Corporate Ethics Manager Certification


  • Online study material to prepare for exam.
  • MSI Certification exam, completed online.
  • Mailing of certificate & transcripts once certified.

This certification does not have any prerequisites.  The training material includes all of the course work required to learn the system.  You do not need prior work experience to take this certification program.  To be successful, ethics managers should have the ability to study and learn standards and ethical policies within the industry they work.  Comfort with ethical decision making, leading teams, and working with high-level company stakeholders may be beneficial, but is not required for the ethical management certification.

The material included is designed to give you a basic understanding of ethics management. This professional development certification was designed to teach someone with little knowledge of corporate ethics management the basic skills to get started in the industry. The field of ethics management is critical and many jobs today require a strong understanding of ethics, especially for publicly traded companies. For an example, click on this job search link to see how many positions mention the words “Ethics Manager”.

The training course is self-paced. Time to complete and fully comprehend will vary with every individual. It may take several days or weeks of study before you feel comfortable to take the final test. You may take the final exam as soon as you’re ready. You have 1 year from the date of purchase to complete the course.

Yes, MSI offers digital books for those who would like to order additional materials to assist with their studies. These books are not required, but will help you prepare for the certification exam:

  • Managing for Ethical Organizational Integrity

This online ethics management certification exam is timed with a limit of 3 hours.  The exam is completed online from home or work.  You may take the exam as soon as you are ready, it does not need to be scheduled in advance.  Most questions are multiple choice.

Participants who successfully complete this certification program will receive:

  • 30 Professional Competency Units (PCUs) from MSI

You are registering for the Certified Corporate Ethics Manager (CCEM)™ certification program through the Management and Strategy Institute (MSI). This certification is exclusive to MSI and you will be certified directly by the Management and Strategy Institute upon passing. This certification is based on standard 7.7.115 of the Process Improvement Certification Standards guidelines.

You will be mailed a professional certificate, as well as professional transcripts which you can give to employers who request it. The certificate is heavy-stock, cream paper suitable for framing. 

Certifications are generally the last item listed under the education section of your resume.  List them directly beneath your college information in this format:

        Management and Strategy Institute
        – Certified Corporate Ethics Manager (CCEM)™