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The Network’s Online Courses are contemporary, modern and engaging. We deliver a variety of diverse courses on today’s most important ethics and compliance issues, applying highly relevant, expert-level content that’s always fresh. Using vector animation, our training and communication solutions offer:

  • Modern, current, relevant ethics and compliance topics
  • Intuitive user interface and award-winning design to engage employees
  • Innovative course development methods unmatched by other providers
  • Contextual scenarios to reinforce understanding of situational ethics
  • Most extensive customization options in the industry
  • Multiple configuration options to reflect an organization’s branding, culture, messaging
  • Content proactively reviewed annually

Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption

Anti-Bribery for Business Partners: Doing Business Fairly
Training Third Party

Many organizations utilize the services of business partners to assist them as they expand into foreign markets, and they rely on them – as entities that do business with them or on their behalf – to operate in full compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and industry codes. This course is designed as a tool for organizations to communicate to business partners about critical anti-bribery issues and to provide the information they need to meet your organization’s high standards, wherever in the world you operate.

Anti-Bribery: Doing Business Fairly (FCPA)
FCPA Training; FCPA Compliance Training

This course provides an overview of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and explores related anti-bribery and anti-corruption concepts, helping your employees recognize the forms a bribe can take and understand their responsibility to comply with the law wherever they operate. The course tackles complexities associated with the terms “anything of value,” “corrupt intent,” “facilitating payments” and “government officials.” It highlights the due diligence required when engaging third parties. It also describes the FCPA’s books and records requirement and the need for accurate, complete and transparent recordkeeping.

Anti-Bribery: Doing Business Fairly (FCPA/UK Bribery Act)
Anti Bribery FCPA Training

For organizations with operations in the U.S. and the U.K., this course emphasizes that anti-bribery laws extend to bribery of private entities — not just public officials — and apply to not only offering, but also receiving a bribe. This course offers an overview of the anti-corruption landscape and explores the complexities associated with terms such as “financial or other advantage” and “improper performance.” It highlights the due diligence required when engaging third parties. It also describes the FCPA’s books and records requirement and the need for accurate, complete and transparent recordkeeping.

Anti-Bribery: Doing Business Fairly (Global Version)
Anti Bribery Training

It is critically important for organizations to conduct business honestly and in accordance with the law wherever in the world they operate. Rather than focusing on any one country’s rules, this course takes a broad view of bribery and corruption issues and the need for employees to know, understand and comply with the policies of any country (or countries) in which they work. Dealings with government officials and anti-corruption obligations with respect to third parties are highlighted in this course because of the special risks they present.

Anti-Bribery: Doing Business Fairly (Pharmaceutical) - Coming Soon!
Anti Bribery Training

This course explores anti-bribery fundamentals as they relate to the pharmaceutical sector. Using real-world examples, it puts policy into practice and helps your employees understand the importance of maintaining a culture of integrity and transparency. It emphasizes that in everyday dealings with Health Care Providers (HCPs), government officials, regulators and other business partners, an improper payment or a single act of dishonesty can not only result in legal repercussions, but also in a loss of trust and irreparable damage to the reputation of your organization and those who work there.

Antitrust and Competition Law

Antitrust and Competition Law: Competing Fairly
Antitrust Training

This course speaks to the principle of a free, open market and the importance of avoiding business practices that could restrain trade. It traces the origin and the purpose of U.S. antitrust laws, outlines the benefits of competition and underscores for your employees the need to avoid conduct that might even suggest something improper. It examines topics including per se violations such as price fixing, bid rigging and dividing of territories or markets as well as other kinds of illegal practices, such as tying or exclusivity arrangements. Developed in partnership with the law firm FSB FisherBroyles, LLP.

Global Competition Law: Promoting Free and Open Competition
Global Competition Law 1

Fair competition means seeking business openly and honestly, obtaining competitive information legally and ethically and engaging in fair business practices. While competition laws can differ from country to country, they share core legal principles and requirements designed to protect free and open competitive markets. This course highlights the importance of complying with laws designed to promote free and open competition wherever in the world your organization operates. It outlines the benefits of competition and underscores for your employees the need to avoid conduct that might even suggest something improper.

Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct: Code Words to Build Your Ethical Culture
Code of Conduct Training

A code of conduct is the cornerstone of an ethical culture. After exploring some basics about why organizations have codes and who must comply with them, this course offers a high-level look at specific code of conduct topics using a series of flexible 3- to 5-minute Learning Blocks. With an extensive library of topics, you can build a course that meets your organization’s unique needs – and The Network’s course licensing model allows you to switch out Learning Blocks each year to ensure that your code course stays fresh and engaging.

Standards of Conduct for Third Parties: Partnering with Integrity
Partnering with Integrity 1

Ethical conduct by your third parties is integral to the success of your own organization. This course is designed to help you clearly communicate your organization’s expectations to suppliers, distributors, consultants, agents, service providers and other third parties that do business with you or on your behalf. It addresses a range of critical compliance issues including: anti-bribery and anti-corruption, antitrust and competition, confidential information, environmental compliance, discrimination and harassment, and health and safety. It reinforces your organization’s commitment to operating honestly and in full compliance with the law.

Confidentiality, Information Management and Privacy

Careful Communications: Being Clear and Careful
Careful Communications Training

Today, communication happens 24/7 – whether online or in social media, conversations never seem to stop. In this environment, your organization must ensure that communications are positive, responsible and productive. Just one negative or misinterpreted message can damage your organization’s reputation and its bottom line. This course empowers your employees to use care in any form of communication – understanding the risks of careless communication and gaining clarity around what they can send, what medium to use and how to craft an appropriate message.

Confidentiality: Protecting Confidential Information
Confidential Information 1

Failure to protect confidential information can result in loss of business, loss of confidence and loyalty and, subsequently, financial loss. This course defines the kinds of information considered confidential, describes the role that your employees must play in safeguarding it and underscores the impact that inappropriate disclosure of confidential information can have on your organization. The course examines a wide spectrum of confidential information from employee’s personal information and proprietary business information to trade secrets and intellectual property including copyrights, patents and trademarks.

Global Data Privacy: Protecting Personal Information
Global Data Privacy 1

In our data-driven world, organizations are increasingly challenged to effectively safeguard the personal data they use and maintain. This course examines the kinds of personal information that need protecting and identifies common errors that can put information at risk. It explores the concepts of data acquisition and data mining. It also considers specific data storage and handling practices that serve to protect personal information – and those that can jeopardize information. It provides your employees with best-practice tips for protecting information on the road, in the office and around the world.

HIPAA: Protecting Health Information (Covered Entities)
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This course covers the obligation of health-related businesses to protect the health information of individuals. It lays a foundation for understanding and complying with HIPAA requirements and defines specific terms related to health information privacy and security including Protected Health Information (PHI). It also covers such topics as security of PHI and ePHI, use and disclosure, business associate agreements, the concept of minimum necessary standard, oral and written authorizations, privacy notices, breach and notification and uses of PHI for treatment, payment and operations.

HIPAA: Protecting Health Information (Business Associates of Covered Entities)
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This course covers the obligation of business associates of health-related businesses, as well as their subcontractors, to protect the health information of individuals. It defines who is a business associate and what constitutes a business associate agreement, and it lays a foundation for understanding and complying with HIPAA requirements, defining specific terms related to health information privacy and security including Protected Health Information (PHI). It also covers such topics as security of PHI and ePHI, use and disclosure, business associate agreements and breach and notification.

Information Security: Safeguarding Our Business
Information Security Training

As technology evolves, so do the threats to an organization’s vital information. This course emphasizes that your organization’s best defense against internal and external breaches is not technology alone, but a culture of security where actions taken to protect information are automatic and intuitive. It covers the kinds of threats organizations face and educates employees on what they can do to protect your systems, information and access with sections on password management, mobile devices, viruses, data storage and tracking, reporting lost or stolen data and social media.

Records Hold: Preserving Information
Records Hold 1

In some cases, when an organization becomes aware of a legal claim or becomes involved in a legal action, it may choose to supersede normal record retention policies by implementing a records hold, to preserve all information relevant to that legal matter. This course explains what a records hold is, how to comply with it and what to do after a records hold is released. It also explains what an employee’s responsibility is with respect to records under his or her control should employment with your organization ends.

