Ethics and Private Investigations

In this two-hour distance learning course, veteran private investigator Rory McMahon discusses the ethical dimensions of private investigations and provides advice for establishing good ethical practices in business and professional activites. The final exam for this course is administered online as a 20-question multiple-choice test. Upon completion of the test, the score is automatically graded and documented in the student's "My Courses" transcript (accessible from the "My Account" page). In accordance with S2 Online course policy, the student must complete the online test with a passing score of 80% or better to receive a Certificate of Training. If the student does not pass the test the first time, the student has one opportunity to re-test.

Course syllabus:

  1. Confidentiality & Privacy

  2. Reporting

  3. Investigative Ethics

  4. Business Conduct

  5. Competitors Treatment

  6. Legal Issues

  7. Compensation

  8. Client Relations

  9. Agency Policy