Whistleblower protection

11 Lessons
01 Hour

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Course Description

This module focuses on whistleblowing protection, emphasizing transparency and accountability within organizations. We'll explore the Whistleblower Protection Act, which safeguards individuals who report wrongdoing. We'll cover types of misconduct and procedures for secure and anonymous reporting. Establishing effective internal reporting channels and supportive environments will be discussed. Managers' responsibilities in handling reports will also be addressed.We'll delve into legal safeguards against retaliation and available remedies for whistleblowers facing adverse actions. The role of enforcement agencies and regulatory bodies in investigating concerns will be highlighted. By the end of this module, you'll understand whistleblowing protection, promoting ethical behavior, combating corruption, and fostering integrity within your organization.


What You Will Learn

  1. To familiarize you with the framework of the Whistleblower Protection Act 2010. 
  2. To help you acquire skills how to read and comprehend the aims of the different parts of the Whistleblower Protection Act 2010. 
  3. To provide you with knowledge about the powers of the enforcement agencies and how disclosure of improper conduct and detrimental action is handled in the whistleblowing process. 
  4. To explore the extent of protection given to whistle-blowers and the reasons for revocation of protection. 
  5. To explain to you the penalties imposed for the offences and rewards given to whistleblowers.


Course Lessons

The first lesson is a brief introduction on whistleblower protection and what are the common questions and doubts that the public has on whistleblower protection.

To understand the context of whistleblowing and disclosing improper conduct

To understand the context of Act and regulations that governs the protection of whistleblower.

To understand the context of Section 6 and its related processes and procedures in the enforcement agency.

To understand the context of Section 10 and how the whistleblower is protected against detrimental action.

To understand what confidential information under Section 8 is and how it is protected.

To understand the context of Section 7 and how is protection given under the Act.

To understand when revocation of whistleblower protection is effected and its consequences to whistleblower.

Learners will be exposed to enforcement action, offences and penalties under the Whistleblower Protection Act to have a better understanding of the rights of a whistleblower.

Case study will help you understand the processes in whistleblower protection.

Learners are required to go through an assessment to evaluate their understanding of whistleblower protection and its processes.

Whistleblower protection
RM 70.00
Jan 02, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024
1 Course
01 Hour 14 Minutes
This bundle includes :
Whistleblower protection
11 Lessons
01 Hour