Thomson Reuters Microlearning
Thomson Reuters Microlearning consists of short and impactful interactive learning modules that reinforce key compliance concepts between annual trainings, helping to minimize the knowledge gap. Through the use of videos and actionable takeaways the modules address long-term knowledge retention and enable organizations to deepen, optimize and energize their compliance awareness program.
Geography Covered: Global | Duration: 5-10 minutes per module
To safeguard your organization, it’s critical for you to build a culture that actively adheres to internal policies and external regulations. Your compliance program needs to incorporate a steady stream of education throughout the year to facilitate awareness of compliance policies and regulatory updates. Our Thomson Reuters Microlearning courses are available in a range of topics and are developed based on recent events, providing continuous education to update your managers’ and employees’ knowledge.
Our Financial Technology (FinTech) Microlearning series examines the compliance implications associated with a broad range of new and innovative financial technologies. These short Microlearning courses provide an introduction to FinTech and the associated regulatory landscape as well as briefly examining a range of FinTech products and services including crypto-assets, artificial intelligence, cloud storage, and open banking
- Crypto-Assets: An Introduction
This Thomson Reuters Microlearning course provides a brief introduction to crypto-assets. It forms part of a wider series on Financial Technology (FinTech).
- Introduction to FinTech
This Thomson Reuters Microlearning course provides a brief overview of what firms and employees need to know about Financial Technology (FinTech). It forms part of a wider series on FinTech.
- Introduction to FinTech Regulation
This Thomson Reuters Microlearning course provides a brief overview of what firms and employees need to know about Financial Technology (FinTech) Regulation. It forms part of a wider series on FinTech.
- Introduction to Cloud Storage
This Thomson Reuters Microlearning course provides a brief overview of what firms and employees need to know about cloud storage. It forms part of a wider series on FinTech.
- Artificial Intelligence Usage in Financial Institutions
This Thomson Reuters Microlearning course provides a brief overview of what firms and employees need to know about artificial intelligence use in financial institutions. It forms part of a wider series on FinTech.
- Introduction to Open Banking
This Thomson Reuters Microlearning course provides a brief overview of what firms and employees need to know about Open Banking. It forms part of a wider series on FinTech.
AML and Counter-Terrorism Financing
- Identifying Beneficial Ownership Is Key to Customer Due Diligence
The course illustrates how beneficial ownership information helps prevent money laundering and the financing of terrorism.
- Paradise Papers: Offshore Empires
This course provides an overview of the Paradise Papers and tax havens, as well as guidance on the key actions firms and employees should take to effectively respond to these events.
- Staying One Step Ahead of Funnel Accounts
This course explains how criminals use funnel accounts to launder money and what employees need to do to detect, identify and report suspicious activities and behavior.
- The Fifth Money Laundering Directive (5MLD)
This Thomson Reuters Microlearning course provides a brief overview of what employees need to know about the Fifth Money Laundering Directive (5MLD).
- Pensions Regulator
This training provides a brief overview of what employers, trustees and businesses advisors need to know about The Pensions Regulator in the UK.
- What Is Brexit?
With the impending withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (EU) in March 2019, this Thomson Reuters Microlearning course will briefly explore the potential implications of Brexit for both individuals and organizations at a global level.
- An Overview
The overview is the first course in the Conduct Risk series. It introduces mitigating behavior-based risk, or “conduct risk,” as a way to benefit customers and clients.
- Conflicts of Interest
In this 15-minute game-based assessment, the learner is placed in a fictitious company. They need to explore the office space and respond correctly to conflict of interest situations.
- Facebook and the Company Logo
This course provides a brief overview of what employees need to know to recognize and avoid the dangers of improper social-media use in the workplace.
- The Insurance Distribution Directive
This Thomson Reuters Microlearning course provides a brief overview of what firms and employees need to know about the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD).
Employee Conduct & Business Ethics
- Careful Communication: Communicating Effectively with Mobile Device
This training course details the risks of communicating via mobile devices and provides useful best practices for mitigating those risks.
- Cyber Bullying
This Thomson Reuters Microlearning course describes the impact of cyberbullying in the workplace and how it affects employees. It explains both how to avoid cyberbullying and how to respond to it.
- Environmental, Social and Governance Investment (ESG)
This class focuses on defining ESG Investment and its Financial Impact. Learners will also learn about the different 6 types of Sustainable Investment Techniques 7.
- How to Handle a Workplace Bully
This course covers the various forms of workplace bullying, how it affects the workplace, and what employees should do when confronted with bullying behavior.
- Importance of Treating Everyone with Respect
This module discusses the importance of creating and maintaining a respectful workplace and provides employees with examples of acceptable and unacceptable behavior.
- Managing a Remote Workforce
This course provides guidance on 2 major categories of challenges facing managers of remote teams: technology and people. The course describes technology demands and risks and how to address them. The course also explains ways that a manager should interact with his or her team to foster inclusiveness and productivity.
- Preventing Harassment through Bystander Intervention
This Thomson Reuters Microlearning course provides a brief overview of how employees can safely intervene to prevent or stop harassment in the workplace.
- Prevention of Discrimination & Harassment
This module highlights things you should know and do in the rapidly changing environment of Discrimination and Harassment.
- Returning to the “New Normal”
This Thomson Reuters Microlearning course provides a brief overview of what workers should expect and what they can do to remain safe when they return to the workplace in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Tackling Third Party Harassment Involving Suppliers Partners or Clients
This Thomson Reuters Microlearning course explains the risks of harassment by third parties, such as suppliers, partners or client, and the things you can do to prevent and address such incidents.
