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Cases in Corporate Ethics: Discuss Real Life Conflicts

Thursday, April 27 7:00am - 11:00am

Webinar

4.00 Credits

We introduce new case selections to this seminar every year. Past cases have included these issues:Can you protect the public interest without violating our profession's confidentiality rules?How can a corporate world CPA get in trouble with their board of accountancy?Is a culture of fear and intimidation particularly susceptible to corporate fraud?How can using the CPA credential get a corporate accountant in trouble?Is exaggerating your CPE hours a violation of our professional codes of conduct?What are your options when your employer is clearly breaking the law?Does any legislation provide effective Whistleblower protection?

Devious Ethics: Dealing with Snakes in Suits

Thursday, April 27 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

New Client Ethical Issues: The CPA's Challenge

Thursday, April 27 8:00am - 9:48am

Webinar

2.00 Credits

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Resolving Ethical Conflicts

Thursday, April 27 11:00am - 1:00pm

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: 10 Crucial Qualities of High Character CPAs

Thursday, April 27 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics covered in this class include:Discover why the ten crucial qualities of high-character CPAs are essential to your successLearn how to evaluate these qualities in job candidates and why you must do so

Ethical Tax Practice Strategies in a Crisis World

Thursday, April 27 4:00pm - 5:49pm

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.

Resolving Ethical Conflicts

Friday, April 28 7:00am - 9:00am

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

The Ethics Hour: Deceit and the Whys Behind the Lies: Understanding Ethics

Friday, April 28 8:00am - 8:57am

Webinar

1.00 Credits

Understanding yourself and others in the workplace How emotion plays a vital role in ethical dilemmas and in solutions What are some of the various outlooks on ethics? Recognizing lies Managing ethics towards solutions

Resolving Ethical Dilemmas-You Make the Call

Friday, April 28 8:00am - 9:27am

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 

Power, Influence, and Ethics

Friday, April 28 8:00am - 9:40am

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The two sides of leadership Practices that build and destroy an organization’s value and spirit Toxic leader characteristics Four sources of leadership power Push vs. pull leadership styles Six 'Rules of Influence' that cause one person to say 'yes' to another person Ways to defend ourselves against toxic leaders How to use corporate politics to our advantage and still do the right thing

The Ethics Hour: I Can't Believe This Really Happened - Real World Ethics Stories

Friday, April 28 9:00am - 9:58am

Webinar

1.00 Credits

Understanding how to make ethical choices How to solve problems compassionately Dealing with bad behavior Learning from real world situations 

Ethics: IRS Criminal Investigations: Key Lessons for Accountants

Friday, April 28 9:00am - 11:00am

Webinar

2.00 Credits

Snapshot of IRS Criminal InvestigationsGeneral tax fraudAbusive tax schemesRefund fraudEmployment tax fraudIdentity theftData compromisesMoney launderingPublic corruptionCorporate fraudGeneral fraudsCyber crimesGlobal tax and economic crimesNarcotics, counter-terrorism and transnational organized crimeSelected Field Office Case Files from Across USNew EnglandMiddle AtlanticEast NorthCentralWest North CentralSouth AtlanticEast South Central West South CentralMountainPacificHow accountants can add value to their operations by aiding law enforcement and fighting economic crime

The Ethics Hour: Thinking Through Decisions and Recognizing the Consequences

Friday, April 28 10:00am - 10:50am

Webinar

1.00 Credits

The high volume of ethical decisions we face every day The true value of paying attention Understanding how each decision we make will have consequences Are you prepared for the consequences? 

The Trustworthy Leader: Ethics and Trust in a Time of Social Change

Friday, April 28 10:00am - 12:00pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

Ethics Leadership  

Whistleblowers and the Law

Friday, April 28 10:00am - 12:00pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:Government incentives to turn professionals into informants.What influences a fraudulent culture in a professional environment?How misleading investigators can lead to federal prison. Influence of pressures and crime.C-Suite influences and leadership

The Ethics of Care in the Workplace

Friday, April 28 11:00am - 1:00pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:Ethical Values and PrinciplesCompassionManaging ExpectationsRespect and HumilityAttribution Theory

Independence and Conflicts of Interest

Friday, April 28 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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

The Ethics Hour: Ethics in the Real World

Friday, April 28 12:00pm - 1:05pm

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

Friday, April 28 1:00pm - 2:06pm

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)

The Science of Ethics with Dr. Toby Groves

Saturday, April 29 7:00am - 8:00am

Webinar

1.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:Learn how to resolve competing motivationsRecognize ethically relevant behavioral cues at the individual, team, and organizational levelsLearn the cognitive tools to combat bias and situation blindnessHear the methods that help teams debate problems effectivelyUnderstand the science behind cultural norms