Online Training – Introduction to Anti-Bribery and Corruption Course overview The existence of corruption in the public and private sector is more common than most people would expect and has resulted in the introduction of extra-territorial legislation, such as the UK Bribery Act 2010, aimed at stopping this practice by making corrupt practices illegal offences. The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of various Anti-Bribery and Corruption legislation that exists around the world including the UK Bribery Act 2010 and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), which given the extra-territorial nature impacts individuals and businesses operating in foreign markets.
Target audience The course is designed for any employees whose companies do business with international businesses that are subject to extra-territorial Anti-Bribery and Corruption laws.
Course content Module 1 – Introduction Module 2 – Overview of corruption and bribery Module 3 – Anti-bribery and corruption requirements Module 4 – Bribery and corruption mythbusters Module 5 – Case studies Module 6 – Red flags Module 7 – Industry best practice Learning assessment
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Detailed Course Outline
Module 1: Introduction Module 2: Overview of corruption and bribery Define the terms ‘bribery’ and ‘corruption’ Why is there a need for bribery and corruption training? Who may be held liable for corruption offences? Corruption offences by individuals and entities What is the size of the corruption problem? Chronology in the development of anti-bribery and corruption legislation A brief history of anti-bribery and corruption legislation Recent bribery and corruption laws What is being done around the world to combat corruption? Examples of bribery and corruption reported in the media Module 3: Anti-bribery and corruption requirements Summary of the anti-bribery and corruption requirements Overview of the UK Bribery Act 2010 and the 6 key principles What impact does anti-bribery and corruption legislation have on international business? Module 4: Bribery and corruption mythbusters This module uses recent case studies to dispel the following myths: Myth 1 – Bribery and corruption only exists in developing countries Myth 2 – Bribery and corruption does not exist in the Financial Services Industry Myth 3 – Nobody gets caught Myth 4 – The impacts of bribery and corruption are small Myth 5 – It is an accepted way of doing business Myth 6 – Bribery and corruption only relates to cash payments Myth 7 – The consequences of getting caught are worth the risk Myth 8 – Corruption is a victimless crime Myth 9 – Corruption only happens in business Myth 10 – Corruption does not happen in Governments in first world countries Module 5: Case studies This module provides case studies based on each of the 6 principles of the UK Bribery Act: Proportionate Procedures Top level commitment Risk Assessment Due Diligence Communication (including Training) Monitoring and Review Module 6: Red flags Identifying ‘red flags’ that can indicate that improper or illegal conduct has occurred. Module 7: Industry best practice Establishing guiding principles around gifts and entertainment, political and charitable donations and third party due diligence. Learning Assessment