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Learning Outcomes

The following is the ABA Standard 301 Statement regarding learning outcomes for the Compliance and Risk Management Certificate: 

Knowledge of Legal System

  • Knowledge and Understanding of Substantive Law
    • Demonstrate knowledge of state and federal regulations and agencies.
    • Demonstrate an ability to research, understand, and stay up to date on regulatory changes that affect business choices.
  • Knowledge and Understanding of Procedural Law
    • Analyze existing case authority in implementing current and future compliance policies.

Compliance and Risk Management

  • Develop an understanding of how to ensure compliance with laws and regulations that govern various industries.
  • Analyze legal issues relating to compliance structures, risk processes, and roles and responsibilities within organizations.
  • Apply risk management skills to identify, measure, assess, reduce, and manage legal risks in the workplace.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate effectiveness of compliance programs.
  • Formulate conceptual frameworks for future compliance and risk management strategies.

Professionalism and Ethics

  • Analyze ways in which organizational policies and procedures can influence ethical business conduct
  • Articulates and challenges a tradition, assumption, or prevailing business practice by raising and examining relevant ethical perspectives
  • Distinguishes activities and judgments particularly subject to ethical issues from those that are less subject to ethical issues
  • Use leadership and communication skills to effectively interact with a diverse range of stakeholders
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