- Monday, October 2, 2017 - Ethics Case Competition
Ethics Week Case Competition
Daniels Fund is looking for student groups of 3-5 to compete in the ethics case competition. Need to register with Kristi Cozbey (Kepner 1055) before September 21st and you will receive the case on the 25th. All participants will receive $10 bear bucks, winning team will be awarded $250 bear bucks, 2nd place team will be awarded $150 bear bucks and 3rd place team will be awarded $100 bear bucks.
- Tuesday, October 03, 2017 - Trust: It's the Bacon in Your Business
Trust: It's the Bacon in Your Business - Justin Foster
Date: Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Time: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location:Embassy Suites, Loveland
Description: In today’s hyper-connected and competitive landscape, businesses and individuals need to find their “bacon” - a way to stand out and differentiate themselves while providing unique and delightful customer experiences.
In his keynote address, Justin will illustrate how the world’s most interesting brands embrace their unique, inherent allure and become irresistible - like bacon - and how business leaders can leverage trust as the ultimate competitive advantage for your brand.
Free for University faculty/staff/students
Includes breakfast and a copy of Justin’s book, “Oatmeal vs. Bacon: How to Differentiate in a Generic World”
Transportation is available on a first come first server basis. See Kristi Cozbey in Kepner 1055 for more information.
- Wednesday October 04, 2017 - Westin Smith (Former CEO of Health South)
The HealthSouth Fraud: A Case of Ethical Malpractice
Date: Wednesday October 04, 2017
Time: 11:15 AM - 12:05 PM
Location: Kepner 2050 (Milne Auditorium)
Weston Smith began his career as a CPA with Ernst & Young, specializing in audit and healthcare consulting. He was hired by Healthsouth during it’s infancy, and ultimately became CFO of the company with over 2,000 locations in all 50 states and five countries. However, underneath the persona of success, Mr. Smith was a participant in a financial statement fraud that ran for over 15 years, with an earnings overstatement of over Three Billion dollars. Weston eventually voluntarily exposed the fraud, accepted the consequences of his former actions, and testified against the former CEO of Healthsouth, Richard Scrushy, in his criminal trial.
Today, in addition to working as an accountant for small businesses, Mr. Smith is a guest lecturer with an emphasis on fraud prevention and ethical conduct. He has been published in Issues in Accounting Education, and has spoken at universities and numerous professional groups across the country and internationally. He has also appeared on CNBC, Fox Business Network, and other media outlets.
Weston will discuss his experiences as the CFO of a Fortune 500 company that was involved in a multi-year, multi-billion dollar financial statement fraud. He will detail the various pressures he faced—inside and outside the organization, situational and personal—and how these shaped his decisions.
Most importantly, he will challenge students to consider their own preparation to deal with the specific types of pressures they can expect to encounter in their careers.
- Thursday October 05, 2017 - T. J. Hasty, Director, Ethics and Business Conduct, Lockheed
Martin Space System Company.
Ethics in the Aerospace and Defense Industry
Date: Thursday, October 5, 2016
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Location: Kepner 2050 (Milne Auditorium)
Thomas (T.J.) Hasty is the Director of the Ethics and Business Conduct Office for Space Systems Company. He reports directly to the Lockheed Martin Senior Vice President of Internal Audit, Ethics and Sustainability and indirectly to the Executive Vice President of Space Systems Company. In this role, T.J. is responsible for SSC’s business ethics program. This scope includes training, process development, communications, and investigations across the Business Area.
Before accepting his current position, T.J. served as the Associate General Counsel for Compliance and Environmental Law at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company. In that capacity, he was responsible for providing advice and counsel to senior leaders and program managers on a wide range of statutory and regulatory matters, including compliance with domestic and international anti-corruption laws, conflicts of interest, and environmental matters.
Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, T.J. served in the U.S. Air Force. He held a variety of positions throughout his Air Force career, including assignments as a civil design engineer, government prosecuting attorney, military defense attorney, Associate Professor of Law, and Staff Judge Advocate where he provided legal advice on matters affecting military justice, environmental law, claims, administrative law, ethics, contracts, fiscal law, labor and employment law.
T.J. graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He earned his law degree
T.J.’s presentation will include the history of Ethics in the Aerospace and Defense industry, an overview of Lockheed Martin’s Ethics Program, and a demonstration of one of Lockheed Martin’s ethics modules .