Business and the Modern Slavery Act: Risk management and due diligence

About this workshop

Are you concerned about how to identify and manage the risk of modern slavery in your supply chains? Are you seeking to improve the contents of your Modern Slavery Statement? Do you know how to identify the risk of modern slavery? Have you got a robust human rights due diligence framework in place? This interactive workshop will help address these key issues.


  • Online only
  • Intermediate
  • Modules: 1
  • Study: 3.5 hours
  • Duration: 0.5 day
  • £495 excl. VAT


  • Comprehensive workshop
  • Real-life case studies
  • Lively online discussion
  • Theory and practice
  • Potential for 1-2-1 follow up
  • Provide a critical review modern slavery statements
  • Provide advice on the contractual elements of contracts and codes of conduct
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Who's it suitable for?

Everyone. This workshop is a great introduction to anyone wanting to know more about the topic.

C-suite and directors. From HR and finance directors to CEOs, make sure your legal responsibilities are covered.

Managers. Sustainability, environmental and ethical managers

Compliance and legal. Perfect for lawyers, compliance officers and general counsel

HR and Procurement professionals . Human resources and procurement professionals are key functions involved in addressing modern slavery risk

Learning outcomes

01. Understand how to identify the business impact on human rights in the organisation and its supply chain

02. Understand the key legal compliance and best practice requirements of the Modern Slavery Act

03. Participants will be able to identify the risk of modern slavery and how to monitor the risk

04. Understand how to address supply chain issues beyond Tier 1 suppliers

05. Understand how to communicate these issues in various roles

Working for a social enterprise means it's essential I understand the in’s and out’s of MSA legislation. This workshop was informative and practical, delivered in a manner that was easy to understand and enjoyable to take part in. Thoroughly recommended.

Who’ll deliver the workshop?

Colleen Theron, CEO of Ardea International will personally facilitate the workshop. Colleen is a tri-qualified solicitor with more than 25 years’ legal and commercial experience of working with businesses and NGOs across sectors at both strategic and operational level. She provides training at directorial and managerial levels on ESG issues, including environmental, human rights and modern slavery risks.


Why study with Ardea?

Participating in our IEMA accredited modern slavery, business and human rights training will broaden your understanding, deepen your knowledge and widen your professional network.

You’ll learn the theory, review best-practice case studies and get to grips with the legal and compliance parameters and how to apply them within your organisational setting.

Come away with strategies, practices and processes to ensure that what you’ve studied has a lasting impact and pro-actively supports your career progression.





Discounts are available for individuals and NGOs of up to 20%

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