Global Anti-Corruption and Bribery


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In today's world, bribery and corruption unfairly help to accelerate the growth of individual businesses.   Even though it is illegal, many corporations stand to benefit from corrupt practices that give their companies an advantage in national and global markets.  However, the widespread and long-term effects of corruption and bribery on business, nations, and the world are anything but positive.

This course was designed to teach business owners and individuals the laws that regulate bribery and corruption both at home and abroad.   Students can use this course as a starting point to educate themselves on the regulations in different countries and to make sure that their company is compliant.   This course is also for the student who is interested in learning more about anti-corruption and bribery laws, as well as how bribery and corruption effect organized crime and terrorism. 

Students will learn about:

  •  Regulations and laws regarding bribery and corruption in the United States and the UK.
  •  Regulations and laws regarding bribery and corruption in different regions of the world
  •  The definition of anti-corruption compliance programs
  •  How anti-corruption compliance programs prevent bribery and protect companies from liability
  •  The different controls that can help prevent corruption and bribery
  •  The elements of an anti-corruption compliance program
  •  How to conduct a corruption risk assessment and audit
  •  Industry considerations for corruption and bribery
  •  The ties between corruption, organized crime, and terrorism
  •  And more

This course is broken down into fifteen lessons to make learning organized and easy.   A lesson exercise follows each lesson.   These exercises are designed to quiz students on the material presented.   Lesson exercises are graded and must be completed in order to successfully pass this course. 

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Lesson 1: Introduction to Global Anti-Corruption and Bribery

Since this course focuses on bribery and corruption, it may be helpful to start out by learning the definition of each of these words. 10 Total Points
  • Review 3 Articles: What Is Bribery? - Definition, Laws and Examples; What Is Corruption?- Transparency Corruption; Anti-Corruption Legislation
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Quiz

Lesson 2: The Evolution of Organized Crime and Its Connection to Terrorism

Organized crime as we know it today got its start back in the 1800's with street gangs. Street gangs were groups of people, such as immigrants, who banded together for their own protection and to improve their lives. However, these were not peace-loving people with the goals of equal pay or opportunities in mind. These gangs used violence and illegal methods to get the protection and better lives they wanted. 10 Total Points
  • Review 5 Articles: Organized Crime ? History; Why Organized Crime and Terror Groups Are Converging; International Organized Crime?; Fortune 5: The Biggest Organized Crime Groups in the World; Fighting Crime and Corruption
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Quiz

Lesson 3: Anti-Corruption and Bribery Laws in the United States

The laws listed in this lesson apply to crimes of bribery between an individual or company and a public official. 10 Total Points
  • Review 4 Articles: Federal Laws On Bribery; Bribery and Corruption; Anti-Corruption and Bribery in the USA; Penalties For Violations Of State Ethics And Public Corruption Laws
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Quiz

Lesson 4: Anti-Corruption and Bribery in the UK

A bribe is defined as when a person offers, gives, or receives payment. The payment is intended to influence a function to be performed improperly. The payment can also be a reward for improper performance. 9 Total Points
  • Review 4 Articles: Anti-Corruption and Bribery in the UK; The Bribery Act; United Kingdom Corruption Report; Differences between the UK Bribery Act and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Quiz

Lesson 5: An Introduction to Anti-Corruption Compliance Programs

If your company does business overseas, you want to be sure that you are compliant with the regulations and laws in all countries with which you do business. 10 Total Points
  • Review 4 Articles: Compliance Program Guide; Top 10 Tips for an Effective Anti-Corruption Compliance Program; Building an Effective Anti-Corruption Compliance Program; Anti Corruption /FCPA Compliance Program Elements
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Quiz

Lesson 6: Elements of an Effective Anti-Corruption Compliance Program

In this lesson, we are going to continue to discuss what an effective compliance program should include by going more in-depth. 10 Total Points
  • Review 3 Articles: Silver Linings: 10 Business Benefits of Your Compliance Program; Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Policy Template; Phasing-In Your Company's New Anti-Corruption Compliance Program
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Quiz

