Competition Law

Competition Law Training

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Competition Law from CityLearning is an eLearning course that teaches your staff how to comply with competition law.

Broken down into three 15-minute modules, your staff will get the knowledge and skills they need to prevent anti-competitive activity in your company.

Book a short demo of Competition Law to learn more about this eLearning competition law training course from CityLearning.

Competition Law Training

CityLearning’s eLearning training courses have been trusted by major financial institutions, along with other large corporations & organisations such as key government bodies, law firms and many more for 25 years.

Tailored versions of Competition Law are available for specific jurisdictions. The course covers your company’s obligations under the relevant legislation. For example, the Irish version discusses the requirements for preventing anti-competitive conduct within EU and Irish legislation, including the Irish Competition (Amendment) Act 2022. This competition law training course will teach your staff how to follow your company’s policies for ensuring healthy competition.

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Who is the Target Audience for Competition Law Training Course?

Competition Law is made for the financial services industry. This includes: 

  • Accountancy Firms
  • Asset Management
  • Aviation Leasing
  • Credit Unions
  • Fintech
  • General Insurance
  • Investment Banking
  • Leasing and Finance
  • Life Assurance
  • Mortgage Providers
  • Retail Banking
  • Stockbroking
  • Treasury
  • Wholesale Banking
Learning Objectives

Competition Law training from CityLearning is built around a set of compliance learning objectives to ensure your staff comply with competition law.

 

After completing this online training course, you will be able to:

Module 1: The Basics

  • give an overview of competition law.
  • describe anti-competitive agreements.
  • define abuse of a dominant position.

Module 2: Enforcing the Law

  • explain the role of the relevant regulator(s), for example, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) in Ireland.
  • summarise how competition law is enforced.
  • list your company’s policies and guidelines governing the correct approach to competition law.

Module 3: Considerations for Companies

  • discuss why the effects of an agreement are as important as its purpose.
  • define vertical and horizontal agreements.
  • outline the considerations that are relevant to avoiding breaches of the legislation.
  • distinguish permitted forms of cooperation between firms.
What Does This Competition Law Training Course Cover?

Competition Law from CityLearning covers your obligations under the relevant legislation, such as the European Competition Network (ECN)+ Directive (2019) or the UK’s Competition Act 1998. It explains that competition law aims to protect businesses and consumers from the effects of anti-competitive practices. This course introduces the relevant regulator(s) and their powers and explains how to cooperate with their investigations. It describes different types of agreements between companies and the anti-competitive effects they may have. It teaches your staff how to distinguish between permitted and prohibited forms of co-operation.

 

Competition Law ends in a 10-question course test. Learners must answer at least 8/10 questions correctly to pass the course. Their score will be automatically saved in CityLearning’s Learning Management System (LMS) CityREPORTs, so that compliance with competition law training requirements can easily be proven.  

Course Features

Rigorous Testing: Spot questions are used throughout the course to increase user engagement; they either probe to expand on a learner’s existing knowledge of the subject matter or reinforce key learning points. Each module ends in a short quiz, and the course ends in a 10-question course test with an 80% pass mark. Questions in the course test are randomised from a choice of three so that learners may retake without getting the same questions.

 

Customised Content: CityLearning can customise Competition Law to suit your company’s competition law policies.

 

Accessibility: This course contains audio narration throughout.

 

Glossary of Terms: Unfamiliar terms are linked to this glossary when they are first used in the course. The glossary can be accessed at any time.

 

Multimedia Design: This course gets the message across with a mix of text, images, animation and video.

 

Interactive Content: We design our courses to keep learners engaged and thinking. Competition Law contains:

  • navigational interactive elements, such as next/back buttons and icons that reveal more content once clicked.
  • learning interactive elements, including scenario-based questions.

 

Modular Structure: This course is broken down into short modules that take less than 15 minutes to complete, so learners can easily finish this course at their own pace.

Quality Assurance

CityLearning enjoys a longstanding reputation for the highest quality course content. We are committed to continuous improvement and have a well-established Quality Assurance System in place to measure and enhance our performance.

 

All project personnel are highly experienced in developing generic, customised and bespoke eLearning solutions for our clients.

 

Our courses are regularly reviewed by Subject Matter Experts and thought leaders in the industry. The content is also reviewed by financial services regulatory consultants in the UK and a leading law firm in Ireland.

Why Choose CityLearning for Competition Law Training?

CityLearning has been creating eLearning compliance training courses for 25 years. Our courses have been accredited for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) by various bodies, including the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) in the UK and the Institute of Bankers (IOB), Life Insurance Association (LIA) and Insurance Institute of Ireland (III) in Ireland.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this course approved for CPD?

Yes, the Irish version of this competition law course has been approved for one hour of CPD by the following bodies in Ireland:

  • Institute of Bankers (IOB)
  • Life Insurance Association (LIA)
  • Insurance Institute of Ireland (III)

We can request CPD accreditation from other bodies if necessary.

How long will it take to complete this course?

Competition Law should take approximately 40 minutes to complete.

How is this course delivered?

Competition Law is an eLearning course that should be taken online using a Learning Management System (LMS). This can be either our propriety LMS, CityREPORTs, or an LMS already in place in your company.

 

CityLearning courses are fully SCORM-compliant for easy upload to another LMS.

Can I customise this course?

Yes, Competition Law can be customised to meet any anti-bribery and corruption compliance training needs specific to your company or jurisdiction.

How much does this course cost?

The cost per user of CityLearning’s AML eLearning compliance course depends on the number of users taking the course and whether you take only this course or other CityLearning courses in addition to Competition Law.

 

Get in touch with us today for a quote. Please be sure to let us know how many users will be taking the course(s) and which course(s) you are interested in.  

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