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3.50 CPE Hours (Category 2)
Classroom

Please be informed that in view of the current COVID-19 situation, ISCA will change the format of Jun - Aug 2020 sessions into Live Webinar. A detailed set of instructions on the Live Webinar will also be sent to you closer to date.

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.

Schedule & Fees

Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)

Please be informed that in view of the current COVID-19 situation, ISCA will change the format of Jun - Aug 2020 sessions into Live Webinar. A detailed set of instructions on the Live Webinar will also be sent to you closer to date.

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.

Programme Facilitator(s)


No course instances or course instance sessions available.