Become a Certified
Compliance & Ethics
There’s never been a tougher or better time to be a part of
the Compliance and Ethics profession. Budgets are tight,
governments around the world are adding new regulations,
public trust in business is low, and employees are tempted
to cut corners.
As a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP)
you’ll be able to demonstrate your ability to meet the
challenges of these times and have the knowledge you
need to help move your program and your career forward.
Learn more about what it takes to earn the CCEP at
- Broaden your professional qualifications
- Increase your value to your employer
- Gain expertise in the fast-evolving
Jon Ackman, CCEP
Director – Office of Global Ethics
and Business Conduct
U.S. Bank, Minneapolis, USA
1) Why did you decide to
Certification quickly conveys your
credentials—letting others know that
you are committed to the field and
possess a high level of knowledge.
It also shows you are serious about
continued learning and development,
and it comes with a personal sense
2) How do you feel your
certification has helped you?
My certification is a differentiator
among my peers. In my industry, we
see various certifications such as
CPA, CRCM, etc. However, CCEP is
unique. It commands attention and
initiates a conversation about what
3) Would you recommend that your
peers get certified?
Yes, if they are willing to maintain it
and leverage the value it provides.
It makes you part of a community
of ethics professionals, which is a
great benefit. Don’t be passive in that
community, but share your knowledge
and engage your peer group as