Ethical Considerations in the Public Sector
1 hour 30 minutes
Become familiar with the various standards of conduct that composes a comprehensive ethics program.
Government conflict of interest rules provide essential tools for protecting limited public resources, fostering public confidence in government administration, and assisting public servants in avoiding questionable or embarrassing situations. This topic will help you develop an understanding of the critical elements for an effective ethics program in any organization while becoming more familiar with the various standards of conduct that compose a comprehensive ethics program. You will improve your ability to identify ethics issues, conform to established rules, provide guidance to others on ethical compliance, and identify the strengths and weaknesses of any particular ethics policy they encounter as an employee, public official, legal counsel, or policy maker.