Course Description

Effective compliance and risk management leaders rely on their skills to build a sustainable culture of doing the right thing while collaboratively solving business challenges.

Strike the Balance: Integrating Business, Compliance & Ethics will help compliance and risk management professionals meet business challenges ethically, legally and sustainably. The program is also designed to benefit in-house and outside counsel, audit professionals, and outside advisors to organizations.

Using scenario-based learning, participants will effectively manage business interactions through strategic insights and partnerships, influential communication and effective change management. Participants will also be invited to apply concepts and tools related to their own compliance and risk management business challenges and to share learnings. The program will be taught by leading compliance and ethics officers and will include extensive peer-to-peer exchanges.

Learner Outcomes

1. Understanding the Strategic and Business Context for Compliance and Ethics Decisions
  • Apply multi-dimensional tools to think strategically about the business – financial considerations, business model insight, competitive analysis, management and Board perspectives coupled with strategic context, issue spotting and risk and business analysis.
  • Present recommendation to the Board – go, no go, conditions for success.
2. Conducting Effective Compliance and Ethics Diligence and Designing Integration Strategies
  • Discover and design compliance and ethics solutions that work for the business through active listening and questioning; defining key issues and differences and identifying and aligning practices and interests.
  • Present plans to senior business leaders that identifies issues and high-level solutions and integration plans.
3. Integration Planning – Processes, Procedures, People and More
  • Thinking through the design and implementation of compliance and ethical solutions – processes, procedures, people, systems, leadership styles, rewards and data - given the challenges of accounting for different cultures, business practices, operating models and risk tolerance profiles.
  • Present plans to management team of “new” business.
4. Driving Cultural and Operational Change – the Role of Compliance and Ethics in Change Management
  • Develop a change-management plan that accounts for the change implications for policies and procedures, process, investment, rewards, and culture that utilizes effective project management (steps, critical paths, measure, adjust and effective communication)
  • Present a roll-out plan, communications and presentations to the “new” organization.






This series is not currently being offered. If you have a larger group you'd like to attend a special offering of this program as part of an organization you are a member of or through your workplace, we can always arrange custom in-house versions of our open enrollment courses. Contact Center for Executive Education Associate Director Gregory Maughan for more information: gregory.maughan@temple.edu or 215-204-3990.

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