This program provides an overview of ethics and compliance best practices. It allows participants to:

  • Develop the tools to implement and manage the ethics and compliance aspects of their organization
  • Promote the communication of ethics and compliance best practices within their organization
  • Develop their expertise on topics such as fraud, corruption, discrimination and workplace harassment
  • Improve their knowledge of ethics and compliance, and help their organization grow
  • Create a toolbox to implement an ethics and professional conduct program within their organization
  • Expand their business network by participating in the proposed activities (e.g., conferences, cocktail hours)
Dick Pound
Chantal Petitclerc

Kick-off webinar

Take part in this webinar and meet Dick Pound, Member of the Canadian Olympic Committee and Counsel, Stikeman Elliott and the Honourable Chantal Petitclerc, Senator and internationally renowned athlete to explore how athletic organizations can implement best practices in governance and ethics..

Septembre 9, 2021, 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Basic principles of ethics and compliance

Day 1 – September 16, 2021

  • Ethics and compliance in a regulatory framework
  • Ethics and compliance: a practical perspective

Day 2 – September 17, 2021

  • Ethics and compliance in a regulatory framework
  • Applied ethics

Compliance function and program

Day 1 – October 14, 2021

  • Organizational leadership and corporate culture
  • Implementing a program

Day 2 – October 15, 2021

  • Compliance program: detection and monitoring
  • Internal investigations

Advanced topics

Day 1 – November 11, 2021

  • Fraud in organizations
  • Corruption
  • Public contracts (conference)
  • International issues: fighting international corruption

Day 2 – November 12, 2021

  • Due diligence
  • Compliance program: investigations

Advanced topics

Day 1 – December 9, 2021

  • Cybersecurity and data protection
  • Harassment prevention

Day 2 – December 10, 2021

  • Managing communication in a crisis
  • Role of the media: investigative journalism in a crisis (conference)
  • Managing complexity
  • Online exam

Simulation – February 4, 2022

  • Team case studies
  • Presentation to the judging panel

Teaching method

This unique and practical program offers opportunities for meaningful discussions with participants and high-level experts. It also involves:

  • Case studies
  • Workshops/discussion groups
  • Panels of professionals in the field
  • Lunch and learns
  • Analysis grids
  • Team simulation

Specific benefits

  • High-level university certification in ethics and compliance
  • Training whose eligibility has been confirmed by the Quebec Bar and that can be presented to various professional orders, namely the Ordre des ingénieurs, Ordre des Adm.A., Ordre des CRHA and Ordre des CPA, for professional development purposes
  • Experienced trainers from the business world, and content based on ethics and compliance best practices
  • Active and practical teaching that will help you take concrete action in your organization

Dates of cohorts

Cohort 3
March 17, 2021 (kick-off), March 18-19, 2021, April 15-16, 2021, May 13-14, 2021, June 10 11, 2021, and September 17, 2021 (simulation)

Cohort 4
September 15, 2021 (kick-off), September 16-17, 2021, October 14-15, 2021, November 11-12, 2021, December 9-10, 2021, February 4, 2022 (simulation)


HEC Montréal – Côte-Ste-Catherine Building
3000, Côte-Ste-Catherine Rd.
Montreal, Quebec H3T 2A7


Kick-off: noon to 1 p.m.
Modules and simulation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Delivery method

The training is offered at HEC Montréal or online.


  • Online exam following Module 4
  • Final simulation in front of a panel to verify skills transfer


$5,995 + taxes


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