NEW Syntrio Courses

Syntrio is a leader in thought-provoking and innovative online compliance training. We continue to bring new content to our ever-expanding library.

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See some of our latest titles below.

Introduction to Export Compliance

This course provides a general overview of U.S. export rules that must be followed by companies that export to destinations outside the U.S. or that take other actions that qualify as an export.  Knowing your company's responsibilities under the law can help avoid potential errors and costly legal sanctions arising from violations.

 Learning Objectives:

  • What qualifies as an export outside of the U.S. or from one country to another under U.S. law.
  • Key questions to determine export licensing requirements.
  • U.S. regulations on what can and cannot be shipped without a license.
  • U.S. regulations regarding economic sanctions and embargoes.
  • Expectations for screening customers, determining the end use of exports, and paying attention to red flags.
  • Deemed exports.

Duration: 20 minutes

Audience: All employees

Code: scomp168
 
 
 

Social Media EthicsSocial Media Ethics

The rise of social media has impacted society and culture, including the workplace, in profound ways. By revolutionizing the way people communicate and socialize, social media offers many opportunities and benefits to individuals and to organizations. It also raises many challenging ethical and legal issues. This course provides an overview of the social media ethics in the workplace. 

This course is divided into 3 sections and covers the following: 

Section 1: Social Media Overview

  • Provides an overview of social media as a communication tool. 

Section 2: Misuse of Time, Resources, and Information

  • Outlines social media risks related to use of time, resources, and information.

Section 3: Conflicts of Interest and Offensive Posts

  • Outlines how social media use can lead to conflicts of interest and accusations of harassment, bullying, or disparagement.

Duration: 25 minutes

Audience: All employees

Code: scomp161
 
SME:  Jason Lunday

Jason Lunday has worked in ethics and compliance for over twenty-five years. His work as spanned the business ethics and compliance spectrum, including assessing and strengthening corporate values initiatives, instituting leadership engagement efforts, developing and revising codes of conduct and policies, designing and implementing related procedures, developing monitoring systems, conducting risk, culture and program assessments and presenting to senior leadership and corporate directors.

 Jason has worked in and consulted with Fortune 500 companies in industries such as financial services, communications, technology, defense, retail, industrial, healthcare, oil & gas and professional services. Jason has previously worked in ethics/compliance positions at Goldman, Sachs & Co., Arthur Andersen LLP, Premier, Inc., VeriSign, Inc., the Ethics Resource Center and as an independent consultant.

He has authored or co-authored over thirty articles that have been published in Compliance & Ethics ProfessionalCorporate Compliance Insightsethikos: A Journal of Practical Business EthicsIvey Business Journal, the Federal Ethics Report and EPAC (Ethics Practitioners’ Association of Canada) Magazine, TheBusiness Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics’ 2009 Compliance and Ethics Forum Summary Report and the International Business Ethics Institute’s Comprehensive Guide to Developing an Effective Global Business Conduct Program. He also has co-authored business case studies focused on ethics issues and has presented at SCCE and ECOA conferences.

Jason received his MBA from the Darden Graduate Business School at the University of Virginia, with a focus in business ethics and organizational behavior, and a BA also from the University of Virginia.

Speak UpSpeak Up!  Addressing Ethics Concerns

Legal and ethical missteps can occur in any organization. Addressing and resolving these behaviors on a regular basis can head off devastating effects to the organization and its reputation. This course teaches employees the importance of speaking up on ethics concerns and their responsibility to hold each other accountable for maintaining the high ethical standards of the organization. It also discusses actions employees can take to question and/or report misconduct if it arises. 

 
Duration: 15 minutes
Audience: All employees
Code: scomp155
 
 

splashResolving Ethical Issues

Resolving ethical issues requires advanced decision-making skills and keen moral sensibilities. To help you effectively address and resolve ethical issues that arise in the workplace, this course introduces a four-step model for ethical awareness, assessment, decision-making, and action.

 
Duration: 30 minutes
Audience: Manager and Supervisors
Code: scomp157
 
 

GiftsGifts and Entertainment

Gifts and entertainment are often given and received in a business setting. They are also a hotbed for ethics and legal concerns. This course discusses what can be considered a gift and provides a framework for determining when gifts and entertainment are appropriate and when they can raise ethics issues.

 
Duration: 15 minutes
Audience: All Employees
Code: scomp156
 
 
 

Avoiding Conflicts of InterestAvoiding Conflicts of Interest

Conflicts of interest arise in the workplace can undermine the reputation and integrity of the individual(s) involved and the organization. This course teaches employees to recognize potential conflicts of interest, or situations that could be perceived as conflicts of interests, and respond appropriately by avoiding or disclosing the situation through appropriate channels.

