Course Detail(E114v : Ethical Dilemmas in Business and Finance (Live Webinar))

SkillsFuture Credit

E114v : Ethical Dilemmas in Business and Finance (Live Webinar)

7.00 CPE Hours (Category 2)
Live Webinar

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?


Pre-requisites

Please take note of the following admission requirements:

  • Trainings will be conducted on Zoom platform, thus video camera and microphone are compulsory
  • Mandatory for video camera to be turned on throughout the course
  • Display your official name (as per NRIC) in Zoom, to facilitate attendance taking


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

06 Feb 2023 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 279.07
For Non-Members: $ 335.23

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Venue

Online Classroom in or outside of
Singapore

Testimonial

Funding

1] SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)
Funding Period: Until 14 Apr 2023
Course Reference Number: TGS-2020501113

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an opening credit of S$500 from the government. You may wish to use your SFC to pay for partial/full ISCA course fees. 

On 1 Oct 2020, the Government provided a one-off SkillsFuture Credit Top-up of $500 for all eligible Singaporeans aged 25 or above by 31 Dec 2020. Singaporeans aged 40 to 60 by 31 Dec 2020 will also receive an Additional SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career Support) of $500 which can be used for courses under: (i) SGUnited Skills Programme, (ii) SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme – Company Training, and (iii) Career Transition Programmes. This additional SFC (Mid-Career Support) is NOT applicable for use on ISCA courses. (For more information on the SFC scheme, please visit www.myskillsfuture.gov.sg)

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

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.

 

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?


Pre-requisites

Please take note of the following admission requirements:

  • Trainings will be conducted on Zoom platform, thus video camera and microphone are compulsory
  • Mandatory for video camera to be turned on throughout the course
  • Display your official name (as per NRIC) in Zoom, to facilitate attendance taking


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

06 Feb 2023 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 279.07
For Non-Members: $ 335.23

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Venue

Online Classroom in or outside of
Singapore