Ethics Training


This lesson will help employees identify the purpose of an Ethics program, recognize specific ethics standards and their responsibility to comply with them, identify disciplinary actions that can result from non-compliance, and identify how to properly raise ethical concerns and seek additional counsel. Employees will also recognize the application of ethics principles through the use of case studies.

Upon successful completion of this course, you should have a better understanding of:

  • The ethics, state the purpose of an Ethics program, and list its common characteristics.
  • Identifying ethical standards for fairness and honesty, accurate record keeping, the treatment of other employees, political contributions, and financial standards–such as time charging and preservation of company assets.
  • Identifying conflicts of interest and ethical standards for giving and receiving gifts, gratuities, and entertainment with regard to customers and suppliers in both government and non-government sectors.
  • Identifying the laws, acts and practices associated with ethics in the workplace.
  • The responsibility to comply with ethical expectations and report suspected violations, the disciplinary actions that could result from failure to comply with expectations or report violations, and the available methods for raising ethical concerns and seeking additional counsel.
  • Recognizing the application of ethics principles through the use of case studies.


This Ethics course outlines the following topics:

  • Who Needs Ethics?
  • What’s Expected of Me?
  • What Is a Conflict of Interest and Appropriate Gifting?
  • What Laws, Acts, and Practices Are in Place?
  • What Is the Reporting Process?
  • What Should They Do?

Universally Compatible

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.


Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 20 minutes.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.