Social Media: Making Responsible Connections
Social Media Training

While social media promotes the exchange of ideas and helps people and businesses build relationships, it can, if misused, seriously damage an organization’s reputation and bottom line. As technology continues to evolve, your organization may be challenged to provide training that both encourages the positive, productive use of social media and offers guidance on responsible networking. This course provides your employees with an overview of social media – including the opportunities and risks it presents – and encourages them to use good judgment online, to protect themselves, your organization and others.

Diversity, Anti-Harassment and Anti-Discrimination

Global Harassment and Discrimination: Maintaining Respect
Harassment and Discrimination Training

Most countries around the world have enacted legislation designed to foster a respectful workplace, where employees are treated fairly and with dignity – but no two countries are the same. Multinational organizations are challenged to provide training that speaks to employees in every location about these important topics. This course is designed to meet this need. Its focus is on creating a culture of inclusion, free of discriminating and harassing behaviors (including bullying, mobbing and sexual harassment) that create a negative work environment.

Harassment, Abusive Conduct and Discrimination: Maintaining Respect (Supervisors, 2-Hr.)
Harassment and Discrimination Training

Fully compliant with state-mandated two-hour training requirements, such as AB 1825 and AB2053 required in California and others in Maine and Connecticut, this course addresses one of the most sensitive and potentially damaging workplace issues that employers face today, affecting every industry and every type and size of organization. The course helps raise awareness of discrimination, harassment and abusive conduct and the do’s and don’ts of creating a respectful work environment. It provides your supervisors with the information they need to be proactive in recognizing and reporting misconduct.

Harassment, Abusive Conduct and Discrimination: Maintaining Respect (Supervisors, 1-Hr.)
Harassment and Discrimination Training

A shorter, one-hour version, this course addresses one of the most sensitive and potentially damaging workplace issues that employers face today, affecting every industry and every type and size of organization. The course provides high-level information and real-life examples that help raise awareness of a variety of discrimination, harassment and abusive conduct issues. It also explores the do’s and don’ts of creating a respectful, inclusive work environment. It provides your supervisors with the information they need to be proactive in recognizing and reporting misconduct.

Harassment, Abusive Conduct and Discrimination: Maintaining Respect (Supervisors, 30-Min.)
Harassment and Discrimination Training

A short, 30-minute experience, this course addresses one of the most sensitive and potentially damaging workplace issues that employers face today, affecting every industry and every type and size of organization. The course provides quick-hit information and real-life examples that help raise awareness of a variety of discrimination, harassment and abusive conduct issues. It also explores the do’s and don’ts of creating a respectful, inclusive work environment. It provides your supervisors with the information they need to be proactive in recognizing and reporting misconduct.

Harassment, Abusive Conduct and Discrimination: Maintaining Respect (Employees, 30-Min.)
Harassment and Discrimination Training

A short, 30-minute experience, this course provides employees with information about one of the most sensitive and potentially damaging workplace issues that organizations face today, affecting every industry and every type and size of organization. The course provides quick-hit information and real-life examples that help raise awareness of a variety of discrimination, harassment and abusive conduct issues. It also explores the do’s and don’ts of creating a respectful, inclusive work environment. It equips employees with the tools and resources needed to be proactive in recognizing and reporting misconduct.

Respect and Inclusion: Valuing Our Differences
Respect-and-Inclusion

Having an ethical workplace means not only complying with policies that promote equal opportunity and prevent harassment, but also going one step further. It means treating others with dignity, compassion and respect. This course examines how some actions – even if well-intended – can be interpreted as demonstrating a lack of respect. It explores nuances related to cultural, social and gender stereotypes, provides a fresh look at some everyday work situations and offers insight into decision-making that’s based on awareness, sensitivity and mutual respect.

Workplace Violence: Being Alert to High-Risk Behavior
Workplace Violence 1

This course defines workplace violence as any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation or other threatening behavior occurring in the workplace including verbal abuse, physical assaults and even homicide. It emphasizes that violence can be committed by anyone, inside or outside of your organization, and it can impact anyone, including your employees, clients, customers and visitors. The course educates your workforce and your managers about their responsibilities and equips them with the tools necessary to understand, address and prevent workplace violence.

Employment Law

Employment Law: Leading with Integrity (Supervisors)
Employment Law Training

This course provides an overview of the statutory requirements that protect the legal rights of both your organization and your employees and covers a range of employment topics related to the employee/employer relationship, including: EEO issues and the protections extended to individuals with disabilities; wage and hour considerations; time off for family medical concerns; and best practices for a safe workplace. It provides managers with high-level information they need to understand their responsibilities under the law and points them to where to go for help with questions or concerns. This course was developed in collaboration with F&H Solutions Group.

