Presentation: Maximizing your Hotline Program: Leveraging the Data to Gain Key Insights into Your Organizational CultureSpeaker:
Joseph Agins, CFE, CCEP
Institutional Compliance Officer
Joseph Agins is currently the Institutional Compliance Officer for Sam Houston State University (SHSU). There he is responsible for the design, development, and implementation of the university’s compliance program. A program designed to address the broad range of potential risks facing the university, minimize compliance failures and, to promote a working environment reflecting the university’s unwavering commitment to the highest level of integrity and ethical standards. He is also extremely fortunate to be able to teach a white-collar crime course there in the university’s College of Criminal Justice.
Prior to joining SHSU, Joseph was the Director of Ethics & Compliance for Apollo Education Group, one of the world's largest private education providers. At Apollo, Joseph oversaw the design, execution and completion of all ethics & compliance related investigations throughout the corporation and its many foreign and domestic subsidiaries. He also managed the organization’s multitude of hotline programs, the annual Ethics survey and the trending and analysis of all fraud, investigative, compliance and ethics data for senior leadership, the Audit Committee and Board of Directors.
Joseph has worked in the fields of business ethics, compliance, fraud and investigations for nearly 20 years. He is a longtime CFE as well as Regent Emeritus for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). He is a CCEP with the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE), President in Merit for the International Institute of Business Ethics & Compliance - Mexico (IIEC), holds certifications in Ethics & Compliance from both Southern Methodist and St. Louis Universities and, is co-founder of the Arizona Ethics & Compliance Council (AECC).
As a speaker, Joseph is regularly invited to speak on the topics of ethics, compliance, fraud, hotlines and investigations at major industry conferences in the U.S. and Latin America, for groups such as the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE), the International Institute of Business Ethics & Compliance (IIEC) and many others.
Location: Sam Houston State University (The Woodlands Center), Room 150, 3380 College Park Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77384
Presentation Description: The presentation is designed to inform fraud examiners of the benefits of leveraging the often ignored and/or underutilized data residing in their organizational hotline/helpline programs. Attendees will be given multiple examples of how this data can be accessed and benchmarked to add value those in the fraud and/or E&C departments as well as to the organization as a whole. Mr. Agins will share insights from his years of experience and research designing, implementing, managing, and training on hotline/helpline programs and best practices..
CPE Credits: 1 CPE Credit
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- How your hotline program data helps you to understand the ethical culture of your organization
- Using the data to zero-in on hotspots and remediate concerns before they grow
- Benchmarking to demonstrate return on investment (ROI) and enhance program effectiveness
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Delivery Method: Group Live
Prerequisites: Not Applicable
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications [Fraud]
Who Should Attend: Anti-fraud professionals, Auditors, Accountants, Attorneys, Investigators, Law Enforcement, Educators, Students
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Basic
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