Surgent's Ethical Considerations for the CPA (ETHC)

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Webinar Date:
    Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Webinar Time:
    01:30 PM - 05:00 PM (Eastern)

  • Jay Giannantonio, MBA, MS, CPA, CIA

CPAs today face greater challenges than ever to maintain the high ethical standards of their profession. This course reviews a history of the CPA profession but will focus on ethical requirements that CPAs must adhere to in their everyday practice, including practical examples of potential ethical dilemmas that practitioners may encounter.

Major Topics:
    • Examine the CPA's role in today's economy
    • Compare similarities and differences between individual and business ethics
    • Explore the link between ethics, integrity and scruples
    • Discuss the basic attributes of ethics and professional conduct
    • Review the history of the CPA profession and the CPA's requirement to adhere to ethics policies and codes of conduct
    • Review the AICPA's Code of Professional Conduct and a CPA's responsibilities to the public, clients and colleagues
    • Discuss the common rules and statutes faced daily in the CPA profession. Case studies may also be utilized to present potential ethical dilemmas CPAs may face during their careers.

Learning Objectives:
    • Understand the attributes of ethics and professional conduct
    • Identify ethical issues that occur every day in the work environment
    • Understand those deliberative, emotional, and social skills that enable a CPA to put their knowledge of the rules into practice in ways that are applicable to any situation

Designed For:
    All CPAs

Level Of Knowledge:


Advanced Preparation:


Field of Study:
    Ethics (Behavioral) (4)

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