While ethics training is required by many professions, the true value of the CPA license is in understanding how critically important ethical conduct is to one another and the public. This course will focus on public accounting-specific ethics issues, with a special focus on recent disciplinary actions, as well as a public accountant’s responsibilities as defined in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
* Recognize the standards for public accountants set forth within the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
* Identify resources available for consultation on ethical issues, with a focus on those for CPAs in public accounting
* Recognize the overall impact of ethical and unethical conduct on the CPA profession
* Real-world examples and disciplinary cases * What went right and wrong with the behavior of others in the accounting profession * Comparision of these cases to the standards and core values set forth in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
CPAs, accounting & finance staff