Lesson 7: Anti-Corruption and Bribery Policies and Procedures

The anti-corruption or bribery polices you put into place and communicate to employees should accomplish the following things discussed in this lesson 10 Total Points
  • Review 4 Articles: Example of Anti-Corruption and Bribery Policies and Procedures; Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; FCPA Compliance Guide; The FCPA Blog
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Quiz

Lesson 8: Conducting a Risk Assessment

A risk assessment helps your company identify risks, determine priorities, and develop policies and procedures to address the risks. In this lesson, we will walk you through the steps of a risk assessment. 10 Total Points
  • Review 4 Articles: Conducting a Risk Assessment; Steps to Conduct a Risk Assessment; Assessing Your Risk Tolerance; Response Strategies for Negative Risks
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Quiz

Lesson 9: Monitoring

Monitoring a compliance program allows a company to determine the effectiveness of its program. It also allows the company to determine what additional or new efforts need to be made to further reduce risk. 10 Total Points
  • Review 4 Articles: Tools and strategy to build a continuous monitoring program; Compliance Audit; Compliance Audit Objectives; Corporate Measures to Prevent and Detect Corruption
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Quiz

Lesson 10: Investigating Allegations and Acts of Corruption or Bribery

In this lesson, we are going to discuss the steps involved in investigating an alleged act of bribery or corruption. 10 Total Points
  • Review 3 Articles: Inside The Battle Against Global Corruption; Beneath the surface - The business response to bribery and corruption 2016; ?Yes, We're Corrupt?: A List Of Politicians Admitting That Money Controls Politics
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Quiz

Lesson 11: Anti-Bribery and Corruption Laws in the Asia Pacific Region

In this lesson, we are going to discuss the anti-bribery and corruption laws in the Asia Pacific region, specifically Australia and China. 10 Total Points
  • Review 4 Articles: Guide to Business ethics and anti-corruption: Asia Pacific laws; The Asia-Pacific Investigations Review 2017; Australia | Bribery and Corruption 2017 | Global Legal Insights; Chinese Anti-Corruption Laws
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Quiz

Lesson 12: Anti-Bribery and Corruption Laws in the Middle East and Africa

In this lesson, we are going to discuss the anti-bribery and corruption laws in the Middle East and Africa, specifically Saudi Arabia and South Africa. 10 Total Points
  • Review 3 Articles: Anti-Bribery And Corruption Legislation In The Middle East; Anti-bribery and corruption guide: Saudi Arabia; An overview of anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws in Southern Africa
  • Complete: Lesson 12 Quiz

Lesson 13: Anti-Bribery and Corruption Laws in Latin America

In this lesson, we are going to discuss the anti-bribery and corruption laws in Latin America, specifically Brazil and Mexico. 10 Total Points
  • Review 4 Articles: How Latin America Is Stepping Up Anti-Corruption Efforts; Anti-corruption trends across Latin America; Brazil Compliance Guide; Mexico Bribery and Corruption 2017
  • Complete: Lesson 13 Quiz

Lesson 14: Anti-Bribery and Corruption Laws in Europe

In this lesson, we are going to discuss the anti-bribery and corruption laws in Europe, specifically Germany and the Ukraine. 10 Total Points
  • Review 3 Articles: European Anti-Corruption Conventions; Anti-Corruption and Bribery in Germany; Ukraine Bribery and Corruption 2017
  • Complete: Lesson 14 Quiz

Lesson 15: Industry Considerations for Corruption and Bribery

In this lesson, we are going to discuss the unique risks that certain industries face, as well as what companies within those industries need to focus on to mitigate those risks. 90 Total Points
  • Take Poll: End of Course Poll
  • Take Survey: Course Comments
  • Complete: Final Exam
  • Complete: Lesson 15 Quiz
229
Total Course Points
 

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Course Title: Global Anti-Corruption and Bribery
Course Number: 9770506
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Course Type: Professional Development (Self-Paced, Online Class)
CEU Value: 1.0 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Dr. Metodija Stojanovski
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