LRN Launches Catalyzing Conversations Toolkits

New solution enables frontline managers to lead live, structured Ethics & Compliance learning

May 12, 2015, 09:00 ET from LRN

NEW YORK, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to recent research that indicates middle managers are crucial ambassadors of company culture and behavior, LRN, the leader in Ethics & Compliance advisory services and education, today announced the launch of Catalyzing Conversations Toolkits, a turn-key solution designed to help mid-level managers start a dialogue with employees about the organization's code of conduct and policies, as well as actively engage employees in E&C training.

"As more corporate leaders recognize the impact of organizational culture on the bottom line, they are also starting to realize just how important mid-level managers are in shaping a culture of ethical behavior," said Dr. Marsha Ershaghi Hames, of LRN's Education Advisory Services. "We've developed the Catalyzing Conversations Toolkits to help this frontline group create a consistent, effective "tone in the middle" using the blended learning strategies that research shows are the most effective way to educate." 

The Catalyzing Conversations Toolkits integrate video, e-learning modules, and experiential discussion guides to provide all the resources required for a mid-level manager to facilitate/lead effective and engaging ethics & compliance sessions. Each toolkit contains a leader's guide, facilitation techniques, video vignettes, and PowerPoint presentation wrapped as an online, trackable toolkit.

Toolkits are comprised of two learning modules, each designed for an approximately 30 minute experience, which can be delivered in one session or in two shorter sessions on a variety of available topics, including:

  • Anti-Bribery and Corruption
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Data Privacy & Protection
  • Ethical Leadership

"These toolkits are intended to break the ice and start real conversations around issues that can pose serious risks to an organization," said Jean-Marc Levy, President, Ethics & Compliance Solutions at LRN. "Providing managers with step-by-step guidance allows them to confidently facilitate a live learning session that effectively engages employees and fosters ethical behavior at every level of their organizations."

For more information on LRN's Catalyzing Conversations Toolkits, visit

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Since 1994, LRN has helped over 20 million people at more than 700 companies worldwide simultaneously navigate complex legal and regulatory environments and foster ethical cultures. LRN's combination of practical tools, education, and strategic advice helps companies translate their values into concrete corporate practices and leadership behaviors that create compliant cultures and sustainable competitive advantage. In partnership with LRN, companies need not choose between living principles and maximizing profits, or between enhancing reputation and growing revenue: all are a product of principled performance. LRN works with organizations in more than 100 countries and has offices in Los Angeles, New York, London, and Mumbai.

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