Corporate Ethics and Compliance

Face to face duration: 2 days

Course Objectives

This two (2) day course provides participants with the knowledge of how to behave ethically and with integrity in the workplace. Committing in advance to ethical principles can guide you to behave morally.

The course will provide participants with a business ethical framework for sound decision making.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop awareness of organisational code of conduct and business ethics.
  2. Identify moral standards and business ethics.
  3. Respond to inappropriate behaviours in the workplace.
  4. Deal effectively with ethical dilemmas.


  • Display professional conduct and high ethical standards.
  • Satisfy organisational policies and procedures.
  • Disclose and avoid potential or real conflict of interest.
  • Set meaningful objectives for your performance.
  • Role model and build loyalty among team members to act with care and diligence.
  • Effectively deal with times of change and stress.
  • Build resilience and optimistic approach to work.
  • Learn effective ways to deal with unethical behaviour.
  • Influence others to use ethical language.


  1. Organisational development.
  2. Contemporary models in business ethics.
  3. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
  4. Understanding power, personalities, values and behaviours.
  5. Elements of ethical thinking.
  6. Anchoring a feeling of wellbeing, power and confidence.
  7. Content of code of ethics and code of conduct.
  8. The art of negotiation and skilful decision making.


  • New staff and new supervisors.


  • Videos.
  • Templates and checklists.
  • Case studies and group exercises
  • Practical and experiential.
  • Facilitator-led discussions.
  • Individual and group activities.

Delivery Strategy

This two (2) day course has been designed by our senior trainers who combine industry experience with academic excellence.

Our program design and delivery is based on adult learning principles and experiential learning.

Participants will also receive a state-of-the-art student manual with all reference material, PowerPoint presentations and activities.

Program Outline

Day One

Develop an awareness of organisational code of conduct and business ethics

  • Identify organisational code of conduct and code of ethics.
  • Comply with national laws and regulations.
  • Treat stakeholders with honesty and integrity.
  • Follow organisation’s guidelines and practices.
  • Activities throughout the day.

Identify moral standards and business ethics

  • Distinguish between personal values and business ethics.
  • Define organisational values and behaviours.
  • Define Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
  • Research World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
  • Activities throughout the day.

Day Two

Behave ethically and inclusively in the workplace

  • Cultivate a vision of integrity and high moral standards.
  • Ensure authenticity when dealing with a diverse range of people.
  • Provide sound decision making.
  • Demonstrate respect and ensure inclusive practices.
  • Activities throughout the day.

Deal effectively with ethical dilemmas

  • Follow organisational code of ethics when dealing with ethical dilemmas.
  • Choose appropriate action based on ethical evaluation.
  • Report actions and gain management support.
  • Activities throughout the day.


"The Student Manual is a logical, carefully thought through and well presented document. The face-to-face facilitators are helpful, patient, knowledgeable and passionate. Thank you for the time and effort that blueVisions have put into preparing and supporting this course."

David Thorpe iiNet Australia

"Your personal contribution to our training has been invaluable. Your infectious high spirits and genuine want for our success have shone through. I sincerely thank you for your efforts over the past two years."

Stephen Davies Group Manager, Construction Services Group, NSW

"Your course made me realise how irrelevant what I was learning through my university course actually was to my job. Due to this, I will be seeking to complete the remainder of the modules in this diploma through blueVisions."

Damien Bleeker Project Coordinator, Liverpool City Council, NSW

"Thank you for a wonderful course....This has been by far the best development course I've ever been a part of."

David Darcy LSPSPO - Defence Materiel Organisation

"Having sat in at various times in both courses, as well as being present for the final summary and feedback sessions I was really impressed with the positive feedback and outcomes. The blueVisions trainers did an awesome job and really motivated and inspired both groups. The level of the course was spot on for each group."

Brian Clarke Leadership Development Coordinator, Gasco