Anti-Bribery & Corruption Practices in Malaysia – A Risk Management Perspective

Course Description

The program is designed to give participants a solid understanding in bribery and corrupt detection in Malaysia. Participants will also be exposed and guided on the requirements of the Competition Laws in and its application in Malaysia and the related trade countries.

Participants will be fully equipped to fulfill their role and uphold ethics and code of conduct in their respective organization with the appropriate legal compliance, standards, framework and practices, from a risk management perspective – Prevention is better than cure.

Course Objective

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Understand and comprehend the basics about Ethical conduct and its related principles,
  • Ability to identify existing / potential ethical conduct within the organization or emanating from external sources, which may have an impact on Business Continuity activities
  • Legal Impact(s) due to ineffective management of unethical business conduct.
  • Define malpractices & Spotting The Red Flags
  • Gain A Sound Legal Understanding
  • Develop An Effective Bribery & Corruption Prevention Plan
  • Understanding and implementation of Competition Laws in Malaysia
  • Understand about Pre-Employment Screening & Whistle-Blowing
  • Understand Malpractices Detection & Profile Auditing
  • Better understand Digital Evidence & Computer Forensics
Should Attend
  • Anyone involved in managing corporate governance and integrity practices of the organisation
  • Anyone involved in contracting of any kind, especially holding a portfolio for evaluating and sourcing for suppliers, contractors, etc. Whether a team member, project manager, or executive.

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The experience of learning to read and write for the first time is likely to remain vivid in your memory. The skill is ingrained and it stays.  The primary objective of our training and workshop is to make your new knowledge and abilities as durable as the ones you've already accumulated.  They foster fresh ideas. They enable great feats. Individual behaviour and attitude contribute to your organization's success is what we prioritise.

Combining experiential, instructional, and discovery learning with current coaching technology promotes profound transformations in attitudes and behaviour that enable sustainable change in your business. These adjustments improve results.

Our programmes involve with 12 unique learning methodology as below:

Duration: 1 day (9am – 5pm)
Course Outline
  • Integrity
    • Definition
    • Initiatives in Malaysia
  • Why do people commit bribery and corruption
  • Overview of competition law in Malaysia (The Competition Act 2010)
    • Anti-Trust and Foreign Trade Controls
  • Ethics
    • Definition
    • Ethics and Integrity risk
    • Difference between personal, business and professional ethics
    • Categorisation of non-ethical and non-integral values
    • Adverse effects
  • Definition of Business Ethics
    • Business
    • Ethics
  • Laws governing Ethics
    • Laws of Malaysia and International Laws
    • Enforcement Bodies and their roles (Success Stories)
    • Challenges in Prosecution (Domestic & Courts of Law)
  • Statistics of Unethical Business Conduct
    • Case Studies
  • Corruption and Bribery
    • Tell tale signs
    • Common forms
    • Conventional and unconventional methods
    • Book transaction
  • Asset Misappropriation
    • Act of misappropriation
    • Components / Elements
  • Fraud, Risk and Corporate Governance
    • Fundamentals
    • 3 Ingredients of fraud
    • Environment, People and Opportunity
    • Dominant factor
    • Corporate governance in jeopardy
    • Generic reasons for fraud
    • Risk (Reality vs Myth)
    • The risk domains in an organisation
    • Red Flags of fraud
    • Enhancing corporate governance
  • Developing and Implementing Ethics and Compliance Programme
    • Top Down Exercise – Management Support
    • Developing Anti-Corruption Programme
    • Oversight of the Anti-Corruption Programme
    • Policy – Words to be used; Clarity of Intention; Non Ambiguous
    • Detailed policies for particular risk areas
    • Application of the Anti-Corruption programme to Business partners
    • Internal Controls and documentation
    • Communication and training
    • Promoting and incentivizing ethics and compliance
    • Seeking guidance – Detecting and reporting violations
    • Addressing violations
    • Periodic reviews and evaluation of the anti-corruption programme
  • Role of Ethics in a Business Environment
    • Supporting Business Continuity
    • Impact of Non-Compliance
  • Types of Incidences and Observed Misconduct
    • Examples and Statistics
Mind Mapping and Recap
  • Role of Ethics in a Business Environment
  • Essentials of Body Language
  • Analysis of Incident Behaviour
  • Record Keeping
  • Trending Analysis
  • Statistics Analysis
An overview of the above
  • Sources of Unethical Behavior in Organizations
    • Overly aggressive financial or business objectives
    • Abusive & intimidating behavior
    • Conflict of interest
  • Essentials of Business Ethics
    • Honesty
    • Integrity
    • Definition
    • Groupings
    • Relationship with Ethics
    • Impact on organization
  • Risk Assessment and Management
    • Threat / Hazard Identification
    • Identifying the Risk Level
    • Risk Probability
    • Risk Assessment / Management Approach
    • Due Diligence
    • Financial Records
    • Company registration
    • Financial conduct
    • Best practices
    • Bankruptcy search
  • Making Decisions About Ethical Issues
    • Recognition of Ethical Issues in Business
      • Ethical Issues
      • Method of judging the ethics of a situation
  • Improving Ethical Behavior in Business
    • 3 Key Elements that Influences Ethical / Unethical Decisions in an Organisation
      • Individual Standards & Values
      • Managers & Co- Workers Influence
      • Opportunity (Codes & Compliance Requirements)
    • Corporate Governance (Organisational Policy)
    • HR Policies (Employee Relations & Code of Ethics)
    • Whistleblowing
    • Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Compliance in line with
    • Business Ethics and Key Risk Indicators (KRI)
    • Joint Responsibility Approach
      • Compliance to related regulations, laws and standards.
  • Social Responsibility
    • Morality & Ethics
    • 4 Dimensions & Pyramid of Social Responsibility
    • Corporate Citizenship
    • Owners and Stakeholders
  • Performance Management of Suppliers
    •  Methodology
    •  Reporting
    • Escalation Path
  • Classroom Session on the following:-
    • Role Play
    • Developing Evaluation and Selection framework that will prevent possibility of corrupt practices.
  • Group Presentation
  • Mind Mapping, Recap and Warp Up
End of Session

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