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A Practical Ethics Update for CPAs: 2016 EditionCOURSE ID: EUG
DESCRIPTION

CPAs will get an update of their ethical responsibilities under AICPA and state-based regulations. Case studies and practical examples will be used extensively.

DESIGNED FOR: Accountants in who need an overview of the ethics requirements that govern the professional services they provide to clients or employersFIELD OF STUDY: Ethics - RegulatoryLEVEL: UpdatePREREQUISITES: Prior learning or experienceCOURSE PRODUCER: Business Learning InstituteCREDITS: 4.0OBJECTIVES:
  • Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Gain insights into the ethics standards promulgated by the AICPA, State Societies, and State Board authorities as they apply to CPAs in public practice and industry
  • Use case studies and group discussion to examine the connections between ethics principles, formal rules, and the profession’s public responsibility
  • Understand how the new ethics codification and the conceptual framework for resolving ethical conflicts will alter current practice
  • Receive up-to-the-minute coverage of evolving issues such as confidentiality, conflicts of interest, comfort letters, and recent revisions to the Ethics Code
HIGHLIGHTS:

* The structure of the ethics rules and the enforcement and disciplinary process. * The public interest and professional ethics – When and why may conflicts exist * Are individuals ethical? Are accountants different? * Bias versus professional skepticism in accounting judgments * Are there inter-generational differences in ethics? * The threats and safeguards approach to resolving ethical dilemmas * Ethical dimensions of financial reporting in closely held firms * AICPA’s restructuring of the Ethics Code

UPCOMING SCHEDULED COURSES
DATE NAME LOCATION ORGANIZATION PUBLIC/PRIVATE CREDITS
11/03/17RICPA – A Practical Ethics Update for CPAs: plus two hours of Hot TopicsRhode Island Society of CPAs CranstonRhode Island Society of CPAsPublic8.0
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