Implementing and Upholding a Code of Ethical Conduct


As low as $49 per board member (based on a 10-member board)

Is your board unbiased in its decision making? Are certain members imposing intimidation or harassment tactics on others that are leading to unethical decisions? In this course, you will learn how establishing a Code of Ethical Conduct will impact your organization’s credibility, reputation and ultimately its success.


A Code of Conduct is intended to clearly outline the fundamental ethical practices when conducting business both internally and externally on behalf of your organization. The Board must ensure that the workplace environment is respectful and free from any harassments, intimidation or biases with respect to all activities and interactions.

With this course you will receive a detailed 17-page governance guide, 20-minute video training module and a sample governing policy you can start using today to start building a healthy and safe work environment that is conducive to success.

What You'll Learn

  • The scope of creating a Code of Conduct including expectations for conflicts of interest, confidentiality, harassment & intimidation, social media conduct and more.
  • How to define your organization’s ethical principles
  • The responsibilities of the board in dealing with members who do not abide by the code
  • How to start creating a Code of Conduct
  • How to establish a disciplinary process


About your instructor: Darrell Kuhn

DJ (Darrell) Kuhn, author of The Boardroom Blueprint, is a noted leader and visionary with a successful career in an executive leadership and a member of Atlantic Business Magazine’s prestigious CEO Hall of Fame. He has been an exemplary community volunteer and board member in roles for many organizations over the last 30 years including the Chamber of Commerce; United Way; Food Banks; Canadian Mental Health Association; Diabetes Association; Rotary Clubs and various Business Developmental Agencies.

A strong advocate for local non profit organizations, Darrell recognizes the profound impact on the communities they serve. He believes that the creation of a strong governance structure and leadership capacity, significantly impacts the effectiveness, brand and reputation of any organization. This passion and experience has positioned Darrell as a foremost expert in effective board governance and leadership.

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5 Lessons