Advanced Compliance Skills


Why should you attend?

This special workshop emphasizes the necessary skills for successfully performing the compliance function. Although compliance functions increasingly rely on technology and software solutions in the era of digitalization, compliance professionals are still primarily focused on human behavior, and technological capabilities can only serve as auxiliary tools in their daily work. Therefore, integrity and critical thinking are key skills without which the compliance function cannot be imagined. Compliance professional is now expected to be individual of integrity, excellent communicators, good listener, influencer, and coach, and can critically assess situations and make ethical decisions. This intensive one-day workshop aims to help participants understand their own level of integrity, discover the moral awareness of others, engage in critical thinking, react, and make ethical decisions in critical situations.

Who should attend?

  • Compliance Managers / Heads of Compliance Function
  • Individuals who collaborate with or who support the compliance function in the organization (legal, human resources, internal auditors, risk managers, Data Protection Officers, Confidential persons, members of the Board, etc.)
  • Employees in the compliance department
  • Anyone interested in critical thinking and business integrity

Learning outcomes:

  • Fully understand the importance of integrity and critical thinking
  • Enhance ethical decision-making and communication with your team and employees
  • Raise awareness of your own level of integrity and recognize the integrity of your collaborators
  • Use critical thinking to evaluate the pros and cons of all possible decision outcomes
  • Develop the ability to recognize circumstances, analyze details, and identify what needs to be changed using the cause-and-effect technique
  • Communicate organizational values and understand how to build a compliance culture
  • Motivate and inspire employees to do what is right


Silvija Vig, Ph.D.

Silvija has directed her professional career towards compliance, behavioral and business ethics, and organizational culture building. She gained work experience for twenty-five years in managerial positions in Croatia and the region. She owns the following certificates:

  • CCEP-I – Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional – International
  • LPEC – Leading Professional in Ethics & Compliance
  • Certified ISO 37301 Compliance Management Systems – Lead Implementer
  • Certified ISO 37001 Anti-bribery Management Systems – Lead Implementer & Auditor
  • Certified ISO 31000 Lead Risk Manager
  • Certified CTT – Cultural Transformation Consultant
  • Certified Executive Coach, Certified NLP Master Practitioner & NLP Master Practitioner Coach

Silvija is the author of the book “Business Ethics – How to make ethical decisions and do business successfully” 2nd edition, which is mandatory literature at several faculties in the region.

Silvija teaches Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility at Rochester Institute of Technology (R.I.T.) Croatia

She earned her doctorate at the Faculty of Economics in Zagreb on the topic “The impact of business ethics on the success of company operations.” She is also the author of numerous scientific papers and a lecturer at several higher education institutions.

Silvija is a member of the board of the Commission for Corporate Social Responsibility and the Fight Against Corruption of the International Chamber of Commerce – ICC Croatia.