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Ethics and Technology for CPAs

Wednesday, October 20 10:30am - 12:30pm

Webinar

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.

Ethics: How to Attract and Keep the Best Clients

Wednesday, October 20 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Webinar

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.

Professional Skepticism

Wednesday, October 20 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The Professional Skepticism "Mind Set"Recent PronouncementsProfessional Skepticism as DiligenceCases and ControversiesConclusion

Resolving Ethical Dilemmas-You Make the Call

Wednesday, October 20 10:30am - 11:57am

Webinar

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 

CPA Firm Ethics-Practice Workshop

Thursday, October 21 9:00am - 12:30pm

Webinar

4.00 Credits

AICPA Code of Professional conduct

Deferred Prosecution Agreements: How to Qualify

Thursday, October 21 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:Government investigations and how they beginWhat prosecutors want to knowRespondeat Superior: What should business owners knowProactive steps to qualify for a deferred-prosecution agreementWhat is the difference between a non-prosecution agreement and a deferred-prosecution agreement?What is a well-designed compliance program?How do business leaders demonstrate a good faith effort when it comes to compliance training?Deferred-prosecution Agreements in real life.

Independence and Conflicts of Interest

Thursday, October 21 11:30am - 12:30pm

Webinar

1.00 Credits

The major topics covered in this class include:AICPA Code of Conduct: Independence, Conflicts of Interest, Case Study: OlympusCase Study: Buca di Beppo

Money Laundering Awareness for Accountants

Thursday, October 21 7:30am - 9:30am

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:Money laundering overviewRole of tax examiners and auditorsTax return examinationPre-audit indicatorsAudit flagsReal estate issuesCash indicatorsInternational trade signalsLoan considerationsProfessional service provider concernsMoney laundering and ethics

Business Ethics: Cases from the Real World

Friday, October 22 7:00am - 10:36am

Webinar

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?

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

Friday, October 22 9:00am - 11:00am

Webinar

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.

Devious Ethics: Dealing with Snakes in Suits

Friday, October 22 8:00am - 9:48am

Webinar

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

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

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

Webinar

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.

Ethics: Lead Like a Superstar and Build a Rocking Business

Friday, October 22 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Webinar

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.

Improving Ethical Decision Making

Friday, October 22 8:00am - 9:09am

Webinar

1.20 Credits

Ethics HR Role in Ethics Recruitment and screening processes

Shaping your Organization's Ethical Foundation

Friday, October 22 12:00pm - 1:27pm

Webinar

1.60 Credits

Ethics Organizational culture Business Management and Employee and Labor Relations

Developing an Ethical Culture

Saturday, October 23 12:00pm - 1:08pm

Webinar

1.40 Credits

Ethics

Ethics of Big Data: Is That a Thing?

Saturday, October 23 7:00am - 9:00am

Webinar

2.00 Credits

Introduction: Big Data is Getting BiggerEthical Implications of Big Data Getting BiggerEthics of Big Data: Three TheoriesTrust Theory and the Duty to be AwareRules Theory and the Duty to MonitorCases

Surgent's New Jersey Law and Ethics

Monday, October 25 11:00am - 2:30pm

Webinar

4.00 Credits

The Accountancy Act of 1997 and the Rules and Regulations of the New Jersey Board of Accountancy Other New Jersey professional standards and responsibilities for the practice of public accounting The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct

Ethical Tax Practice Strategies in a Crisis World

Tuesday, October 26 8:00am - 10:00am

Webinar

2.00 Credits

 “Tales from the Front” – practice issues CPAs are dealing with in these extraordinary times Review of AICPA Code of Professional Conduct Review of IRS Circular 230 Review of client tax return disclosure rules (Sec. 6103) Crisis impacts on engagement letters, contingent fees, independence, consulting services, attest and non-attest services, billing, and collections.

Sexual Harassment in Professional and Corporate Environments

Tuesday, October 26 10:30am - 11:30am

Webinar

1.00 Credits

Introduction: #MeToo and the Accounting ProfessionCase: Barrett v. Forest Labs., Inc.Ethics and Law: Two Different (Overlapping) DomainsDealing with the Culture of an OrganizationCase: Babbitt v. Koeppel Nissan, Inc.Supplemental Case: Smith v. DeTar Hosp. LLCConclusion