Course Detail(E145 : Setting Up Effective Whistle-Blowing Procedures for Ethical Compliance)

E145 : Setting Up Effective Whistle-Blowing Procedures for Ethical Compliance

3.50 CPE Hours (Category 2)
Classroom


Programme Objective
 
Establishing whistle blower (WB) procedures for anonymous reporting of fraudulent or misconduct has been one of the most effective ways to deter and detect fraud.   It is crucial that relevant components of whistle blower procedures are set up to ensure successful deployment.    It may seem to be a costly and daunting exercise to set up whistle blower procedures due to the need of careful preparation, implementation and maintenance.   Some organizations already have the WB program but do not know how to manage the allegations that come in.  This course provides step-by-step guide on how to establish and manage WB procedures in a cost effective way.
 
On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Set up whistle blower procedures
  • Avoid common mistakes in setting up whistle blower procedures.
  • Maintain the whistle blower hotline with confidentiality and proper tracking.

Programme Outline

Overview of WB program

  1. Definition:  What it is & what it is not
  2. Trend and regulatory requirements
 
Establish WB key components
  1. Management & Audit Committee Sponsor
  2. Policy Establishment: COC, Confidentiality and Non-retaliation
  3. Process, procedures, system and medium
  4. Operation, socialization, training, refresher
  5. Investigation teams
 
Legal aspect of WB program
  1. Risk to company, risk to employee
  2. PDPA, defamation, wrongful dismissal, negligence
  3. Differentiating illegal and unethical
 
Managing WB feedback with proper process
  1. Incident management
  2. Investigation process & documentation
  3. Reporting & disciplinary actions
  4. Employee and media communication
 
Brief understanding on Investigation Techniques
  1. Document, Data, Diction
 
Concluding WB cases

Training Methodology
 Presentation, group discussion, case study. Multimedia and template sharing.
 
Closing Date for Registration
1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

CFO, Finance Manager, Accountant, Chief Compliance and Ethic Officer, Internal Auditor, Forensic Auditor, Risk Management Officer, Human Resource Manager

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 3.50 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

08 Sep 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Kent Hoh

Date & Time

28 Apr 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Kent Hoh

Date & Time

09 Sep 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Kent Hoh

Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)


Kent Hoh

Kent Hoh is a prolific trainer in audit, fraud investigation, corporate governance and personal effectiveness. Kent Hoh has wide-ranging experience in leading compliance and audit functions in Asia Pacific as well as forensic investigation team globally.  He conducted various successful projects in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Hungary, Poland, etc. Several of the projects involved multi-million dollars’ scheme and made headlines locally.


Kent holds an MBA, Bachelor of Law (Hons), and a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons).   He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).  He also passed the qualifications exams of the UK Chartered Secretary and Administrator (ICSA), Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and Certified Information System Auditor (CISA).

Kent Hoh has been an active trainer for several accounting and audit associations in South East Asia. He is also a frequent speaker for several universities in Shanghai, Nanjing and Hangzhou, China. Kent Hoh is currently serving as Vice President of Internal Audit in a company listed on SGX.
 


Programme Objective
 
Establishing whistle blower (WB) procedures for anonymous reporting of fraudulent or misconduct has been one of the most effective ways to deter and detect fraud.   It is crucial that relevant components of whistle blower procedures are set up to ensure successful deployment.    It may seem to be a costly and daunting exercise to set up whistle blower procedures due to the need of careful preparation, implementation and maintenance.   Some organizations already have the WB program but do not know how to manage the allegations that come in.  This course provides step-by-step guide on how to establish and manage WB procedures in a cost effective way.
 
On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Set up whistle blower procedures
  • Avoid common mistakes in setting up whistle blower procedures.
  • Maintain the whistle blower hotline with confidentiality and proper tracking.

Programme Outline

Overview of WB program

  1. Definition:  What it is & what it is not
  2. Trend and regulatory requirements
 
Establish WB key components
  1. Management & Audit Committee Sponsor
  2. Policy Establishment: COC, Confidentiality and Non-retaliation
  3. Process, procedures, system and medium
  4. Operation, socialization, training, refresher
  5. Investigation teams
 
Legal aspect of WB program
  1. Risk to company, risk to employee
  2. PDPA, defamation, wrongful dismissal, negligence
  3. Differentiating illegal and unethical
 
Managing WB feedback with proper process
  1. Incident management
  2. Investigation process & documentation
  3. Reporting & disciplinary actions
  4. Employee and media communication
 
Brief understanding on Investigation Techniques
  1. Document, Data, Diction
 
Concluding WB cases

Training Methodology
 Presentation, group discussion, case study. Multimedia and template sharing.
 
Closing Date for Registration
1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

CFO, Finance Manager, Accountant, Chief Compliance and Ethic Officer, Internal Auditor, Forensic Auditor, Risk Management Officer, Human Resource Manager

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 3.50 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Kent Hoh

Kent Hoh is a prolific trainer in audit, fraud investigation, corporate governance and personal effectiveness. Kent Hoh has wide-ranging experience in leading compliance and audit functions in Asia Pacific as well as forensic investigation team globally.  He conducted various successful projects in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Hungary, Poland, etc. Several of the projects involved multi-million dollars’ scheme and made headlines locally.


Kent holds an MBA, Bachelor of Law (Hons), and a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons).   He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).  He also passed the qualifications exams of the UK Chartered Secretary and Administrator (ICSA), Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and Certified Information System Auditor (CISA).

Kent Hoh has been an active trainer for several accounting and audit associations in South East Asia. He is also a frequent speaker for several universities in Shanghai, Nanjing and Hangzhou, China. Kent Hoh is currently serving as Vice President of Internal Audit in a company listed on SGX.
 

Upcoming Schedule

Registration is closed

Date & Time

08 Sep 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

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

Programme Facilitator(s)

Kent Hoh

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709