Employment Law: Understanding Wage and Hour Requirements (Supervisors)
Employment Law Training

Supervisors who comply with good timekeeping practices not only promote important workplace values, but also ensure your organization’s compliance with federal and state laws. This course underscores the importance of accuracy, honesty and following good recordkeeping practices to ensure full documentation of – and compensation for – hours worked. It provides answers to questions about working “off-the-clock,” being on-call, travel time, training time and rest and meal periods. It also examines requirements as they relate to when the workday starts and ends and the payment of overtime.

Employment Law: Understanding Wage and Hour Requirements (Employees)
Employment Law Training

Employees who comply with good timekeeping practices not only promote important workplace values, but also ensure your organization’s compliance with federal and state laws. This course underscores the importance of accuracy, honesty and following good recordkeeping practices to ensure full documentation of – and compensation for – hours worked. It provides answers to questions about working “off-the-clock,” being on-call, travel time, training time and rest and meal periods. It also examines requirements as they relate to when the workday starts and ends and the payment of overtime.

Ethical Business Practices

Conflicts of Interest: Making the Right Choices
Conflicts of Interest Training

This course is designed to provide employees with information about how to recognize a conflict of interest and what to do if they suspect they have one. It describes the kinds of situations where conflicts typically arise, in areas such as personal relationships, investments and outside employment. It emphasizes the importance of avoiding situations that could create – or appear to create – a conflict, directs employees to disclose any potential conflicts and encourages them to seek help if they are ever unsure about what to do.

Ethical Leadership: Managing with Integrity
Ethics-and-Compliance-Training-Course-Ethical-Leadership

For any organization, the tone set by its leaders is critical. When that tone reflects integrity and excellence, it helps to create a culture of honesty that yields positive results across the organization. This course is designed for leaders at every level, guiding them to demonstrate integrity in their own actions, talk openly with employees about integrity and show their commitment to your code of conduct. Through the course, leaders gain insight into how to properly handle employee integrity concerns, be better communicators and recognize potential retaliation.

Ethics Reporting: Speaking Up About Misconduct
Ethics Training

Employees have an obligation to not only do the right thing when it comes to their own behavior, but to speak up when they see or suspect that others have violated their organization’s code of conduct, its policies or the law. Dodd-Frank and SEC mandates make your organization’s internal reporting process more important than ever. This course reinforces your reporting structure and provides information employees need to know about the proper channels for reporting illegal and unethical activity as well as your organization’s commitment to non-retaliation.

Third Parties: Controlling the Risks
Third Parties Controlling Risks 1

Dealing with third parties inherently exposes organizations to some level of risk. This course emphasizes the importance of performing due diligence before entering into a relationship with any third party to ensure that potential risks are evaluated and effectively managed. It explores such areas as the protection of confidential information, compliance with data privacy and security laws and recognizing the warning signs of potential bribery risk. It also reinforces the need to be clear with third parties about your organization’s expectations and to be proactive in communicating with them.

Working with the Government: Ethical Contracting
Ethics-and-Compliance-Training-Course-Working-with-the-Government

For organizations that participate in the U.S. Government contracting arena, this course emphasizes the obligation employees have to understand and comply with the laws and regulations that apply to the process. It describes the important role employees in maintaining your organization’s reputation as a trusted partner and explores topics such as: procurement integrity, the accuracy of cost and pricing data, organizational conflicts of interest, the rules about hiring former government employees (i.e., “revolving door” restrictions) and the protection of classified information and government property.

Financial Compliance

Anti-Money Laundering: Combating Financial Crimes
AML-Anti-Money-Laundering

Money laundering is a global problem, especially in the vulnerable industries of banking, insurance and securities. This course gives a high-level overview of anti-money laundering measures common to these industries. It covers warning signs of money laundering, knowing your customer and customer identification programs, risk-based due diligence for screening and reporting suspicious activities. In addition to reviewing methods of combating financial crime in the United States, the course highlights some measures used in other places such as Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai.

