Course Detail(E174v : Ethical Considerations of Whistleblowing (Live Webinar))

E174v : Ethical Considerations of Whistleblowing (Live Webinar)

3.50 CPE Hours (Category 2)
Live Webinar

Programme Objective

 
A professional accountant has a responsibility to act in the public interest and comply with the fundamental principles of integrity and professional behaviour. 

How do we then decide whether to whistle blow under the circumstances? 

This course will explore the ethical issues and considerations surrounding whistleblowing.

 

Programme Outline

  • What is whistleblowing?
  • Duty to blow the whistle under legal or regulatory reasons
    • Money laundering and terrorist financing
    • Corruption 
  • Ethical duty to blow the whistle
    • Factors to consider before blowing the whistle
    • Is it the right matter for whistle blowing?
    • How much evidence do I need to have?
    • Is there an approved channel for whistle blowing?
    • Is there legal protection?
    • Reasons for not blowing the whistle?
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 practical illustrations and interactive discussions


Closing Date for Registration
1 week before programme or until full enrolment.

Intended For

This programme is intended for professional accountants who would like to understand more about whistleblowing and the various considerations.

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 3.50 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

16 Jun 2023 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 177.12
For Non-Members: $ 210.60

Programme Facilitator(s)

Daniel Chee

Venue

Online Classroom in or outside of
Singapore

Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)


Chee Hay Kheong, Daniel
FCA (Singapore)

 

Daniel is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore. He holds an Honours degree in Accountancy from the National University of Singapore and was a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). He has more than 13 years of experience in the accounting profession, having worked for one of the Big 4 accounting firms both in Singapore and in the United Kingdom. He has also more than 5 years of senior management experience with multi-national corporations, managing their operations in Singapore and Asia.

Daniel has served as an adjunct Associate Professor in the department of accounting at the National University of Singapore (NUS), teaching the Audit and Assurance and Advanced Audit and Assurance modules. After NUS, he served as an Adjunct Professor in the accounting department of the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), teaching the Audit and Assurance module.

Daniel also provided professional training to members of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID), public accounting firms and training providers.

Daniel was formerly a committee member of both the IT Committee and the Examination Committee of ISCA, and was also a committee member of the Disciplinary Sub-Committee of Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA).
 

Programme Objective

 
A professional accountant has a responsibility to act in the public interest and comply with the fundamental principles of integrity and professional behaviour. 

How do we then decide whether to whistle blow under the circumstances? 

This course will explore the ethical issues and considerations surrounding whistleblowing.

 

Programme Outline

  • What is whistleblowing?
  • Duty to blow the whistle under legal or regulatory reasons
    • Money laundering and terrorist financing
    • Corruption 
  • Ethical duty to blow the whistle
    • Factors to consider before blowing the whistle
    • Is it the right matter for whistle blowing?
    • How much evidence do I need to have?
    • Is there an approved channel for whistle blowing?
    • Is there legal protection?
    • Reasons for not blowing the whistle?
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 practical illustrations and interactive discussions


Closing Date for Registration
1 week before programme or until full enrolment.

Intended For

This programme is intended for professional accountants who would like to understand more about whistleblowing and the various considerations.

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 3.50 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Chee Hay Kheong, Daniel
FCA (Singapore)

 

Daniel is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore. He holds an Honours degree in Accountancy from the National University of Singapore and was a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). He has more than 13 years of experience in the accounting profession, having worked for one of the Big 4 accounting firms both in Singapore and in the United Kingdom. He has also more than 5 years of senior management experience with multi-national corporations, managing their operations in Singapore and Asia.

Daniel has served as an adjunct Associate Professor in the department of accounting at the National University of Singapore (NUS), teaching the Audit and Assurance and Advanced Audit and Assurance modules. After NUS, he served as an Adjunct Professor in the accounting department of the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), teaching the Audit and Assurance module.

Daniel also provided professional training to members of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID), public accounting firms and training providers.

Daniel was formerly a committee member of both the IT Committee and the Examination Committee of ISCA, and was also a committee member of the Disciplinary Sub-Committee of Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA).
 


Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

16 Jun 2023 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 177.12
For Non-Members: $ 210.60

Programme Facilitator(s)

Daniel Chee

Venue

Online Classroom in or outside of
Singapore