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Shaping your Organization’s Ethical Foundation

Total Credits: 1.6 including 1.6 Behavioral Ethics - Non-technical

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Ethics |  Human Resources |  Partner Produced
Charla Welch
Course Levels:
1.6 Hours
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Corporate culture drives integrity. Done right, it motivates employees to do their best and roots out ethical dilemmas before they become a problem. This course examines some of the building blocks needed for an ethical organization, with special emphasis placed on HR’s role in shaping organizational culture. HR professionals support executive leadership’s mission and delivery of services in the most ethical manner possible, but what should be done when tension arises between operations and ethics? This course identifies mechanisms to ensure your team is set up for success in creating and maintaining an ethical organization. The scenarios will involve Business Management and Employee and Labor Relations, two main drivers of an ethical corporate culture.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Identify the fundamental ethical principles and various models for ethical decision making
  • Identify how an organization establishes and maintains an ethical culture
  • Understand how to implement and assess a code of ethics within an organization
  • Examine the potential for conflict between individuals, leadership dynamics, and governance and control mechanisms
  • Explore how to combat dangerous group psychological tendencies
  • Outline the relationship between ethics and internal controls to monitor ethical compliance
  • Apply ethical principles to employee relations scenarios from a managerial perspective

Major Subjects
  • Ethics
  • Organizational culture
  • Business Management and Employee and Labor Relations

Course Materials


Charla Welch's Profile

Charla Welch Related seminars and products

Charla is a former practicing attorney who transitioned to HR. She has experience both in-house and as an external counselor, with extensive expertise in Employee Relations (including performance management, discipline, dispute resolution, labor negotiations, investigations and compliance), Policy & Process Design, and Training. Since moving from California to Austin five years ago, Charla has been consulting with numerous organizations of all sizes across multiple industries on a wide range of HR concerns. Her clients would say she’s a solutions-driven consultant, with the unique ability to be detail-oriented and act in the moment, while remaining attuned to long-term business objectives. She is as skilled and comfortable interacting with the c-suite as she is explaining HR basics to front-line supervisors. Charla has served as chief negotiator for agencies in labor negotiations, working in confidence with city councils and boards to understand their vision and bring it to fruition at the bargaining table, while maintaining awareness of relevant laws and strategic considerations. Given her integrity and exceptional work product, Charla establishes strong working relationships quickly, serving as a skilled coach and trusted advisor.

Charla obtained her bachelor degree in Speech Communication (with a concentration on Organizational Communication and minor is International Business) before achieving a juris doctorate from the University of San Francisco School of Law. She passed the California bar exam on her first try and practiced at a medium sized law firm, where her experience included advice and counsel in nearly all areas of employment law, such as: Title VII / state discrimination laws, the ADA, the FLSA, the FMLA / state leave laws, contractual disputes, employee handbooks and numerous other employment laws and labor regulations. Since founding her HR consulting practice, Cultivate People, she has chosen to go on inactive status with the bar.


Sat, Jul 31, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:27pm EDT
Wed, Aug 11, 2021 - 09:30am to 10:57am EDT
Mon, Aug 23, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:27pm EDT
Sat, Sep 11, 2021 - 09:30am to 10:57am EDT
Wed, Sep 22, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:27pm EDT
Thu, Oct 07, 2021 - 09:30am to 10:57am EDT
Fri, Oct 22, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:27pm EDT
Fri, Nov 12, 2021 - 09:30am to 10:57am EST
Wed, Nov 24, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:27pm EST
Mon, Dec 06, 2021 - 09:30am to 10:57am EST
Thu, Dec 16, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:27pm EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Managers in HR and/or senior leadership.
Original Recording Date 01/2021
Yellow Book no
Course Developer Cultivate People
Date Added to Catalog 01/2021

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199). 

Official Registry Statement

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Refund/Cancellation Policy

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