Financial Integrity: Working with Honesty and Transparency
Global Data Privacy 1

Employees who maintain the accuracy of company records and comply with internal controls help ensure the proper oversight and accountability of your organization’s assets and help you meet your financial, legal and regulatory obligations. This course emphasizes that financial integrity isn’t just the responsibility of the accounting team – it’s the responsibility of every employee at every level of your organization. From filling out expense reports and benefits enrollment forms to time cards, invoices, payroll and safety records – it sends the message that maintaining good recordkeeping practices is good business.

Insider Trading: Complying with Securities Laws (Employees)
Insider Trading Training

Insider trading not only undermines investor confidence but also erodes the integrity of the investment system. That’s why enforcing insider trading laws has become a top priority for the federal government. This course reveals the serious nature of insider trading – including applicable laws and penalties – and emphasizes that anyone at any level of your organization can engage in insider trading, sometimes without even realizing it. It also offers best-practice advice that your employees can follow to reduce the risk to your organization and trade legally and ethically.

Trade Compliance: Understanding U.S. Exports for Global Companies (General)
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U.S. export controls affect global companies as they conduct business around the world. This course starts off with a look at the vast scope of U.S. export controls, including deemed exports and re-exports, and walks the learner through five key questions for compliance. Other topics in the course include evaluation and screening of products, places and people, product classifications, warning signs and anti-boycott rules. The course also examines other key topics in exports including denied parties, sanctions, end uses and end users.

Trade Compliance: Understanding U.S. Exports for Global Companies (Advanced)
Ethics-and-Compliance-Training-Course-Trade-Compliance-2

This course takes a more in-depth look at the vast scope of U.S. export controls and walks the learner through five key questions for compliance. Other topics in the course include deemed exports and re-exports, evaluation and screening of products, places and people, product classifications, warning signs and anti-boycott rules. The course also examines other key topics in exports including denied parties, sanctions, end uses and end users. With more detail than the General course, this course also includes information about applying for export licenses and filing shipping information.

Learning Blocks from The Network are sequences of instructional content on key ethics and compliance topics. Each 3- to 5-minute topic block delivers high-level messaging around code of conduct subjects. Because clients can choose individual topic(s) that are relevant to them and their company, Learning Blocks essentially enable an organization to build their own code training, while still covering the basics of why their company has a code and why understanding and complying with code is critical. Learning Blocks use the same highly engaging, animated sequencing of our full training courses and include interactive exercises designed to reinforce content and engage the learner.

  • Contemporary, relevant ethics and compliance topics
  • Flexible – stand-alone or embed them within courses to build-your-own training
  • Highly engaging, interactive learning exercises delivered in a brief time frame
  • Reinforce key compliance concepts topics with the same interactive exercises as full courses
Abusive Conduct

Examines ways to recognize and prevent abusive conduct (as defined in California’s AB 2053) and bullying in the workplace – practices that affect employee morale and productivity, regardless of whether the behavior qualifies as “harassment” or is directed at an individual based on a protected characteristic.

Anti-Bribery

Helps employees comply with the FCPA, the UK Bribery Act and anti-bribery laws around the world, with information about how to: recognize a bribe, manage the complexities of working with government officials and practice due diligence when it comes to the third parties working on a company’s behalf.

Anti-Money Laundering

Provides a high-level overview of anti-money laundering measures common to vulnerable industries and covers: warning signs of money laundering, knowing your customer and customer identification programs, risk-based due diligence for screening and the importance of reporting suspicious activities.

Antitrust

Speaks to the principle of a free, open marketplace and the critical need to avoid business practices that would violate antitrust/competition laws. Familiarizes employees with applicable laws and emphasizes avoidance of conduct that might even suggest that these laws are being violated.

Careful Communications

Highlights the importance of using care in any form of workplace communication. Identifies possible communication risks and offers valuable tips to help employees: know what’s appropriate to send, use the proper medium and deliver the right message.

Company Assets

Explains the broad definition of “company assets” – including financial, information, physical and technology assets – and reinforces each employee’s responsibility to protect these assets in order to help the company maintain its competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Confidentiality

Explains what confidential information is, why it must be protected and what an employee’s role is in protecting it. Examines personal information, proprietary information and customer/vendor information and outlines the steps to take to safeguard this information.

Conflicts of Interest

Addresses questions such as: What is a conflict of interest? What kinds of situations lend themselves to potential conflicts? What should employees do if they suspect they have a potential conflict between their own personal interests and those of the company?

