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)


Fall 2022 – Montréal
September 15-16, October 13-14, November 10-11, December 1-2, 2022, February 10, 2023 (simulation) – FULL

Winter 2023 – Québec
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Fall 2023 – Montréal
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Fee: $ 5,995 + taxes

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Basic principles of ethics and compliance

Day 1

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

Day 2

  • Ethics and compliance in a regulatory framework
  • Applied ethics

Compliance function and program

Day 1

  • Organizational leadership and corporate culture
  • Implementing a program

Day 2

  • Compliance program: detection and monitoring
  • Internal investigations

Advanced topics

Day 1

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

Day 2

  • Due diligence
  • Compliance program: investigations

Advanced topics

Day 1

  • Cybersecurity and data protection
  • Harassment prevention

Day 2

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


  • 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


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


Modules and simulation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The training is offered at HEC Montréal.


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