Certified Ethics Associate (CEA)™
The Certified Ethics Associate (CEA)™ course, developed exclusively for the Management and Strategy Institute, is designed to give you a solid understanding of the ethical standards required in today's business environment. Companies with strong ethics programs have found that these efforts can reduce potential costly fines, decrease vulnerability and improve reputation. It can positively affect an employees' commitment to work and enhance customer loyalty.
Having a certification in ethics, external to a company's internal ethics requirements, may give a potential job applicant the advantage when applying for a new job or promotion.
Why choose the Management and Strategy Institute?
- FREE training material included with all certifications
- Affordable and Respected
- Flexible: Training and exam done 100% online
- Competency based: Take the exam as soon as you're ready
- Members nationwide working for top companies
- Professional certificate mailed to you after you pass exam [example]
Frequently asked questions:
Are There Prerequisites?
No, the Ethics certification includes all of the course work required to study for and pass the final exam.
Is the Certified Ethics Associate Certification Test Difficult?
The training material included with your purchase contains all the information you need to pass the certification test. As long as you study the material closely, you will be able to pass the test. You are given 3 separate attempts to pass the test without any additional charge. You are allowed to reference your personal notes during the test, however the test is timed, so you will not have much time to look up answers to questions. It is very important that you study and understand the material prior to taking the test or you will not pass.
How in-depth is the training?
The Certified Ethics Associate (CEA)™ course is designed to give you a solid understanding of ethics and how they are applied in the business world. Ethics in business can be critical in both the success of a company, and your success within that company. Many companies require ethics training or monitor their employees for ethical behavior. For an example, click on this [Job Search] link to see how many positions mention the words "Ethics".
How long is the training course?
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.
Is the test proctored?
No, the test for the Ethics certification is not proctored. It is timed, with a limit of 1 hour. You may take the test online, from home or work whenever you are ready.
What will I receive after I pass my test?
You will be mailed a Certificate Of Completion, as well as a letter of congratulations and two copies of our training verification letters which you can give to employers who request it. The certificate is heavy-stock, cream paper suitable for framing. [View Example]
Professional Competency Units (PCU):
Participants who successfully complete this certification program will receive 10 Professional Competency Units (PCUs) from MSI.
How would I list this certification on my resume?
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 Ethics Associate (CEA)™
Training Material & Certification Test