Conflicts of Interest (Manufacturing/Warehouse)

Addresses questions such as: What is a conflict of interest? What kinds of situations lend themselves to potential conflicts? What should employees do if they suspect they have a potential conflict between their own personal interests and those of the company?

Data Privacy

Emphasizes the kinds of personal information that employees must protect, the common errors that put personal information at risk, the risks associated with a privacy breach, specifics about data storage and best practices for keeping personal information safe.

Data Privacy (Manufacturing/Warehouse)

Emphasizes the kinds of personal information that employees must protect, the common errors that put personal information at risk, the risks associated with a privacy breach, specifics about data storage and best practices for keeping personal information safe.

Employment Law (Supervisors)

Delivers hands-on information to managers about the FMLA and the benefits it offers to employees who are unable to work because of a serious health condition or the serious health condition of a family member.

Employment Law: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (Supervisors)

Takes a deeper dive into EEO law as it relates to illegal discrimination against individuals with disabilities in the workplace, defining key terminology such as “disability,” “essential job functions,” “reasonable accommodation,” and “undue hardship.”

Employment Law: Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) (Supervisors)

Explores Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequent legislation as it relates to preserving the rights of “protected classes” and ensuring equal opportunity in all facets of employment practices including hiring, promotion, termination and compensation.

Employment Law: Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) (Supervisors)

Provides a high-level overview of the statutory requirements that protect the legal rights of both a company and its employees including quick-hit information regarding EEO, ADA, FLSA, FMLS and OSHA laws.

Employment Law: Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) Act (Supervisors)

Emphasizes the critical importance of a safe workplace and the obligations that a company and an employee have for being proactive about promoting safety on the job – also speaks to details about a company’s commitment to a Hazard Communication Program.

Employment Law: Wage and Hour (Employees)

Underscores, for employees, the importance of following their company’s recordkeeping practices to ensure full documentation of – and compensation for – hours worked as an hourly, “non-exempt” employee.

Employment Law: Wage and Hour (Supervisors)

Underscores, for managers, the importance of following their company’s recordkeeping practices to ensure full documentation of – and compensation for – hours worked by their hourly, “non-exempt” employees.

Ethical Leadership (Supervisors)

Directs managers on how to set a good example and act as role models for employees. Emphasizes their obligation to: follow company policies and mentor others so they will do the same, communicate often and effectively regarding ethical behavior and properly address and handle integrity concerns.

Ethics Reporting

Reinforces your company’s reporting structure, the importance of your hotline program and what your employees need to know about: their responsibility to speak up about potential misconduct, the proper channels for sharing concerns and your company’s commitment to non-retaliation.

Financial Integrity

Builds awareness around what financial integrity is and why it is important – highlights the responsibility of all employees to be accurate and honest in what they record and report and also to speak up about potential financial misconduct.

Financial Integrity (Manufacturing/Warehouse)

Builds awareness around what financial integrity is and why it is important – highlights the responsibility of all employees to be accurate and honest in what they record and report and also to speak up about potential financial misconduct.

Fraud

Defines fraud and how it happens. Describes some specific types of fraud – including corruption schemes, financial statement fraud and misuse of assets – and emphasizes not only the ways to recognize fraud, but also the importance of reporting it.

Gifts, Gratuities and Entertainment

Emphasizes employees’ responsibility to comply with company policy on gifts, favors and entertainment, recognizing that, under appropriate circumstances, they can help build goodwill, but when inappropriate can undermine the integrity of business relationships and suggest something improper.

Gifts, Gratuities and Entertainment (Manufacturing/Warehouse)

Emphasizes employees’ responsibility to comply with company policy on gifts, favors and entertainment, recognizing that, under appropriate circumstances, they can help build goodwill, but when inappropriate can undermine the integrity of business relationships and suggest something improper.

Global Competition Law

Provides awareness of the benefits of competition, the purpose of competition laws and the kinds of activities that illegally restrict competition, emphasizing that although laws differ from country to country, all share the same objective: to protect free and open competitive markets.

Harassment and Discrimination

Reinforces a company’s commitment to respect and diversity in the workplace, exploring situations that highlight discriminatory, bullying or harassing behaviors (including sexual harassment) to help employees better identify – and speak up about – misconduct.

