Because the risks and benefits of social media use are so great, organizations must take a proactive approach to managing employees’ social media activities. The 'Responsible Social Media Use' course is a key component of that proactive approach.
Mount Kisco, NY (PRWEB) November 16, 2011
WeComply, Inc., a leader in web-based ethics and compliance training for corporate employees, has announced the availability of a new course entitled Responsible Social Media Use. This 25-minute course offers common-sense guidelines for the appropriate and responsible use of social media by employees – both in the workplace and in personal contexts that could affect employers.
Topics covered in the course include the potential dangers of misusing tools such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, social media in the courts, and effective business uses of these powerful tools. The course also provides practical guidelines for responsible personal and business use of social media, as well as strategies for handling problems that could arise from misuse.
“While businesses need to use social media effectively to remain competitive, inappropriate social media use can lead to problems of insider trading, defamation, harassment and many others," said Mike Pallatta, WeComply CEO. “Because the risks and benefits of social media use are so great, organizations must take a proactive approach to managing employees’ social media activities. The 'Responsible Social Media Use' course is a key component of that proactive approach.”
For more information on WeComply’s Responsible Social-Media Use course and to see a free demo, please visit http://www.wecomply.com/ethics-training/368649-responsible-social-media-use-compliance-training-courses-classes.
WeComply is a leading provider of customizable online ethics and compliance training solutions, offering more than 60 courses on such topics as anti-corruption, antitrust, Code of Conduct, data privacy and security, insider trading and whistleblowing. For more information, visit http://www.wecomply.com.