervisor-supervisee relations
  • Office romance

Consequences

  • Potential legal breaches
  • Commercial impact
  • On the office (Hardware)
  • On the staff (Software)
  • Inter-relationships
  • Employer-employee
  • Employee-employee
  • Personal development

Training Methodology
Lecturestyle, 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 both Practising and Non-Practising Accountants who would like understand more about the ethical and legal issues surrounding Employees’ professional obligations in the context of the workplace. Professionals who are involved in or interested to design policies surrounding HR, Employee Engagement, Employee Grievances, Organizational Development (OD), Change Management, etc are also welcome to attend.

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 3.50 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee
(LLB (Hons), NUS), Notary Public, Commissioner for Oaths, Advocate & Solicitor Supreme Court of Singapore


Peng Kwee has been practising as a lawyer in Singapore with more than 15 years with experience in civil and criminal work. He is presently a consultant with Aptus Law Corporation.

He is presently lecturing at the Singapore Accountancy Academy. He conducts continuing professional education seminars with Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and the Commercial Affairs Department of the Singapore Police Force. He also conducts seminars and workshops with various institutions and multi-national corporations primarily in the corporate, human resource, engineering and construction fields. In the past, he lectured at the Nanyang Business School of the Nanyang Technological University, Temasek Polytechnic and the Singapore Police Force. He was also a facilitator at Republic Polytechnic.

Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

18 Mar 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 199.02
For Non-Members: $ 237.54

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709