Conclusion: virtual training can be just as effective as classroom training
Clearly, the new normality presents challenges. But it is clear that companies do not need to cut back on their compliance training, in fact conducting training remotely could make training more scalable. Even without normal classroom events it is possible for trainers to convey relevant content clearly and efficiently.
In addition to training a compliance programme has numerous other pillars such as the whistleblowing system, communicating workplace policies, monitoring gifts and hospitality and conducting internal investigations. In many cases the Corona crisis has revealed weaknesses in these existing processes.
Compliance organisations now have the opportunity to put existing processes to the test and to drive forward the digitalisation of their compliance programme. On our overview page on the new normality, we look at the effects on numerous other compliance pillars. Have a look!