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Your character is who you are and it matters both on and off the job. Your ethics in the workplace depends on having strong character and integrity that will weather the ethical storms. The first section of the course helps define and understand character in the workplace and then extends those principles as part of a foundation for complete integrity. The second section of the course explores the issue of the work ethic and the need for moral and ethical codes at work. The third section helps participants understand the moral principles behind truth telling and learn how to avoid "irrational rationalizations." The fourth section of the course explores workplace situational and not-so-situational ethical decision-making skills in the workplace. And, the fifth section provides practical easy-to-use ethical decision-making strategies to overcome those not-so-situational dilemmas in the workplace.

The course explores the various problems, dilemmas, moral questions, and practical solutions to solve ethical conflicts in any situation or context. The course first provides an introduction to the topic of ethics as well as the sources, causes, and stakeholders and then moves on to discuss developing the individual's moral conscience and creating ethical balance. With the foundations in place, the course deals with the various kinds of workplace ethical dilemmas and lays out some decision-making models.

This course provides basic business ethical decision-making strategies and code of conduct information. It functions as a foundational, general ethics course targeted to all employees that introduces participants to various ethical decision-making models and then expands to cover common code of conduct topics. The emphasis of this course is to help employees develop solid ethical decision-making skills in the context of learning specific codes of conduct.

This course introduces participants to the ethical principles surrounding harassment (both sexual and nonsexual), diversity, and bullying in the workplace. The focus of this course is how to solve ethical problems and build respect between people. It includes ethical decision-making strategies as well as specific information on workplace harassment and diversity issues.

Effective use of company assets is critical to the bottom line. Whether an employee drives a company car or manages a large budget, he or she has a responsibility to take good care of what has been entrusted to him/her. The fewer assets the company has to replace or repair, the more profitable it will be. The resources saved provide stability, job growth, and a healthy future. It is a win-win situation for everyone. This course provides the helpful information that employees need to know about in order to protect the company's assets from theft, abuse, waste, and fraud.

Conflicts of interest come in all shapes and sizes. Financial interests, family interests, second jobs, and personal interests jockey for position ahead of the company's interests. Every employee will struggle with a conflict of interest ethical dilemma and this course will prepare you to effectively deal with the situation and end up on top. The topics in this section include: kinds of conflicts of interest, conflicts of time & resources, importance of preventing conflicts, loyalty and honesty, connecting character.

The heart of a company's financial success often depends on its ability to keep its innovations, ideas, formulas, and financial and other private information away from competitors. As part of an ongoing relationship, there is a level of trust and confidence between the employee and the employer. This course provides the basic information employees need to understand and protect confidential information and intellectual property as well as copyright basics and gathering competitive information.

Protecting confidential information and intellectual property is everyone's business! This interactive animated course for all employees provides the basic information employees need to understand and protect confidential information and intellectual property as well as copyright basics and gathering competitive information. Topics include understanding confidential and intellectual property, knowing an individual's responsibility to protect it, and what employees need to know to be successful in the workplace. 

This course covers the basic information that employees and managers need to know about gift and hospitality issues. It provides practical information, advice, tips, and a character connection. This section includes: Considerations for Accepting a Gift, Nominal Value, Acceptable and Unacceptable Gifts, Gifts and Hospitality from Suppliers, International Gift Exchange Issues, Red Flags for Identifying Inappropriate Gifts, Reporting.

Bribery and corruption is serious business. From the grand corruption of high-level officials to the everyday dishonest favors in business, corruption and bribery can be devastating to your organization and should not be tolerated. This course includes: 1) Practical information to help individuals understand core bribery and corruption issues in business; 2) Explains the basics of how to refuse a bribe, protect your reputation, and stay away from potential situations altogether; 3) Provides a basic overview of the most common international anti-bribery laws and conventions including the FCPA or the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery, and the European Union Convention on the Fight Against Corruption (or the EU Convention); 4) Discusses the various kinds of bribes and business gifts that should be avoided; and 5) Discusses the kinds of unethical gifts and the shares the 4 R's for refusing an inappropriate gift.

This course provides a basic introduction to substance abuse in the workplace that is applicable to all employees. The course consists of four sections: understanding substance abuse, signs and symptoms of substance abuse, alcohol and drug basics, and intervention and getting help. 

