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Developing an Ethical Culture

Total Credits: 1.4 including 1.4 Behavioral Ethics - Non-technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Ethics
Samantha M. Weeks, CFE
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Finance, audit, and HR professionals will learn how to develop an effective and meaningful ethical culture by establishing the tone and standards of the company; partnering with leadership to exemplify how ethical practices lead to success; and resolving issues that could currently be impacting moral and profit.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Participants will be able to create company policies that serve as clear guidelines for employees and give leadership the tools to reduce turnover, fraud, and profit leakage
  • Participants will be given specific actions to take in prompting the organization to acknowledge that ethics policies, alone, are not enough
  • Participants will have examples of escalation steps to resolve critical incidents

Major Subjects
  • Ethics

Course Materials


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Certified Fraud Examiner

Samantha received BS (Texas Woman’s University) and MS (University of Texas at Dallas) degrees in accounting and is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). She has served on the board of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) – Dallas Chapter at both the Director and Vice-President levels. In those roles she curated the speaker lineup for monthly chapter meetings and the chapter’s annual fraud conference. Samantha has been a Featured Member of the ACFE (August 2016) and was published in ACFE Insights in December 2017.
Samantha shares her expertise in loyalty programs, account takeover fraud, and occupational fraud basics as a public speaker at numerous conferences and for professional organizations. She has worked with law enforcement to investigate credit card fraud rings and human trafficking. Samantha served in the United States Marine Corps at the Navy and Marine Corps Intelligence Training Center in Dam Neck, VA. She received a meritorious promotion and was gifted a hand-written letter and Battle Standard of the Marine Corps by General James L. Jones.
Samantha has been working in risk and control environments for 10 years and has led the fraud risk management program for a Fortune 200 company. She has expertise in leveraging data analytics for fraud detection, describing compelling narratives from complex data, and communicating effectively with all levels of leadership. 
Samantha Weeks works as a consultant based in Dallas, Texas. Samantha has worked in military intelligence, retail, internal audit, and fraud risk management. She has performed audits of accounts payable, cash balances, bank reconciliations, fuel, loyalty programs, expenses, procurement and supply chain processes, vendors, inventory, payroll, construction projects, and kick-back schemes. Account takeover fraud is her specialty which predominantly impacts the travel, hospitality, retail, and financial industries.


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Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For
  • All

Original Recording Date 02/11/2019
Yellow Book No
Course Developer Samantha M. Weeks, CFE
Date Added to Catalog 02/05/2019

Additional Information

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Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
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Overall:      4.5

Total Reviews: 101


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"Interesting class"

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"Good course and presenter."

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