.Whether in the private or public sector, no enterprise is immune to the current proliferation of regulatory requirements. The prospect of adhering to a litany of regulations can discourage the development of new businesses and organizations, but economic growth and diversification are critical to Maine’s prosperity. How can the state relieve apprehension about regulatory burdens to foster innovation?
The University of Maine School of Law’s new Certificate in Regulatory Compliance resolves this quandary. Designed for non-lawyers, the program addresses the various needs of Maine’s business, not-for-profit, and government sectors as they confront the modern regulatory environment. Expert faculty combine curricular excellence with hands-on application of concepts to demystify a daunting realm and help organizations enhance their prospects for success.
**Who should participate: ● Executives and managers overseeing compliance and risk management ● Compliance personnel responsible for monitoring new laws and regulations ● Non-compliance personnel looking to enter the field or increase their understanding ● Policy professionals seeking a comprehensive understanding of the regulatory process
What they will learn: ● Foundations, principles, and language of regulatory compliance ● The structure and operation of an effective compliance program ● The role of compliance programs and principles in enterprise risk management ● How to align a compliance program with an organization’s vision, mission, and goals
Six courses are offered during the 2018-2018 academic year. Completion of five is required for certification, but classes can also be taken individually.]**
The Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce is proud to co-sponsor this new venture, which solidifies Maine Law’s commitment to expanding Maine’s economy and the skills of its professionals.
As part of a special promotion with the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce and the University of Maine School of Law, two individuals will be selected for a complimentary course. Email us a letter of interest, and it will be forwarded to our selection committee.