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Let's End Business Ethics

Friday, April 21 7:00am - 9:00am

Webinar

2.00 Credits

Ethics defined Are there business ethics? How to identify ethical issues Deciphering your ethical code Why ethical behavior is good for your business How to make ethical decisions

Resolving Ethical Conflicts

Friday, April 21 7:30am - 9:30am

Webinar

2.00 Credits

Standards and techniques for resolving ethical conflict How to have a conversation about a tough issue without having it destroy the relationship What to do when talking fails

Ethics: IRS Behavioral Insights for Accountants

Friday, April 21 8:00am - 10:00am

Webinar

2.00 Credits

Behavioral insights (BI) PrimerHow and why BI are used by the IRSIRS and individual decision-makingIRS and environmental and design considerationsIRS and social normsIRS "top of mind" issues BI and Implementation of tax reform legislation BI and private debt collectionBI and online taxpayer accountsBI and taxpayer rights in "real" vs. "unreal" auditsBI and the tax-exempt approval processBI and passport renewal and revocationHow to use BI to more mindfully interact with the IRS to improve outcomes

Will Your Ethics Be Burned by Burnout?

Friday, April 21 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics covered in this class include:Explore the effects of crisis and burnout on ethical decision-makingDefine the stressors, pressures, and biases that can lead good people to make less than optimal choicesDiscuss ways to offset the pressures, ways to reduce stress on ourselves and on our team, and ways to support our teamsLearn how to recognize when an individual or an organization is heading in the wrong direction and how to stop sliding down the slippery slope

Ethics - A Line in the Sand. Implications for Daily Business

Friday, April 21 1:00pm - 4:42pm

Webinar

4.00 Credits

Recognize the underlying drivers of individual ethical behavior Identify the relationship between ethics and integrity Highlight ethical trends in businesses throughout the world Review high profile ethics lapses in recent years

Business Ethics: Cases from the Real World

Friday, April 21 1:00pm - 5:00pm

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?

Ethics - A Line in the Sand. Implications for Daily Business

Saturday, April 22 7:00am - 10:42am

Webinar

4.00 Credits

Recognize the underlying drivers of individual ethical behavior Identify the relationship between ethics and integrity Highlight ethical trends in businesses throughout the world Review high profile ethics lapses in recent years

Devious Ethics: Dealing with Snakes in Suits

Saturday, April 22 7:30am - 9:30am

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

Are You Qualified? The Ethics of Practice Development and Skill Enhancement

Monday, April 24 11:00am - 12:50pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The Catch-22 of Practice Development and Skill Enhancement The Ethics of Education and Experience Requirements Examples of Skill-Expansion Resources Practice- and Skill-Expansion Cases to Consider Conclusion

Ethics - Regulatory and Standards Update

Monday, April 24 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:Recent ethics standards changes that impact your practice.Key regulatory changes and initiatives affecting CPAs and the future of the profession.Emerging issues and standard-setting activity that could affect your practice.Practical applications of the standards and common practice issues and challenges. Examples include independence issues, serving clients in the cannabis industry, and reporting potential noncompliance with laws and regulations to third parties.How failure to follow the standards can result in unwanted regulatory actions and publicity.

Ethics: 10 Essential Movies, TV Shows, and Books for CPAs

Monday, April 24 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Webinar

1.00 Credits

You will receive summaries of some of the best movies, TV programs, and books for CPAs who want to take their businesses to a higher level of success. Some of the works we'll discuss are:The GodfatherAristotle's Nicomachean EthicsCurb Your EnthusiasmThe Invention of Lying ...and many more!

CPA Ethics in a Crisis World: Tales From the Front

Tuesday, April 25 8:30am - 10:30am

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics covered in this class include:"Tales from the Front" - practice issues CPAs are dealing with in these extraordinary timesReview of AICPA Code of Professional ConductReview of IRS Circular 230Review 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

Practical Insights Gleaned from the AICPA's Code of Conduct

Tuesday, April 25 9:00am - 11:00am

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics covered in this class include:Evolution of relevant professional guidance Independence provisions Vernacular used in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct Conflicts of interest Offering/accepting gifts or entertainment Acts discreditable to the profession

The Aftermath of Government Investigations: Varsity Blues

Tuesday, April 25 9:30am - 11:30am

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:Securities Laws and College Admissions ScandalUndercover investigationsProsecutors and Plea AgreementsJustice and ConvictionsCooperation AgreementsCosts of Contesting the ChargeRelevant Conduct and Sentencing

Tax Practice Standards

Tuesday, April 25 11:30am - 1:30pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:How tax professionals have a heavy responsibility to serve the client, yet still properly adhere to the multitude of tax rules.How tax standards help guide the practitioner to maintain objectivity, avoid conflicts of interest and provide high quality professional client servicesReal-life examples from the speaker's extensive experience as a tax practitioner and as an expert witness in accounting malpractice cases to illustrate these concepts.

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

Wednesday, April 26 7:00am - 9:00am

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.

Money Laundering Awareness for Accountants

Wednesday, April 26 9:00am - 11:00am

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

The Ethics Hour: Ethics in the Real World

Wednesday, April 26 10:00am - 11:05am

Webinar

1.00 Credits

The difficult trade-offs in making choices Functioning in the ‘gray’ areas The value of trust Consequences of ‘short-term it-is’ How lack of accountability can lead to ethical issues

The Ethics Hour: The Single Best and Most Overlooked Source of Fraud

Wednesday, April 26 10:00am - 11:06am

Webinar

1.00 Credits

One key area to look for fraud? It is right in front of you, but some auditors fail to see it Recognize the signals Look for those who exploit or and game the system(s)

Ethics in the Real World - Living Values for Today

Wednesday, April 26 1:00pm - 2:50pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

Four root causes of unethical business behavior Eight steps to create an ethical business environment                 1.  Establish a code of conduct and make it public                 2.  Hire and promote people with a well-grounded sense of  personal ethics                 3.  Interpret your code for ordinary circumstances                 4.  Communicate expectations for employees to act in an ethical manner                 5.  Lead by example                 6.  Teach employees the basic tools of ethical decision making                 7.  Back your code with enforcement                 8.  Factor values into every important organizational activity and  decision The financial manager’s responsibility to lead and implement good ethics in his/her organization