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See how your compliance program stacks up against your peers and learn new strategies to increase the effectiveness of what you’re already doing.
Achieving an effective ethics and compliance program requires more than simply adding rules and additional layers of controls. There must be an integrated effort that aligns financial and compliance requirements with the organization’s mission and values. The steps you take as a compliance professional should not be in isolation of your organization’s larger business objectives but in support of them.
Along with aligning with organizational goals, your compliance program can compound its impact by focusing on industry best practices that maximize efforts. This section will highlight the latest best practices in the use of technology, program automation and industry benchmarks to amplify the impact of key compliance program elements.
In a small organization, the impact of leadership's attitudes and example are multiplied. Thus, if the leadership demonstrates dedication to operating a compliance organization that will filter down the chain quickly. Although the organization may not have the resources for external audits, a full-time compliance officer, etc., having a clear direction from the top can go a long way towards having an effective compliance program in a small organization.