CPAR Ethics  |  Format: Flash

Speak-Up, Listen-Up, Follow-Up: Creating a Strong Ethical Culture

Course Overview
In an era of cataclysmic repercussions as a result of ethical breaches throughout the world, it is critical for senior management and the board of directors to exercise proactive oversight on issues of business integrity and compliance within their organizations. Jacqueline Brevard, senior advisor with GEC Risk Advisory LLC and the former chief ethics & compliance officer for Merck & Co., Inc., explains the importance of a speak-up, listen-up and follow-up environment in order to create a strong ethical culture within your organization.

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Recognize why having a strong ethical culture is important;
  • Identify the things to do to establish a strong ethical culture;
  • Recognize the importance of having a speak-up, listen-up and follow-up culture; and
  • Identify the organizational factors that influence retaliation.

    Catalog Number: CPAR1428-FM
    CPE Credits: 2 Registry / 2 QAS
    Author: CPA Report
    Advanced Preparation:
    Work experience in a corporate staff environment, or an introductory course in ethics.
    Course Level: Update
    Field of Study: Behavioral Ethics
    Content Partner: CPA Reports Online
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-Study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
      You are allowed 2 attempts to pass the final exam in a 30 day period. You will be locked out of the final for 30 days after any second failure.
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Sound card with speakers/headphones
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: Nov 30, 2019 / Jan 03, 2021