15 Apr

Welcome To Ethics Resources

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16 May

Certificate Program Contribution – Dr. Singh Interview

The Delaware Business Times recently ran a story about Wilmington University’s new Compliance Certificate. Lori Sitler, the program’s creator, and Dr. Nitish Singh, a content contributor, were both interviewed about the program, and the demand for compliance education respectively.

In the article, Dr. Singh discusses his experience in the creation of Compliance education programs, and the advantages that online courses offer in terms of flexibility and global reach.

You can access the article at this location. If you are interested in this compliance certificate program, you can visit the certificate website here, or contact the program creator, Lori Sitler at: lorraine.r.sitler[at]wilmu.edu.

02 May

New Compliance Certificate Program Available

A new compliance certificate program is now available! Wilmington University, based in Delaware, has recently launched a new online only Compliance Certificate Program. This program consist of 18 credits, and provides students with the background and skill set necessary to begin a career in  the Compliance field. The well rounded coursework includes: US Administrative and Regulatory Law, Global Regulatory Law, Fundamentals of Compliance Management, Corporate Governance and Regulation, Integrating Excel into Business Problem Solving, and Financial Fraud Examination.

Assistant Professor and Chair Lori Sitler, the program‘s creator and designer, noted that “[t]he new certificate will help position students for the growing field of compliance – whether they are entering the field of regulatory compliance or re-tooling their skills to seek new opportunities in the changing job market.  The Compliance Certificate reflects Wilmington University’s mission to provide relevant curriculum for the workplace through career-oriented programs.”

Dr. Nitish Singh, founder of IntegTree, created the interactive e-learning modules for two of the courses – POL 345 –  Fundamentals of Compliance Management and  POL 355 – Corporate Governance and Regulation. You can access samples of some of these, and other e-learning modules at this location.

If you would like more information on the certificate program, you can visit the certificate website at this location, or contact the program creator, Lori Sitler at: lorraine.r.sitler[at]wilmu.edu

23 Mar

Financial Regulatory Compliance Challenges Survey

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What do Finance Sector Professionals Think of Financial Regulatory Compliance Challenges?

The Saint Louis Regional Chamber, in collaboration with Dr. Nitish Singh at Boeing Institute – Saint Louis University, has conducted two focus groups of Saint Louis area financial professionals to better understand emerging regulatory challenges.

We are happy to share these insights with you upon completion of a short 5 minute survey. The survey is meant to better understand the risks, challenges and trends in financial regulatory compliance.

The results of this survey will be compiled in a report to facilitate college curriculum development, as well as to be shared with industry leaders.

At the end of the survey, please make sure you check the link, which has a short video on the focus group findings.

You can access the survey at this location

We appreciate your participation.

08 Jan

Compliance Courseware – Compliance Program Evaluation

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The next chapter of our complimentary compliance courseware series is now available. This chapter covers the importance of evaluating your compliance program, and goes over several focus areas for evaluation, including: your compliance hotline, policies and procedures, training efficacy, tone at the top, organizational structure, controls, and more.  You can access the material at this location: Chapter Ten – Compliance Program Evaluation

You may access previously shared courseware sections at this location.

This material is being made available for your educational, non-commercial usage, but if you would like to discuss your organizational needs for this, or other compliance related courseware, please get in touch.

If you found this material to be informative, we invite you to order your copy of our book today.

15 Oct

Compliance Courseware – Identification, Investigation and Enforcement

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The next chapter of our complimentary compliance courseware series is now available. This chapter covers identification, investigation and enforcement. In this section we will review topics such as: whistle blower programs, reporting hotline utility maximization, reporting systems, investigation preparation & procedures, enforcement, discipline and self-reporting in incidences of uncovered wrong-doing. You can access the material at this location: Chapter Nine – Identification, Investigation and Enforcement

This material is being made available for your educational, non-commercial usage, but if you would like to discuss your organizational needs for this, or other compliance related courseware, please get in touch.

If you found this material to be informative, we invite you to order your copy of our book today.

17 Sep

Compliance Courseware – Understanding Fraud

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The next section of our Compliance Courseware series is now available. This section discusses fraud and other wrong-doing. In this module, we review the 10-80-10 rule, the Fraud Triangle, types of fraud, and more.  You can access the material at this location: Chapter Eight – Understanding Fraud and Other Wrongdoing.

This material is being made available for your educational, non-commercial usage, but if you would like to discuss your organizational needs for this, or other compliance related courseware, please get in touch.

If you found this material to be informative, we invite you to order your copy of our book today.

01 Sep

Compliance Webinar – Psychometric Assessment

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On September 1st at 11:00AM Eastern Time Dr. Nitish Singh will be presenting a webinar on effective compliance communications and psychometric assessment. The webinar is entitled:

What We Need to Communicate & Why? 


Toward Effective Compliance Communications

The goal of this webinar is to help you better understand some of the root causes behind key compliance concerns, develop more effective compliance communications, and to discuss how to measure and document the impact of your compliance communications.

You can register for the quick (15 minute) webinar this location.

21 Aug

Compliance Courseware – Education and Training

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The next section of our Compliance Courseware series is now available. This section covers the process of education and training, effective communication with employees, training best practices and more. You can access the material at this location: Chapter Seven – Education and Training.

This material is being made available for your educational, non-commercial usage, but if you would like to discuss your organizational needs for this, or other compliance related courseware, please get in touch.

If you found this material to be informative, we invite you to order your copy of our book today.

Additionally, on September 1st Dr. Nitish Singh will be presenting a webinar on effective compliance communications. You can register for the quick (15 minute) webinar this location.

11 Aug

Compliance Courseware – Oversight and a Culture of Compliance

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The next section of our Compliance Courseware series is now available. In this section we discuss the Critical Success Factors for Compliance Management. We begin with a Chapter discussing the value of oversight and establishing a culture of compliance. You can access this material at the following location:

Chapter Six – Oversight and a Culture of Compliance

The previous lectures are available at this location.

This material is being made available for your educational, non-commercial usage, but if you would like to discuss your organizational needs for this, or other compliance related courseware, please get in touch.

If you found this material to be informative, we invite you to order your copy of our book today.

Additionally, on September 1st Dr. Nitish Singh will be presenting a webinar on effective compliance communications. You can register for the quick (15 minute) webinar this location.

17 Jul

Compliance Courseware – Compliance Program Elements

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The next part of our Compliance Courseware series, on compliance program elements, is now available. You can access it at the following link:

Chapter Five – Elements of a Compliance Program

The previous lectures are available at this location.

This material is being made available for your educational, non-commercial usage, but if you would like to discuss your organizational needs for this, or other compliance related courseware, please get in touch.

If you found this material to be informative, we invite you to order your copy of our book today.