Note: This is an online course.

Total Workshop Time: 1 Hour

Pre-requisites: None


As a requirement of the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act and Executive Order 33, university officers and employees in certain positions are required to complete the Conflict of Interest online training module created by the Virginia Office of the Attorney General.

The purpose of the training module is to ensure that certain state officers and employees gain a greater understanding of the Conflict of Interests Act and its prohibitions.

By having a working knowledge of the Act, you will be able to recognize potential conflicts and learn how to seek advice on the appropriate measures to take in order to avoid potential conflicts.

During the course of this training, you will learn the following about the Conflict Act:

  1. The general prohibition of the Act concerning such matters as using confidential information and accepting gifts and certain business opportunities;
  2. Certain limits on post-government employment;
  3. The prohibitions that apply to certain contracts with state government;
  4. The prohibitions related to participating in certain transactions before your agancy;
  5. The penalties for violating the Act; and finally,
  6. Where and how to seek advice concerning the Act.


  • Click on Conflict of Interest
  • Click on Training
  • Enter your JMU User Name and e-ID Password
  • After viewing the module, return to the link above to access the related quiz
  • Click on Quiz
  • Enter your Last Name, First Name
  • Answer the questions
  • Click Submit
  • A score and course acknowledgement will appear

Facilitated by: Cathy Thomas, Communication, Policy & Compliance

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