- The Risks of Retaliation
This Thomson Reuters Microlearning course explains the risks of retaliation and how supervisors can avoid them when making employment decisions.
- Unconscious Bias
This course is intended to raise awareness about the harmful effects of unconscious bias in the workplace. Employees will learn how to identify their unconscious biases and how to address these biases through specific strategies and behaviors.
- Workplace Diversity: Eye on Ethnic Origin
This training promotes workplace diversity by identifying conduct that can create a hostile work environment and highlighting what employees can do to avoid harassment based on ethnic origin and culture.
Market Conduct and Fraud
- Accounting Irregularities: Sometimes You Need to Speak Up
This training course focuses on the importance of employees’ maintaining accurate accounting records, complying with applicable laws and regulations and spotting potential irregularities caused by fraudulent activity.
- Antitrust: Dealing with Competitors
This course provides a brief overview of what employees need to know to avoid violating anti-competition laws when dealing with competitors.
- Investor Protection under MiFID II
This training course focuses on key investor protection features of MiFID II, specifically Marketing and Communication, Client Agreements and the Pre-trade Suitability Statement, Conflicts of Interest, Fee Structure and Disclosures, and The 10% Loss Reporting Rule.
- Red Flags of Fraud
This module helps learners identify a fraudster, as well as the primary red flags to detect external fraud.
- Trading on Insider Information
This course explains insider trading and the consequences of misusing nonpublic information, whether intentional or not.
- US Companies and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
This module explains the impact of GDPR on US companies, including practical tips for complying with the GDPR.
- Vulnerable Consumers
The purpose of this course on vulnerable consumers is to create awareness around the concept of vulnerability in the financial industry in the UK. In this context, vulnerability impacts the availability and access to financial products and the ability to represent one’s best interest. Through case studies and the review of news stories, participants will learn to identify possible indicators of vulnerability, as well as best practices and regulatory guidelines to deal with vulnerable consumers.
- What Is the Second Payment Services Directive?
This course will briefly explore the potential implications of the Second Payment Services Directive for financial services providers within the European Union (EU).
Prevention of Corrupt Practices
- Anti-Bribery: A Gift by Any Other Name
This course provides a brief overview of what employees need to know when giving gifts to business partners, clients and potential clients.
- Anti-Corruption: Working With Government Officials
For those working with government officials, this course explains what employees need to know and do to avoid corrupt activities.
- Antitrust Law: Avoiding an Agreement in Restraint of Trade
Learners will be provided with a brief overview of Section One of the Sherman Act and get guidance on avoiding an unlawful restraint of trade.
- FCA's Supervision Principles
This course provides a brief overview of what employees need to know and do concerning the Financial Conduct Authority's Supervision Principles.
- Global Anti-Corruption: The Petrobras Case
This Thomson Reuters Microlearning course explains the Petrobras scandal, in the context of increased international cooperation in the investigation and prosecution of bribery and corruption. The course highlights the steps a firm can take to ensure it meets its international obligations to avoid participating in corrupt activities.
- Overview of the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act
This course explains the importance of the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act and the disclosures companies are required to make by law.
- When Is a Business Gift Really a Bribe?
This module helps learners distinguish legitimate business gifts from bribes. The module also includes a review of what is acceptable in the course of business, and provides a set of best practices to follow.
Privacy, Confidentiality, and Information Security
- Cybersecurity: Preventing Information Security Attacks
Focusing on what employees can do to keep information secure and prevent sensitive data from falling into the wrong hands, this course covers phishing scams, social engineering and suspicious emails.
- Data Privacy: Keeping Passwords Safe, Strong and Secure
This training provides employees with the things they need to know and do to keep their passwords safe and secure and avoid costly security breaches.
- HIPAA Disposal of PHI
After completing this course, employees will understand the things they need to know and do to properly dispose of protected health information (PHI) in compliance with HIPAA
- HIPAA Incidental Disclosure PHI
This course provides employees with the things they need to know and do to address incidental uses and disclosures of PHI in compliance with HIPAA.
- Information Security Artificial Intelligence
This course explains why more information security teams are turning to artificial intelligence and other tools to help prevent data breaches.
- Keeping Customer Data Private Is Everyone's Job
This module provides a brief overview of what employees need to know to protect the personal information of customers, business partners and other employees.
- Information Security: Don't Click That Link
The module focuses on the importance of protecting firms from phishing attacks, and provides useful tools to do so in the course of everyday business.
- Thomson Reuters Microlearning: Overview of the California Consumer Privacy Act
Overview of the California Consumer Privacy Act - This Thomson Reuters Microlearning course explains the importance of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the penalties for violating the law. Employees will learn how the CCPA affects their responsibilities when handling customer data.
- The Global Reach of the California Consumer Privacy Act
With the California Consumer Privacy Act coming into effect on January 1, 2020, this Thomson Reuters Microlearning course will briefly explore how this law impacts businesses across the world that do business in California.
- The Initial Impacts of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
This course provides a brief overview of developments in the months after the GDPR became effective, including initial EU enforcement actions and other countries’ efforts to bolster their own data protection and data privacy rules.
- Crypto-Assets: An Introduction
The content for our Thomson Reuters Microlearning courses is powered by world-leading regulatory intelligence, which tracks over 900 regulators and exchanges globally.
Intended as a supplemental solution to our online compliance course library, this learning suite changes the approach from a ‘once-a-year’ event to a steady flow of interesting and informative trainings that reinforce both the ‘tone from the top’ and an organization’s core values.