How It Works

2 CEUs, equivalent to 20 Contact Hours/PDUs
Risk assessments are the foundation of any solid compliance management program. These appraisals can help protect your company from steep fines, sanctions, loss of licensure, reputation damage, and even employee incarceration. As such, you should carry out risk assessment frequently while using best practice processes.
Self-paced course; start at anytime
4 weeks


Larry Potts

Larry Potts, MS, is a renowned corporate compliance and security expert. Most recently Larry was Chief Compliance Officer and Director of Corporate Security for Scientific Games Corporation where he developed and implemented processes for conducting business in 50 countries and oversaw 4000 due diligence investigations annually. Prior to his extensive corporate experience, Larry worked for the FBI for 24 years as Chief of the Public Corruption Unit, Chief of White-Collar Crimes, AD in Charge of Criminal Investigative Division, and Deputy Director.


Risk Assessments, Policies, and Internal Controls
During this course, we’ll discuss valuable internal and external resources to use when assessing risk, including public databases. Additionally, we’ll cover the issues and policies associated with several specific types of risk. Join us to find out what processes should you use for writing policies, getting them approved, and implementing them.

Topics Include:

  • The steps involved in creating sound codes of conduct and policies
  • Why risk assessment is so important, using real cases as examples
  • How to carry out a risk assessment
  • Fostering a culture of compliance

Who Should Register:

  • Current or aspiring compliance professionals

Learning Format

We provide a more interactive and visually engaging learning experience than you’ll find in many online course environments.
The format of this class is fully online, instructor-led, pass/no pass, and can be taken as part of the certificate or independently. Certificate courses can be taken in any order unless otherwise noted.
Industry Experts
You'll experience optional live sessions with your instructor and other experts and have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss the subject.
Active Learning
Learn content deeply through varied case studies, topical readings, infographics and other visuals, and hands-on exercises.
Engaged Classrooms
Build your knowledge repository with weekly quizzes, open group discussions, and even the occasional debate.


Risk Assessments, Policies, and Internal Controls
Devote 6-8 hours/week
Apply knowledge to your real life
Be prepared to learn from each other