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Ethics for CPA's in Business & Industry 2021-22: Cases, Conflicts & Relevant, Real-Life Issues

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Webcast
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Basic
Credits
CPE Credits
5 Credits: Behavioral Ethics

Course Description

To provide CPAs working in private industry with an update of their ethical responsibilities under AICPA and state-based regulations.  The course focuses on the dual role of the CPA who is both an employee and an officer of the organization, and who also plays a role in the company’s financial reporting.  Updated cases and examples will be used extensively as a basis for resolving ethical issues.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • AICPA ethics requirements for practitioners in industry
  • The current regulatory environment for public and non-public companies – How do they compare?
  • Honesty: individual, group and society views
  • Trust, economic efficiency and the CPA
  • Reliable financial reporting & ethical Principles
  • The Threats and Safeguards approach to resolving ethical dilemmas
  • AICPA’s restructuring of the Ethics Code
  • Confidential information and conflicts of interest – recent guidance
  • Pressure and the CPA in industry – recent guidance

WHO WILL BENEFIT

Accountants in industry who prepare financial statements or are involved in the finance function and need an overview of the ethical requirements that govern their working relationships and the discharge of their public responsibilities.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course you will:

  • Receive a fast-paced overview of ethics standards promulgated by the AICPA and State Societies as they apply to CPAs working in the business world.
  • Learn to navigate and use the new codification of professional ethics.
  • Gain an appreciation of the links between ethical principles, formal rules, and the profession’s public responsibility.
  • Appreciate the ethical underpinning of the CPAs role when preparing financial statements.
  • Receive up-to-the-minute coverage of evolving issues and recent revisions to the Ethics Code.

Course Specifics

Course ID
WC1421247529
Original Release Date
July 26, 2021
Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

William G. Engelbret Headshot
William G. Engelbret, CPA, Ph.D.

  William G. Engelbret is an Associate Professor of Accounting at Penn State Altoona, where he has taught for three decades. Recently, Dr. Engelbret served as the Head of the Division of Business and Engineering at Penn State Altoona for nine years. He holds a B.A. in Accounting from Thiel College, an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Ph.D. in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University. He is a licensed CPA. He has received numerous teaching awards from Penn State including the prestigious George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching He has published a number of articles, …

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Ray Thompson Headshot
Ray Thompson, CBA, CFM, CMA

Dr. Ray Thompson, CBA, CFM, CMA, is an emeritus associate professor of accounting and finance at the University of Pittsburgh. He served as department head at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (UPJ) campus for over 25 years. He was the associate director of UPJ’s Entrepreneurial Development Assistance Project, where he was involved in financial consulting and assisting in preparing loan proposals for small business start-ups. He has taught in graduate and undergraduate business programs in Europe, Africa, and the United States. Ray received his BS and MS degrees in economics and systems dynamics from the University of Bradford in …

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Ethics for CPA's in Business & Industry 2021-22: Cases, Conflicts & Relevant, Real-Life Issues

CPE CREDITS
5 Credits: Behavioral Ethics

$196.00


Webcasts are available for viewing Monday – Saturday, 8am – 10pm ET.

Icon_Webcast
Webcast
Icon_Level
Basic
Credits
CPE Credits
5 Credits: Behavioral Ethics

Course Description

To provide CPAs working in private industry with an update of their ethical responsibilities under AICPA and state-based regulations.  The course focuses on the dual role of the CPA who is both an employee and an officer of the organization, and who also plays a role in the company’s financial reporting.  Updated cases and examples will be used extensively as a basis for resolving ethical issues.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • AICPA ethics requirements for practitioners in industry
  • The current regulatory environment for public and non-public companies – How do they compare?
  • Honesty: individual, group and society views
  • Trust, economic efficiency and the CPA
  • Reliable financial reporting & ethical Principles
  • The Threats and Safeguards approach to resolving ethical dilemmas
  • AICPA’s restructuring of the Ethics Code
  • Confidential information and conflicts of interest – recent guidance
  • Pressure and the CPA in industry – recent guidance

WHO WILL BENEFIT

Accountants in industry who prepare financial statements or are involved in the finance function and need an overview of the ethical requirements that govern their working relationships and the discharge of their public responsibilities.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course you will:

  • Receive a fast-paced overview of ethics standards promulgated by the AICPA and State Societies as they apply to CPAs working in the business world.
  • Learn to navigate and use the new codification of professional ethics.
  • Gain an appreciation of the links between ethical principles, formal rules, and the profession’s public responsibility.
  • Appreciate the ethical underpinning of the CPAs role when preparing financial statements.
  • Receive up-to-the-minute coverage of evolving issues and recent revisions to the Ethics Code.

Course Specifics

Course ID
WC1421247529
Original Release Date
July 26, 2021
Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

William G. Engelbret Headshot
William G. Engelbret, CPA, Ph.D.

  William G. Engelbret is an Associate Professor of Accounting at Penn State Altoona, where he has taught for three decades. Recently, Dr. Engelbret served as the Head of the Division of Business and Engineering at Penn State Altoona for nine years. He holds a B.A. in Accounting from Thiel College, an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Ph.D. in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University. He is a licensed CPA. He has received numerous teaching awards from Penn State including the prestigious George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching He has published a number of articles, …

William G. Engelbret, CPA, Ph.D. Read More »

Ray Thompson Headshot
Ray Thompson, CBA, CFM, CMA

Dr. Ray Thompson, CBA, CFM, CMA, is an emeritus associate professor of accounting and finance at the University of Pittsburgh. He served as department head at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (UPJ) campus for over 25 years. He was the associate director of UPJ’s Entrepreneurial Development Assistance Project, where he was involved in financial consulting and assisting in preparing loan proposals for small business start-ups. He has taught in graduate and undergraduate business programs in Europe, Africa, and the United States. Ray received his BS and MS degrees in economics and systems dynamics from the University of Bradford in …

Ray Thompson, CBA, CFM, CMA Read More »

Ethics for CPA's in Business & Industry 2021-22: Cases, Conflicts & Relevant, Real-Life Issues

CPE CREDITS
5 Credits: Behavioral Ethics

Webcasts are available for viewing Monday – Saturday, 8am – 10pm ET.

$196.00