Conflicts of Interest in the Workplace


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Interactive training providing guidance for all staff on how to spot conflicts of interest.

A conflict of interest in the workplace is a situation in which an employee's judgement becomes unreliable due to a clash between their personal interests and their professional duties. Such an occurrence usually may affect their judgement or decision-making as well as their loyalty to their employer.

Conflicts of Interest in the Workplace: Understand your Influences provides learners with a 15 minute overview of conflicts of interest in the workplace. Using interactive scenarios throughout, the course covers a variety of situations where an employee might encounter a conflict of interest. It provides guidance and tips for employees in different roles on how to spot conflicts of interest in their day-to-day job.

Created with a "course builder" questionnaire, businesses who enrol their staff in the training can ensure that the scenarios are best connected to different roles within an organisation. These roles include directors, human resources and procurement staff.

What's in the course?

The course covers the following topics:

  • Definition of conflict of interest
  • Why conflicts of interest matter
  • Bribery and Corruption
  • Financial conflicts of interest
  • Non-financial and personal conflicts of interest
  • Gifts and Hospitality
  • Managing and reporting conflicts of interest

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