 
Duration: 15 minutes
Audience: All Employees
Code: scomp162
 
 

Avoiding AntitrusAvoiding Antitrust Violations

Antitrust laws exist to ensure that consumers are able to enjoy the benefits of choice between providers in a competitive marketplace. This course provides an overview of antitrust laws and the anticompetitive agreements and behaviors with customers and competitors that can lead to violations.

 
Duration: 20 minutes
Audience: All Employees
Code: scomp164
 
 

image001Avoiding Insider Trading Risk

This awareness course discusses insider trading and the circumstances and types of transactions that can lead to violations of federal securities laws enforced by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Using a story-based format, the course describes what is and is not insider trading and outlines key responsibilities for minimizing risks of insider trading violations. 
 
Duration: 15 minutes
Audience: All employees
 
SME: Leona Lewis
Leona Lewis is the owner of ComplyEthic Consulting LLC; a compliance consulting company focused on strategic risk management for consumer product companies.  She is also the host of the weekly podcast Masters of Disaster featuring interviews with risk, ethics and compliance experts and others with experience useful for practitioners.
 
Leona Lewis has almost two decades of experience in the legal industry focused on the areas of regulatory law, compliance, environmental law, product safety law & product recalls and supply chain risks in the United States and internationally. For the majority of that time, she worked in-house for the electronics retailer, Best Buy.  While in-house, she was a leader in the enterprise risk management program.  Prior to working in-house, she practiced litigation and spent her days and nights as a hired gun in business contract disputes.
 
Leona received her law degree from the University of Illinois College of Law in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois and received her B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, a town here a little piece of her heart still resides. Her hometown is East Lansing, Michigan, and she is currently located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Half the year she wonders why she lives there and the other half she enjoys the glorious summer cycling and gardening.
 
Before studying law, Leona was a sales representative in Dallas, Texas for a U.S. industrial lighting manufacturer, working with engineers and contractors on multi-million dollar construction projects. In Dallas, Leona learned the meaning of the phrase “all hat, no cattle,” and other Texas sayings that, in only a few words, seem to say it all.

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Responding to Ethics Complaints

AUDIENCE: Managers and Supervisors

Duration: 25 minutes
 
OVERVIEW:
Maintaining and ethical and legally compliant culture is essential to our long-term success, however, unethical and unlawful behavior can occur in any organization. How quickly the organization responds to such behavior often dictates whether the ethical culture is strengthened or whether the reputation and health of the organization is are put at risk. Managers and supervisors have a responsibility to respond promptly and effectively to ethics and compliance complaints in the workplace.This course discusses a manager's role responding to ethics complaints as well as procedures for investigating and appropriately resolving ethics concerns.
 
Course Objectives
  • Describe a manager’s duties in fostering and maintaining a culture of ethical conduct in the workplace.
  • Identify essential steps in responding to ethics complaints.
  • Discuss procedures to investigate and resolve cases of misconduct.
  • Give reasons why a policy of zero tolerance for retaliation is essential when responding to ethics complaints.
 
SME: 
Jonathan Gonzalez
Since 2007, Jonathan has practiced labor and employment law (exclusively on behalf of management). In addition to litigating (up to and including jury trial), individual plaintiff and class action discrimination, harassment, wage, and hour and other employment-specific cases; Jonathan has focused his practice toward advising employers on preventive practice.
 
Jonathan has presented over 100 live employment discrimination and harassment prevention (and other employment law related) training courses and has provided training manuals to clients with employees in all 50 states. Jonathan has drafted and presented legally compliant training manuals and presentations for clients ranging in size from two employees to Fortune 500 companies. All this allows Jonathan to maintain a keen knowledge of the employment laws throughout the country. Jonathan currently develops scenario-based interactive online training programs for clients of all sizes that are custom-tailored to meet the needs of that industry.
 
 
Jonathan G. Gonzalez obtained a Juris Doctorate from Marquette University School of Law in 2006.
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COURSE FEATURES

Rich with scenarios, case studies, and interactive exercises

Optional audio (narration)

Built-in delivery and tracking using Syntrio's learning management system (LMS), or launch our courses from any standards-conforming, third-party LMS

Mastery quiz with scoring options test learner understanding of the material discussed

Mentoring feature allows students to direct questions at any time via e-mail to a subject matter expert within the organization

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