The educational program Senior Managers & Certification Regime consists of four courses:
1. Conduct versus Misconduct
This training covers the concept ‘conduct’ and sets out what it concerns. It touches on the basics of
conduct and misconduct. Examples of misbehavior are provided and it is explained what consequences
misconduct can have.
2. Concepts - Morality, Ethics & Integrity
This training covers the concept ‘morality’. It touches on the basics of ethics and integrity. During the
training course it is explained what a moral dilemmas is and how one can encounter it.
3. Ethics in the Workplace - Discrimination
This training covers the fundamentals of discrimination. It includes both negative and positive
discimination. During the course various types of discrimination are described; examples are provided
of various types of inequality.
4. Ethics in the Workplace - Harassment
This training covers the fundamentals of harassment. It touches on the basics of the topic. Forms of
harassment are set out in a nutshell and it is explained what the consequences of this form of
misconduct can be.
5. Ethics in the Workplace - Sexual Intimidation
This training covers the fundamentals of intimidation in the broadest sense, and sexual intimidation in
particular. It sets out how a position of power can be abused and why this should not take place.
Examples are provided to make it clear which kind of behavior is unacceptable and what criteria are of
6. Governance - Conflicts of Interests
This training covers conflicts of interests. It touches on the basics of the theme and, hence, it includes
why conflicts of interest appear and how they should be managed. The training course goes over moral
dilemmas and clarifies that moral dilemmas cannot always be avoided; they simply arise due to
complexity and opposing interests.
7. Governance - Rules & Codes
This training covers internal procedures and corporate codes of conduct. It touches on the basic
elements of corporate rules and sets out why these are in place. Therefore, it is also explained what the
objectives of a code of conduct are.
8. Governance - KYC
This training covers the know-your-customer (KYC) principle. It is explained why it is important and how
organisations could embed it in their daily operations. During the training course, reference is made to
regulations which require organisations to install KYC procedures.
9. Governance - Whistleblowing Policy
This training covers the fundamentals of whistleblowing. It touches on the basics of the related topics
or themes. The consequences of whistleblowing are set out in a nutshell and it is explained what
organisation can do to stimulate employees to dare to speak out and mention misconduct.
10. Governance - Non-Retaliation Policy
This training covers what retaliation concerns and shows the implications of it. The training also sets
out what kind of retaliation could take place and how organisations should manage their employees. It
is set out how a non-retaliation policy should look like.
11. Culture - Corporate Climate
This training sets out in what respect a corporate culture impacts the behavior of individuals. It is
explained that culture creates the context in which one’s decisions are made and one’s actions take
12. Culture - Remuneration
This training covers the possible consequences of incentives. It touches on the basics of the related
topics or themes. Bonus structures are set out in a nutshell and it is explained which non-financial
incentives could be applied by an organisation’s management.