Leading Learning – Whistleblower Awareness
The term whistleblower is used to describe someone who exposes dangerous or illegal activity in a public or private organization. Whistleblowing brings to light all sorts of workplace incidents such as health and safety risks, potential environmental problems, fraud, deficiencies in the care of vulnerable people and cover-ups. The demand for greater corporate accountability and for employees to have a voice has increased the focus on whistleblowing. The course identifies situations that call for whistleblowing, describes some of the challenges faced by whistleblowers, and recognizes the important role whistleblowers play in exposing corruption and misconduct.
Covered in this course:
- Whistleblowing defined
- Identify situations that call for whistleblowing
- Describe some of the challenges faced by whistleblowers
- Tackle wrongdoing and misconduct with effective whistleblowing practices