Problems and consequences attributed to poor ethical decisions can arise when ethical behavior is not defined, understood, or demonstrated. Consistent focus on ethics helps to foster an environment where ethical behavior is valued, considered the norm, and ethical decisions help to contribute to long-term success. This program features easy-to-understand definitions of ethics, guidelines for tackling difficult decisions, practical examples, and a generous amount of humor.

This program focuses on the unique and powerful role ethical leadership plays in successful organizations today. The program includes the types of ethics and which type serves your organization best, leadership habits that enhance an ethical culture, considerations for dealing with difficult decisions, and leadership virtues that will positively affect your business culture.

What is “good company”? What does it mean to be “good company”? It is the organization that people want to associate with — the organization that is successful and strong to the core. Topics include reasons to operate a business in an ethical manner, virtues for effective and profitable leadership, fostering an ethical culture, and doing right thing in challenging situations.

Most people agree that good ethics is good for business yet we still have ethical violations showcased in daily headlines. The problem is moral leadership. Being courageous requires that you discern and assess what needs to be done and have the fortitude to be able to deal with the consequences based on the foundation of those values. The Courageous Leader is a powerful, fundamental ethics course geared specifically for business leaders who want to build solid organizations that uphold strong ethical and moral values.

Learn six key ingredients to ethical success in your job and in your leadership. Start with where you’ve come from and take a journey with Frank Bucaro as you consider your values, lessons learned, practical principles for effective training, and how to learn from what life has taught you. This course will teach you to use your intuition to dig deep to understand your moral code and connect what you have learned to your professional world. Learn to go beyond what our culture teaches us about ethics and learn to spell success it the right way, E-T-H-I-C-S!

Everyone knows that ethics is good for business but somehow many managers fall short ethically as they lose focus and allow distraction, moral ambiguity, training crises, and a leadership gap to veer them off course. Take back your ethical effectiveness and get your priorities straight by learning real and specific problems that prevent people from behaving ethically and then learn practical steps to overcome them. This course teaches about the barriers to effective leadership and then provides positive, proactive steps to overcoming them. Keep ethics the priority with your workforce and rise above the problems, crises, and distractions that get in your way.

The central theme of this course is self-discipline. How we think about ethical problems at work and how our mind processes these problems is a huge first-step in dealing with workplace dilemmas. This process of thinking about how we think allows us to re-orientate our approach and attitude toward moral and ethics crises in the workplace. This course provides practical tips, questions, and strategies to help all employees dig deeper into how they fundamentally approach ethical dilemmas and how they build strong character needed for future success.

Go beneath the surface of workplace ethics and take a hard look at how personal morality, conscience, and perspective help build a solid ethically balanced person. Business ethics is more than just compliance. Ethical decisions involve deeply personal moral beliefs and attitudes that impact the kinds of choices we make at work. This course helps participants understand how conscience, feelings, guilt, moral perspectives, and ethical balance play out in everyday ethical decisions at work.

Me First! helps people get beyond self-centered thinking and attitudes in order to improve relationships, raise ethical standards, and restore a sense of balance and perspective in the workplace. How people view themselves and those around them is a critical part of how they approach ethical decisions around them. Thinking about others improves respect, understanding, and leads to greater ethical awareness. This course discusses the problems associated with human ego. It helps participants move to a better understanding of the principles behind the Golden Rule and the pitfalls of human greed by changing the focus from ourselves to others.

This is a character-building course that helps employees and employers understand basic principles of personal honesty and to move to deeper levels of personal integrity in the workplace. The course starts with helping employees consider character, thoughts, and habits and then consider the wider implications in the workplace. It helps employees explore the “whys” behind personal honesty principles and then construct a solid framework for making honesty an intrinsic, natural response to ethical crises. The whole course takes workers on a journey of self-discovery, reflection, and application of honesty principles that will have an impact on the character of the individual and the work environment.

Moral and ethical decisions in the workplace are not made in a vacuum but are based on a foundation of personal character and moral principle. This course helps employees understand the critical role personal character plays in our everyday ethical decision-making and provides tools to help hone and strengthen it. The first two sections of this course helps employees understand, develop, and strengthen character by helping them make character connections that underlie all ethical decisions and then apply it to a personal moral compass. The last three sections help the employee get to where he or she is going by providing a solid grasp of how moral principles and courage affect character-based ethical decisions and then illustrate practical steps to get there through a “Character Makeover”.