HIPAA

Speaks to the obligation of certain businesses to protect health information of individuals. Lays the foundation for better understanding of key definitions of terms such as Protected Health Information (PHI) and the rules around its use, disclosure and security.

Information Security

Emphasizes the critical importance of information assets and the obligation every employee has to comply with company policies and processes – as they relate to protecting systems, information and access – to keep information safe from loss or misuse.

Insider Trading

Describes the kinds of information considered “material, non-public” information, emphasizes the importance of safeguarding it and lays out the restrictions – and the consequences – associated with trading in securities (or tipping others to do so) based on that information.

Records Hold

Provides employees with high-level information about why a records hold is issued and how it impacts a company’s normal records retention procedures. Explains what a records hold is, how to comply with it and what to do after a records hold is released.

Respect and Inclusion

Explores nuances related to cultural, social and gender stereotypes – provides a fresh look at some everyday work situations and offers insight into decision-making that’s based on awareness, sensitivity and mutual respect.

Sales Ethics

Emphasizes the importance of building productive relationships and underscores the risks associated with unethical sales practices such as engaging in side agreements, offering concessions and altering sales documents.

Sexual Harassment

Defines sexual harassment and the kinds of conduct, both inside and outside of the workplace, which violate the law, giving employees a high-level overview of the information needed to recognize and report sexual harassment.

Social Media

Emphasizes how social media can be a powerful networking and communication tool for individuals and businesses, but if misused, can seriously damage a company’s reputation and bottom line. Profiles opportunities and risks and how employees can protect themselves, their company and others.

Third Parties

Addresses issues related to dealing with third parties, including the need to follow through on due diligence responsibilities and minimize risks associated with data security, bribery and other misconduct when hiring and managing third-parties.

Trade Compliance

Examines the vast scope of U.S. export controls, including re-exports and deemed exports, to prepare employees to spot situations that may require an export license. Also introduces five key questions to ask themselves to ensure compliance.

Workplace Safety

Delivers the message that safety requires a team effort and offers tips on a variety of safety topics such as preventing slips and falls, lifting properly, safely operating machinery and using PPE. Encourages employees to take an active role in following all health and safety rules.

Workplace Violence

Promotes awareness of workplace violence, including how to spot high-risk behaviors and potential warning signs associated with this behavior. Educates workforce and managers about the topic to help them better understand, address and prevent violent behavior in the workplace.

Our “Spot-On-Ethics Vignettes” are short (1 – 3 minute) communication tools on key ethics and compliance topics (such as speaking up, anti-bribery, gifts, conflicts of interest and workplace respect). These Vignettes offer organizations another method to engage employees and maximize compliance topic awareness all year long – without requiring a substantial time commitment. Vignettes relay a brief scenario using The Network’s animated style with audio. Vignettes can also include customized content.

  • Memorable, contemporary content
  • Relevancy to address current topics and emerging issues important to your organization
  • Customization options for your organization’s message or Hotline information
  • Ability to meet multi-cultural, multi-lingual needs
  • Flexible delivery options
Anti-Bribery – “Is That a Bribe?”

A missed delivery date is coupled with a promise from the vendor to speed up shipping… in exchange for an expediting fee. Explore the best way forward for this employee as she identifies bribery red flags and navigates the best course of action.

Anti-Money Laundering (Banking) – “Is that Money Laundering?”

A customer calls to request a transfer of a significant amount of money from one account to another … every week. Is that a problem? Watch what happens when two employees detect a pattern of questionable behavior that could suggest money laundering.

Anti-Money Laundering (Insurance) – “Is that Money Laundering?”

A customer calls to request cancellation of his policy. It’s during the grace period, so there’s no problem, right? Watch what happens when two employees detect a pattern of questionable behavior that could suggest money laundering.

Anti-Retaliation – “Can I Get Fired for Speaking Up?”

What happens if an employee reports something that turns out to be nothing? This slice of workplace life will help employees understand that speaking up, even when they’re not sure, is always the right thing to do.

Conflicts of Interest – “A Second Job – Is That a Conflict?”

Drop in on a conversation between a husband and wife as they discuss a potential part-time job offer. The scenario answers the question: Does doing a little work “on the side” for a client present an opportunity or a conflict?

Conflicts of Interest – “Is That a Conflict?”

