Course Detail(E118 : Ethical Whistle Blowing: Is It My Responsibility To Report?)

E118 : Ethical Whistle Blowing: Is It My Responsibility To Report?

3.50 CPE Hours (Category 2)
Classroom

Programme Objective

To explore the ethical and legal issues surrounding whistle blowing, including a discussion on “grey situations” to enable participants discern when to whistle blow.

Programme Outline

Whistle blowing: The legal duty to blow

  • Specific instance
  • Legal protection
What is whistle blowing?
  • Problem identification
  • The extremes
    - Mere inefficiency –increased emotional or financial costs
    - Criminal acts – legal consequences
     
  •  The grey areas
    - Speculation and gossip
    - Evidence beyond reasonable doubt
 Internal guidelines
  • Formal guides
  • Lack of formal guidance
 The impact of moral duty when there is no legal duty
  • On the potential blower
  • On the victim
  • On colleagues
  • On families
 Corporate social responsibility
  • Customers
  • Suppliers
  • Society as a whole
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 both Practising and Non-Practising Accountants who would like understand more about the ethical and legal issues surrounding whistle blowing. Professionals who are involved in or interested to design a whistle blowing policy for their organizations are welcome to attend.

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 3.50 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

18 Mar 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

21 Jul 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

05 Nov 2019 (2:00 PM - 5:30 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee

Date & Time

06 Aug 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee

Date & Time

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

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee

Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

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 the ethical and legal issues surrounding whistle blowing, including a discussion on “grey situations” to enable participants discern when to whistle blow.

Programme Outline

Whistle blowing: The legal duty to blow

  • Specific instance
  • Legal protection
What is whistle blowing?
  • Problem identification
  • The extremes
    - Mere inefficiency –increased emotional or financial costs
    - Criminal acts – legal consequences
     
  •  The grey areas
    - Speculation and gossip
    - Evidence beyond reasonable doubt
 Internal guidelines
  • Formal guides
  • Lack of formal guidance
 The impact of moral duty when there is no legal duty
  • On the potential blower
  • On the victim
  • On colleagues
  • On families
 Corporate social responsibility
  • Customers
  • Suppliers
  • Society as a whole
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 both Practising and Non-Practising Accountants who would like understand more about the ethical and legal issues surrounding whistle blowing. Professionals who are involved in or interested to design a whistle blowing policy for their organizations are 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 (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