4 Credits: Regulatory Ethics
While ethics training is required by many states, the true value of the CPA license is in understanding how critically important ethical behavior is to one another, our customers, our firms, and the public. This course will explore the basic tenants of ethical behavior and use case studies to explore ethical dilemmas in various companies and organizations with a focus on dilemmas that may face CPAs in industry.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify and understand critical thinking errors as they relate to ethical dilemmas;
- Understand the professional code of ethics and conduct;
- Understand the new AICPA Ethics Codification;
- Examine the impact of ethical and unethical conduct on our profession; and
- Understand the common types of fraud in business and identify red flags of fraud.
May 8, 2023
IRS Ethics Credits: 0
CFP Notice: Not all courses that qualify for CFP® credit are registered by Western CPE. If a course does not have a CFP registration number in the compliance section, the continuing education will need to be individually reported with the CFP Board. For more information on the reporting process, required documentation, processing fee, etc., contact the CFP Board. CFP Professionals must take each course in it’s entirety, the CFP Board DOES NOT accept partial credits for courses.
Meet The Experts
Francis X. Ryan, CPA, CGMA, MBA, is the president of F.X. Ryan & Associates, which specializes in lean systems implementations, activity-based costing, strategic and operational risk analyses, and corporate governance evaluations. Frank serves and has served on numerous boards of publicly traded companies and nonprofit organizations. In 2008, he was elected chairman of the board of Good Shepherd Center. Frank has served as chairman of the audit committees of two publicly traded companies, and he’s the current audit committee chairman of a major nonprofit organization in Maryland. Francis X. Ryan is an acclaimed author on activity-based costing, lean systems, and …