An employee with a potential conflict weighs the consequences of disclosing – or not disclosing – information about a personal relationship.  Her light-bulb moment demonstrates the importance of speaking up about a situation where conflicts typically arise.

Gifts – “Can I Keep It?”

A vendor offers an employee a gift – is it a gesture of goodwill or a sign of something improper? Look in on two employees who learn that following company policy and using good judgment produce the best gift-giving and gift-receiving strategies.

Gifts – “That’s Okay, Isn't It?”

It’s important to know when you can (and can’t) accept offers of entertainment. Join two colleagues as they explore the consequences of accepting two concert tickets and learn to appreciate the importance of appearances.

Information Security – “Coffee Shop Connection”

Peek into your favorite beverage store, and you’ll see people, their coffee and their laptops. Does working offsite from a free WiFi spot present any risks to an employee’s company? Listen in as an employee finds there may be more than coffee brewing at her local coffee shop.

Information Security – “The Lost Laptop”

Leaving a laptop in the front seat of a car, even for a few minutes, can spell disaster. Watch as an employee’s impulsive decision results in the loss of a company asset, but his swift action after the fact helps to mitigate the company’s risk.

Records Holds – “What’s a Legal Hold?”

A legal hold email arrives in your inbox – now what? Take a look at what to do and what not to do in order to maintain the integrity of the legal process. The key take-away? The importance of knowing, understanding and following company procedures.

Respect and Inclusion – “Is That Bullying?”

There’s a guy in the office who directs offensive, intimidating, and insulting comments at all of his co-workers. He thinks he’s funny, but his co-workers don’t think so. Take a look at an office bully and learn what to do about his behavior.

Respect and Inclusion – “Mutual Respect”

Watch what happens when a group of employees exclude a co-worker from a company social event. Their actions don’t just have an impact on relationships outside of work; they have an impact on morale and productivity in the office, as well.

Sharing Proprietary Information – “So You Think You Can Share?”

Tune in on two “contestants” – new employees who tell their stories about information they have brought with them from a former employer. A panel of judges weighs in on whether the employees can share that information with their new employer … or not.

Sharing Proprietary Information – “Walking Data”

As part of her job, an employee develops some great ideas that her company doesn’t end up implementing. If she leaves that job, is it okay for her to share these ideas with her new employer? Learn about the kind of information that is considered proprietary and how to protect it.

Social Media – “Can I Share That?”

Follow a Twitter feed to discover how something that seems harmless has the potential to pose great harm to a company. This story demonstrates that social media offers a great way to connect, but it can also offer risks to employees and their companies.

Tone from the Middle – “Do I Lead With Integrity?”

A manager’s everyday decisions, large and small, send a message to employees about a company’s ethical culture. Watch what happens when an employee uncovers an error and a manager is faced with the decision to say something… or keep quiet.

Trade Compliance – “Export Controls”

Two employees in the break room see a story on TV about one of their clients, who is being investigated for making questionable exports. Watch as one employee explains how the client’s actions can have consequences for their company as well.

Trade Compliance – “Eye on Export Controls”

An employee learns that not following the process when a shipping address changes can put products in the wrong hands for the wrong reasons. Follow this “eye”-opening scenario to better understand the importance of following the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

Trade Compliance – “EEI — Whose Job Is It?”

When a client changes freight forwarders and destinations, an employee wonders, “Is this my problem?” Watch as he considers the consequences of not taking the appropriate actions and realizes that, in the end, it’s his job to make sure that the process is followed.

Workers’ Compensation Fraud (Non-Office Setting)

Someone who injures her leg at work and is out on Workers’ Comp is seen dancing at party – with no limp and no cane. Listen in on a conversation between husband and wife as they reflect on their co-workers’ actions and the responsibility they have as employees to speak up.

Workers’ Compensation Fraud (Office Setting)

Someone who injures her leg at work and is out on Workers’ Comp is seen dancing at party – with no limp and no cane. Listen in on a conversation between husband and wife as they reflect on their co-workers’ actions and the responsibility they have as employees to speak up.

Workplace Violence - “Is This Workplace Violence?”

See what happens when a simple request made over the phone by one employee gives rise to a wave of anger by another. It’s an exchange that drives home the importance of a respectful workplace, one free of threats, angry outbursts and bullying.

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