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Registration and Continental Breakfast (provided) 8:00 – 8:30 am
Welcome/Introduction 8:30 – 8:35 am
Organizational Ethics
  • What it is
  • Legal and business value
  • Practice steps to create and maintain
8:35 – 10:20 am
Break 10:20 – 10:35 am
Introduction to Compliance
  • High level overview of the seven elements of a compliance program
  • Practice and problems for the compliance professional are discussed
  • Highlight of areas of key importance to compliance programs
10:35 am – 12:05 pm
Lunch (provided) 12:05 – 1:05 pm
Compliance Infrastructure
  • An understanding of what is included in the CP infrastructure
  • Positions vital to the CP's infrastructure
  • Staffing the compliance program and reporting structures
1:05 – 2:50 pm
Break 2:50 – 3:05 pm
Creating and Reviewing Compliance Policies and Procedures
  • Definitions of standards of conduct, policies, procedures, guidelines
  • Elements of policies and procedures
  • Ownership and reviewing policies and procedures
3:05 – 4:50 pm
Continental Breakfast (provided) 7:30 – 8:00 am

Compliance Risk Assessment

  • Define compliance risk and how to assist with role clarity
  • Discuss the rationale and key cultural and management variables important to conducting a risk assessment
  • Identify common methodologies and processes for conducting a risk assessment
8:00 – 9:45 am
Break 9:45 – 10:00 am
CCEP Exam Discussion 10:00 – 10:15 am
Privacy and Information Security
  • Overview of US Privacy Law
  • Overview of key cybersecurity issues
  • Privacy and cybersecurity standards and industry practices/benchmarking
10:15 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch (provided) 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Discipline and Program Improvement
  • Importance of discipline
  • Responsibilities in discipline process
  • Elements of program improvement
1:00 – 2:15 pm
Legal Issues, Risk Factors, & Disclosure Issues
  • Lessons learned; the red flags
  • Overlooked; the need to identify red flags
  • Dangers hidden in investigations, our own policies, and how we react
  • We created it; now it's coming back to hurt us
  • Disclosure to regulators and law enforcement
2:15 – 3:15 pm
Break 3:15 – 3:30 pm
Ethics & Compliance Programs: Best Practices and Perspectives
  • Interactive session that explores core considerations for establishing a best practices program, to include strategies and insights on the path to get you there
  • Explore the value and importance of benchmarking, and discuss opportunities to leverage this essential information to take your program to the next level
  • Engage and collaborate with colleagues as part of an interactive networking opportunity, and learn about available resources that help support effective practice
3:30– 5:00 pm
Continental Breakfast (provided) 7:30 – 8:00 am
Education and Training 
  • The need for compliance and ethics training
  • The difference between training and education
  • Different types and methods of training
  • Targeted training
  • Demonstrating training effectiveness
8:00 – 9:45 am
Break 9:45 – 10:00 am
Auditing and Monitoring
  • Role of auditing and monitoring in the compliance program
  • Development of monitoring/auditing plans for effective assurance
  • The future of compliance program auditing and monitoring
10:00  – 11:45 am
Lunch (provided) 11:45 am – 12:45 pm
  • Understand the investigations management process
  • Learn important investigation techniques
  • Know the key steps of every workplace investigation
12:45 – 2:30 pm
Break 2:30 – 2:45 pm
Ethics & Compliance Programs: Evaluation and Effectiveness
  • Overview of essential components of E&C program effectiveness to include core elements of program design, implementation, and effective management, among other key areas
  • Explore effectiveness considerations across program elements to include value proposition, organizational impact, global standards, stakeholder expectations, and best practices
  • Consider methods, tools, and resources for evaluating effectiveness, and suggested steps for managing program risks and taking your program to the next level
2:45 – 4:30 pm
Continental Breakfast (provided) 7:30 – 8:00 am
Conflicts of Interest
  • Conflicts of interest are some of the most common and challenging issues for compliance and ethics programs
  • This session is designed to assist compliance professionals in understanding ethical and organizational risks that result from conflicts of interest
  • This session will review the many kinds of conflicts of interest and how they occur; case studies; and best practices
8:00 – 9:45 am
Break 9:45 – 10:00 am
FCPA Anti-Corruption and Bribery
  • Global law enforcement efforts
  • Practical hands-on approach
  • Effective compliance remediation approaches
10:00 – 11:45 am
Academy Ends 11:45 am

Exam Check-In Time 

12:45 pm

Exam Time – Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP)® Exam (optional)

The exam is optional. You must apply and be approved to sit for the CCEP exam by CCB, separately from your academy registration. To apply online, go to: Academy and certification exams offered are only in English at this time. PLEASE NOTE: If you are not present at the specified ‘Exam Time’ as listed above, and as determined by the exam proctor, you will not be allowed to sit for the exam. Actual exam duration is 120 minutes per the Candidate Handbook. Time range above includes mandatory exam procedures and proctor instructions.

1:00 – 4:00 pm

Agenda is subject to change.