There are no prerequisites.
$58.00 – $78.00
This course discusses the different theories of how people deal with ethical dilemmas and goes on to cover a number of issues that can impact these decisions. Examples of these issues are contextual factors, the ethical infrastructure of a business, the role of leaders, and employee interactions with management. The course also addresses the fraud triangle, fraud addiction, whistleblowing, and several similar topics.
Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 70 business books. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast. Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and an auditor with …
October 8, 2019
IRS Provider Number: 0MYXB
IRS Course Number: 0MYXB-E-01391-19-S
IRS Ethics Credits: 2
CTEC Course Number: 2071-CE-1337
CTEC Ethics Credits: 2
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify the categories of ethical positions that a person may hold.
- Note the different types of core virtues.
- Recognize the different types of ethical weaknesses in a business environment.
- Recall the impact on ethics of the different types of organizational structures.
- Note the theories associated with catching improper employee behavior.
- Identify the components of a fair decision making process.
- Recall the characteristics of a leader who is more likely to be followed by employees.
- Identify phrases that may be considered euphemisms.
- Note the effects of blanketing an organization with too many rules.
- Recall some of the rationalizations used when someone commits fraud.