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380 Jalan Besar, #08-05, ARC 380, S209000

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2 Jalan Besar, #08-05, ARC 380, Singapore 209000

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2 Jalan Besar, #08-05, ARC 380, Singapore 209000

Course Details

Managing Corruption and Conflicts of Interest in the F&B Sector (Zoom)


(incl. 9% GST)

Program Executive

Doris Chen
+65 8518 5863 

Last Update:

05 April, 2024

Course Objectives

Participants will learn to implement effective anti-corruption strategies, engage in ethical procurement, and understand the nuances of legal hiring practices. The course emphasizes the role of management in fostering a culture of integrity and compliance, with a strong focus on preventive measures and internal audits to mitigate legal risks.

Through case studies and interactive sessions, attendees will explore real-world legal scenarios, gaining practical tools to navigate the complexities of legal compliance in Singapore’s F&B industry. By the end, professionals will be well-prepared to lead their businesses with a commitment to legal adherence and ethical conduct, enhancing their establishment’s reputation and operational success.

Course Description

Introduction to the Concepts of Corruption and Conflicts of Interest

  • Understanding Corruption: Definitions, examples, and how it affects the F&B industry.
  • Identifying Conflicts of Interest: Types, real-world scenarios, and the impact on fairness and integrity in operations.
  • The Cost of Corruption and Conflicts: Financial, reputational, and legal implications for F&B businesses.

Legal Framework and Compliance

  • Compliance with Anti-Bribery Laws: Discussion on Singapore’s stringent laws against bribery and corruption, including practical implications for F&B businesses.
  • Developing Effective Compliance Programs: Guidelines based on Singapore’s legal standards for anti-corruption policies within F&B establishments.

Staff Responsibilities in Procurement Processes

  • Ethical Procurement Practices: Guidelines for maintaining integrity in procurement.
  • Detecting and Preventing Bribery: Strategies to prevent corruption in the procurement process.
  • Case Studies: Examples of procurement fraud in the F&B sector and lessons learned.

Managerial Duties in Hiring and Supervision

  • Legal Aspects of Ethical Procurement: Specific obligations under Singapore law to prevent bribery and corruption in procurement.
  • Supervisory Duties and Legal Liabilities in Singapore: The legal consequences of inadequate supervision regarding corruption and conflicts of interest.

Avoiding Legal Problems: Strategies and Best Practices

  • Conducting Internal Audits: Regular checks to ensure compliance with anti-corruption laws.
  • Training and Awareness Programs: Educating staff about corruption, conflicts of interest, and legal compliance.
  • Handling Investigations: Procedures for internal investigations into alleged corruption or conflicts of interest.

Legal Rights and Remedies Against Misconduct

  • Disciplinary Actions for Misconduct: Guidelines for fair and legal disciplinary measures against employees violating policies.
  • Legal Recourse for Businesses: Understanding the legal steps an F&B business can take against corrupt practices and conflicts of interest.
  • Protecting the Business and Whistleblowers: Measures to protect the rights of whistleblowers and the business from retaliation.

Conclusion: Fostering Ethical Practices

  • Building an Ethical Workplace: Strategies to promote integrity and ethical behavior in the F&B sector.
  • Case Study Workshop: Interactive group analysis of real-world scenarios to apply learned concepts.
  • Q&A Session: Open forum for participants to discuss concerns and clarify doubts related to corruption and conflicts of interest in the F&B industry.

Course Duration

1 day / 8 hours

Skill Code


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[Singapore Citizens / PR and LTVP+ Holders
aged 21-39 years old]
[Singapore Citizens and PRs aged 40 years old and above]
[Singapore Citizens/ PR
and LTVP+ Holders]
Funding Source
Funding not applicable for foreigners
SkillsFuture Funding
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy/ Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
Full Course Fee
Final Amount Payable
(After any grant applicable, inclusive of 9% GST)


Terence Tan

Terence Tan Bian Chye brings a wealth of over 20 years of experience as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, to his role as a trainer. With a solid educational foundation, holding both LL.B(Hons) and LL.M degrees, alongside ACCA Grad status, Terence is distinguished in his field. His expertise has been recognized at the highest levels, including by the Minister of Law and Singapore’s supreme court, for his keen insights into legislative nuances, specifically highlighting a critical loophole in draft bankruptcy law.

Terence’s extensive experience includes delivering training for numerous courses for the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and serving as a Lecturer and Examiner for programs leading to Chartered Arbitrator qualifications. Beyond the academic realm, he has provided in-house legal training to prestigious organizations such as the National Kidney Foundation, Sentosa Development Corporation, NTUC Health, Ministry of Communications, Borelli Walsh, and Singapore Technologies College, showcasing his versatility and the broad applicability of his legal expertise.

He has also contributed to educational qualification programs for Monash University ACCA examinations, further underscoring his commitment to advancing legal and financial education. Terence’s diverse teaching portfolio demonstrates his ability to convey complex legal concepts in an accessible manner, making him an invaluable asset to any educational or professional development initiative.