Ethics is about respect, whether it’s a policy, person, property, or organization. Most workplace ethical dilemmas involve interpersonal issues or conflicts that require us to consider how we respect, value, and care about people and our environment. This course focuses on people and respect. When we learn to respect and care for each other, we have powerful tools to deal effectively with the ethical crises of the day.

Ethical crises are inevitable. However, when something goes wrong, bad choices are made, and scandal is just around the corner. Employees need to remember ethical principles and character values can help prevent and withstand the ethical storms. This course provides information that helps professionals prevent an ethical crisis, deal with a crisis when it occurs, and repair the damage after it happens.

Soborno y Corrupción es un asunto serio. Desde la gran corrupción de los oficiales de altos niveles hasta los favores deshonestos de todos los días en el trabajo, corrupción y soborno pueden ser devastadores para su organización y no deben ser tolerados. 

Este curso ayuda a los empleados a comprender los problemas y las expectativas para mantener un lugar de trabajo seguro y libre de drogas.

Este curso ayuda a los empleados a comprender los problemas y las expectativas para proteger la propiedad intelectual y confidencial en el lugar de trabajo.

Hacer uso efectivo de los bienes de la compañía es crucial para los resultados finales. Los bienes pueden estar constituidos por equipo tangible, propiedad física, fondos o cosas intangibles, tales como la propiedad intelectual y las patentes. Ya sea que un empleado conduzca un automóvil de la compañía o administre un presupuesto cuantioso, tiene la responsabilidad de preservar lo que se le ha confiado. Cuanto menos sean los bienes que la compañía tenga que reemplazar o reparar, más rentable será. Los recursos ahorrados ofrecen estabilidad, crecimiento laboral y un futuro próspero. Es una situación de éxito colectivo. Este curso ofrece información útil que los empleados deben saber para proteger los bienes de la compañía contra robo, abuso, derroche y fraude.

Los conflictos de interés se manifiestan de distintas formas. Intereses financieros, familiares, trabajos adicionales e intereses personales, todo ello se sobrepone a los intereses de la compañía. Todos los empleados se enfrentarán a un dilema de conflictos de interés, pero este curso los preparará para lidiar de manera efectiva con la situación y superarla.

Respeto y diversidad son conceptos que van de la mano. El lugar de trabajo, debe de ser un lugar donde la gente de diferentes orígenes y culturas puedan trabajar juntos y ser empleados productivos que muevan a la organización. Este curso es una introducción para los participantes a los principios éticos que envuelven la diversidad y el trato justo en el trabajo, construyendo una sólida base de respeto y proveyendo consejos prácticos para que tanto los empleados, como los empleadores tengan éxito.

Bullying en el trabajo hace daño a todos. Bullying en el trabajo lastima a la gente, causa división, inhibe la productividad, aumenta la rotación y baja la moral de la gente. Una organización saludable, no tolera el Bullying en el lugar de trabajo. Este curso ayuda a los participantes a entender las causas, problemas y consecuencias del acoso no sexual y del Bullying, y provee de estrategias para construir una fuerza de trabajo saludable y productiva. 

El acoso sexual es un problema serio. Causa un gran daño emocional a los individuos que los sufren, destruye la moral y la productividad, y puede tener consecuencias legales. Las empresas deben tener una clara posición en contra del acoso sexual, y promover un ambiente de respeto para todos. Este curso despierta la conciencia de los problemas que acarrea el acoso sexual en el lugar de trabajo y provee de hechos, estrategias de prevención y consejos para manejar una situación de acoso y cómo reportarlo.

El carácter refleja quien es usted y es importante dentro y fuera del trabajo. Su ética en el trabajo depende de que tenga un carácter fuerte e integridad que le permitan librar las tormentas éticas. Hay numerosas clases de mentiras y racionalizaciones usadas para excusar, explicar, o engañara otros. Es fácil caer en estas trampas cuando se enfrentan presiones de trabajo. La toma de decisiones en el trabajo cae dentro de una amplia gama de categorías éticas situacionales y no tan situacionales. Ambas clases de estas situaciones requieren habilidades y estrategias específicas para superarlas.