The board, council or advisory committee of the GTO and its management and staff behave ethically in the provision of group training services.
The GTO shall ensure that its clients and stakeholders have access to a document on how the GTO manages conflicts of interest within its group training function and across other functions within the organisation and in related organisations.
- The board of AiGTS will ensure that a document is prepared and maintained about how conflict of interest is dealt with by the organisation.
- This document will be available to clients and stakeholders.
- The document will have as its content the details in points below as to the overall process that will be followed whenever there is a conflict of interest.
- The board, management and staff of AiGTS will not engage in any activities that will, or may, constitute a conflict of interest between themselves and AiGTS.
- The board, management and staff of AiGTS will not place themselves in positions that might potentially produce a conflict of interest between themselves and AiGTS.
- If, or when, a conflict of interest arises it will be managed in a transparent and ethical manner.
- Potential conflicts of interest will be disposed of as soon as they arise.
- The Board will be required to declare if there are any conflicts of interest at every board meeting.
- Conflicts of interest may arise from receiving a financial, political or personal benefit which could prejudicially influence the performance of their professional duties for AiGTS from:
a) Other business or professional activities,
b) Employment or accountability to other people or organizations,
c) Membership of other organizations,
d) Ownership of property or other assets.
- If conflict arises, it should be resolved in favour of AiGTS.