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Risk-ranking and compliance training

Tom Fox | November 6, 2017

For compliance training to be effective its needs to risk-based in its focus. This means employees with highest risk of exposure to bribery and corruption need to receive the highest levels of training and refreshers. From there you can tailor your training down to an appropriate level for those less at risk. The Justice Department’s Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs asks the following question, What analysis has the company undertaken to determine who should be trained and on what subjects? 

The risk ranking of employees is usually considered in a tripartite structure of (1) high-risk, (2) medium risk, and (3) low risk. High-risk employees can be defined as those employees whose roles in your company can significantly impact the company. Medium-risk employees can be defined as those employees who face risk on regular basis or present a moderate level of negative impact to a company if they mishandle the risk. Low-risk employees can be considered those... To get the full story, subscribe now.