Looking for ways to stay involved in the compliance community and further develop your skills and career? The Rethink Compliance team has quite the lineup of February and March events on our calendar, and you're invited!

The best part? They're all virtual, so you can join them from the comfort of your own home. Check out the links below to register for some or all of these great events.

February 3 | 12 PM CST

February 5 | 9 AM CST

Six Principles for Great Compliance Training: Engage Your Audience, Make Your Message Stick, Increase Your Impact

Kirsten Liston, Founder and Principal, Rethink Compliance

Duration: 90 Minutes

Target Audience: Compliance professionals with an interest in creating engaging training and communications with impact

Learning Objectives:

  • Effective communication tactics to make your content better whether your training is two minutes or two hours
  • Meet the content needs and attitudes of a 21st-century audience; Learn how and when to develop a single messaging solution — and when to differentiate
  • What data and analytics can do for your program — and what it cannot; Pick an analytics strategy that delivers business impact and aligns your program strategy with DOJ guidance


February 10 | 8:30 AM CT

Ethical Challenges in the New Remote Workplace

Suzan McGinnis, JD, Senior Director, Advisory Services, Rethink Compliance

Join Suzan McGinnis and the ACFE Twin Cities Chapter for this special Zoom meeting. Tickets are free for members and $15 for non-members.

The work from home environment has not alleviated ethical challenges in the new workplace. Training, communicating, and holding employees responsible is now more important then ever. It's time to go back to the basics in order to reach employees, but how in this new world?

We'll explore reimagining tried and true training and communication techniques from before times to fit into today's world of isolated employees, meetings via video, and unrelenting stress.


February 17 | 12:00 PM CT

Taking Your Code Digital: Here's How to Do It Right

Tricia Cornell, Head of Creative Services, Rethink Compliance

Andrea Falcione, JD, CCEP, Principal & Head of Advisory Services, Rethink Compliance

Leslie Staver, Ethics & Compliance Manager, American Transmission Company

Stacy Tietjen, Director, Compliance & Integrity, CHS Inc.

Duration: 90 Minutes

Target audience: Compliance & Ethics and HR professionals from any/all industries

Learning objectives:

  • Optimize your Code for your 21st-century, always-online audience
  • Make the most of available technology, while avoiding tech hassles
  • Learn where to start, five features your Code must have, and three things you don’t need  


February 26
SCCE Alaska Regional Compliance & Ethics Conference

Beyond Measurement: Using Analytics to Steer Culture
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM AKST

Kirsten Liston, Principal, Rethink Compliance

Renee Wardlaw, Sr. Dir. Compliance & AGC, Bristol Bay Native Corporation

  • Compliance programs have historically lacked proper data for meaningful measurement and analytics — but regulators continue to indicate this is critical
  • Explore practical options for collecting useful, actionable information — including ways that qualitative cultural indicators can be quantified
  • See a case study of a successful analytics initiative from a local Alaskan company


March 1-4
SCCE Compliance & Ethics Essentials Workshop

Rethink's own Andrea Falcione and other industry leaders will guide you through compliance and ethics fundamentals and help you build a foundation for your compliance career. The workshop is ideal for people with less than two years of experience in compliance, including those that have just entered compliance for the first time.

Topics include:

  • Introduction and background to compliance and ethics programs
  • Standards and procedures
  • Governance, oversights, and authority
  • Risk assessment
  • Due diligence in delegation of authority
  • Communication and training
  • Incentives and enforcement
  • Monitoring, auditing, and reporting systems
  • Investigations
  • Response to wrongdoing
  • Program improvement
  • Overview of FCPA, UK bribery, conflict of interest, and privacy and data security
  • Key skills necessary for compliance professionals


March 15-17

SCCE's 9th Annual European Compliance & Ethics Institute

M4B You’ve Ticked the Box; Now What? Taking Compliance Training from Good to Great
Monday, 15 March | 15:40 – 16:40 CET

Paula Davis, Director, Waypoint GRC
Kirsten Liston, Principal, Rethink Compliance

  • How adults really learn and why your compliance training might not be having the impact you want
  • Tools and tips to engage your audience, build compliance “muscle memory,” and drive ethical behaviour
  • New technologies, new options: How to move beyond courses/LMSs to credibly measure impact


T3A The Compliance Consulting Business Is Booming In Europe. Are You Considering Consulting or Starting Your Own Compliance Business? What to do NOW to Prepare for Success!
Tuesday, 16 March | 14:20-15:20 CET

Kristy Grant-Hart, Founder, CEO, Spark Compliance
Kirsten Liston, Principal, Rethink Compliance
Joseph Murphy, Senior Advisor, Compliance Strategists

  • Learn why preplanning is critical—and how to do it effectively
  • Use writing, speaking, and networking to advance your career or launch your business
  • Learn how to master the business fundamentals: sales plan, finance, business type, and marketing


March 23-24

Creating an Effective Compliance Training Program: A Workshop

workshop banner image with group of employees in a conference room that reads: "Creating an Effective Compliance Training Program: A Workshop," March 23-24 or June 22-23, 2021

Kirsten Liston, Founder and Principal of Rethink Compliance; author of Creating Great Compliance Training in a Digital World  CJ Wolf, MD, M.Ed, CHC, CCEP, CHRC, CHPC, Compliance Consultant; Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Illinois College of Medicine; Faculty, Brigham Young University—Idaho

This two-day, virtual workshop features live educational sessions that address all aspects of compliance training and provide an in-depth look at the core principles of a successful training program, including deciding who and what to train on, developing the right content, measuring success, and identifying indicators for change.

Learning objectives:

  • The case for compliance training
  • Methods for identifying training needs and curriculums
  • Principles of adult learning you can use to make your training work
  • Understanding your workforce’s training needs
  • Developing training content that works
  • The pros and cons of different educational methods, including live vs. online training
  • The roles of managers in building on-the-job compliance awareness
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of your training program