Ethical Considerations for CPAs [ETH4]

Dec 3, 2019
Time: 8:30am - 12:00pm

Subject:

Ethics

Credit Hours:

4.00

Price:

Member: $150.00
Non-member: $225.00

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Discussion Leader: Melody Feniks & Kevin Walsh

Website registration for this course closes on November 26, 2019. To register after this date please contact the society at akcpa@ak.net or 907-562-4334.

Full Description

Ethical Considerations for CPAs (ETH4)

December 3rd, 2019

Fireweed Conference Center
725 E. Fireweed Lane
Anchorage, AK

LATE REGISTRATION POLICY
For registrations received less than 21 days from the course date will be charged a late fee of $50 for each 8 hour course and $25 for each 4 hour course and $12.50 for each 2 hour course.

CPAs today face greater challenges than ever to maintain the high ethical standards of their profession. This course provides a framework within which to consider the ethical challenges facing CPAs and focuses 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 Covered:
- The CPAs role in todays economy
- The similarities and differences between individual and business ethics
- The link between ethics, integrity and scruples
- The basic attributes of ethics and professional conduct
- The history of the CPA profession and the CPAs requirement to adhere to ethics policies and codes of conduct
- The AICPAs Code of Professional Conduct and a CPAs responsibility to the public, clients, and colleagues
- 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

CPE Credits: 4, Ethics

Level of Knowledge: Intermediate

Prerequisite: Experience in financial reporting

Acronym: ETH4

Discussion Leader: Kevin Walsh, CPA and Melody Feniks, CPA, CGMA