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Ethics: Uncomfortable Conversations and Inconvenient Truths

Monday, October 18th, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Online

2.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:New research in the field of diversity and inclusionEquity and corporate cultureChange management in the area of diversity and inclusionOrganizational psychology and diversity in teamsInstructor Name: Toby Groves, Ph.D.

Conflicts of Interest - A New Approach

Tuesday, October 19th, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Online

1.00 Credits

Conflict of interest identification and analytical process in public practice Conflict of interest standards that apply to a CPA members in business and industry Considerations for members who are retired or not currently employed in the accounting profession Considerations for members practicing outside the U.S. Documentary Evidence Subordination of Judgment Whistleblowing Instructor Name: James Rigos

I Spy with My Little Eye ... an Illegality

Tuesday, October 19th, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Online

1.00 Credits

Are Accountants the Conscience of Business?Today's Ethical Duty of ConfidentialityIESBA NOCLAR PronouncementWhere We Go from Here (No Clarity?)Case Discussion and AnalysisConclusionInstructor Name: Albert D. Spalding, JD, PhD, CPA/CFF

Professional Fiduciary Duty

Tuesday, October 19th, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Online

1.00 Credits

Fiduciary relationship in general Problematic fiduciary engagements  Corporate and charitable organization directorships  Suggested director fiduciary safeguards Instructor Name: James Rigos

Red Flags & the Inquisitive Accountant/Accountants' Non-Disclosure: Recent Cases & Controversies

Tuesday, October 19th, 8:30am - 4:43pm

Online

8.00 Credits

Curiosity, Truth-seeking, and Inquisitiveness “Required” Inquisitiveness in Attestation Engagements Inquisitiveness and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct Recent Cases and Controversies Accounting as Disclosure: Theory and Societal Significance Basic Disclosure Accounting and Ethics Rules Efforts to Increase Relevance in Financial Reporting Recent Disclosure-Related Cases and Controversies Instructor Name: Albert D. Spalding, Jr.

Surgent's Ethical Considerations for the CPA

Tuesday, October 19th, 9:00am - 12:30pm

Online

4.00 Credits

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 Review CPA Independence violations by current legal case examples Instructor Name: Richard Daisley, CPA

Auditing, Assurance and Ethics Update for Governments and Not-for-Profits

Wednesday, October 20th, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Online

3.00 Credits

Instructor Name: Melisa F. Galasso

Ethics and Technology for CPAs

Wednesday, October 20th, 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Online

2.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this course include:The foundational ethical principles that CPAs are required to follow and how these principles apply to audit quality, data privacy and security, and the use of emerging technologies.Whether our profession needs to change to continue to meet the ethical challenges in a technology-centric environment. Consideration of the changes being considered by the AICPA and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy that could impact the future of the profession. Instructor Name: Allison M. Henry, CPA, CGMA

Ethics: How to Attract and Keep the Best Clients

Wednesday, October 20th, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Online

1.00 Credits

We'll do a deep dive into the four elements of accountability:Keeping your promisesConsidering the consequences of your actionsTaking responsibility for your mistakesCorrecting your mistakes We'll also discuss the differences between good and bad clients. Hint: it's not just about how long it takes for you to get paid.We'll conclude with a Call to Action so that you can put a few of the lessons from this webinar into practice immediately. Even doing one of the items that Bruce suggests will enrich your accounting practice and your life.Instructor Name: Bruce Weinstein

Relationship Between Ethics, Morality, and the Law

Wednesday, October 20th, 3:00pm - 4:41pm

Online

2.00 Credits

Meaning of morality and ethics The variation Distinguishing factors Theories of Jonathan Haidt Milgram experiment Authoritarian behavior and ethics Ethical authority? Conflicts Instructor Name: Lynn Fountain, CGMA, CRMA, MBA

Resolving Ethical Dilemmas-You Make the Call

Wednesday, October 20th, 12:30pm - 1:57pm

Online

1.50 Credits

Ethical frameworks Threats and safeguards to objectivity and independence Ethics rules for lawyers, investigators, journalists, medical researchers, engineers, and prosecutors The Arthur Andersen case  Instructor Name: David L. Cotton, CPA, CFE, CGFM

2020 Audit & Attestation Update

Thursday, October 21st, 10:00am - 1:47pm

Online

4.00 Credits

Audtiting Standards Ethics   Instructor Name: Melisa F. Galasso

IRS Ethics and Best Practices for Tax Professionals

Thursday, October 21st, 9:30am - 11:17am

Online

2.00 Credits

Taxes Instructor Name: Mark Hugh, CPA

Surgent's Avoiding Deficiencies in Peer Reviews: Focus on Engagement Quality

Thursday, October 21st, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Online

4.00 Credits

AICPA’s Enhancing Audit Quality initiative Feedback from peer reviews, including areas driving deficiencies in audit Elements of an effective risk assessment and how to link to audit procedures performed Understanding internal controls and making the decision whether or not to test them Best practices in documentation Instructor Name: Marci Thomas, CPA

Business Ethics: Cases from the Real World

Friday, October 22nd, 9:00am - 12:36pm

Online

4.00 Credits

Why are ethics so complicated? What trade-offs must we make to solve ethical predicaments?  What can we do? Should you speak up or be quiet? What do I do when I find myself in an ethical predicament? What are fundamental ethical principles for a businessperson? Is ethics situational? What is the Fraud Triangle? How do we resolve ethical issues? Instructor Name: Don Minges

CFO Series: Ethics in the Real World Living Values for Today

Friday, October 22nd, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Online

2.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:The four root causes of unethical business behaviorEight steps to create an ethical business environmentThe financial manager's responsibility to lead and implement good ethics in his/her organizationCases and Group Discussion: This seminar includes six (6) case studies for group discussion.Instructor Name: Richard A. Karwic, MBA

Devious Ethics: Dealing with Snakes in Suits

Friday, October 22nd, 10:00am - 11:48am

Online

2.00 Credits

Discuss psychopathy's symptoms Review accounting professional ethics standards for dealing with a boss, co-worker or client who is breaking the rules Look at precautions you should take when considering a new boss or employee Help identify someone who might con you or your company Instructor Name: John L. Daly

Ethics: Get Rich, Lose Weight, and Enjoy True Love

Friday, October 22nd, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Online

2.00 Credits

We will begin with a "What would you do?" quiz with five challenging scenarios. You'll be asked to choose among several options in each situation (don't worry, we won't collect the results).Next we'll do a deep dive into the five principles of ethical intelligence:Do No HarmMake Things BetterRespect Others (by keeping confidences, telling the truth, and keeping your promises)Be FairCareComplete a few fun writing exercises (optional) during the webinar. After which, Bruce shows how the principles of ethical intelligence reveal which option in each scenario is best.We'll conclude with a Call to Action so that some of the lessons from this webinar can be put into practice immediately. Even doing one of the things Bruce suggests will enrich your accounting practice and your life.Instructor Name: Bruce Weinstein

Ethics: Lead Like a Superstar and Build a Rocking Business

Friday, October 22nd, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Online

1.00 Credits

We'll closely examine several superstars from movies, TV, music, sports, and business. What makes them so successful? What can you learn from their mistakes? Yes, there will be one or two superstars you don't care for--perhaps even loathe--but you can still learn a lot from them.Instructor Name: Bruce Weinstein

Improving Ethical Decision Making

Friday, October 22nd, 10:00am - 11:09am

Online

1.20 Credits

Ethics HR Role in Ethics Recruitment and screening processes Instructor Name: Charla Welch