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Responsibility to the Public by the CPA

Thursday, December 8 11:00am - 12:00pm

Webinar

1.00 Credits

The major topics covered in this class include:AICPA Code of Conduct: Responsibility to the Public and Due CareCase study: Health SouthReturning client recordsConfidential informationWhistleblowing provisions

Power, Ethics and Influence

Thursday, December 8 12:00pm - 2:00pm

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

Shaping your Organization's Ethical Foundation

Thursday, December 8 1:00pm - 2:27pm

Webinar

1.60 Credits

Ethics Organizational culture Business Management and Employee and Labor Relations

White-Collar Crime: What is It?

Thursday, December 8 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:What Constitutes White-Collar CrimeParallel Proceedings: Civil Agencies and the Department of JusticeCorporations: Victims and DefendantsThe Discovery of White-Collar CrimesDeceptions and FraudThe Collateral Consequences

Ethics: What a CPA in Business & Industry Needs to Know

Thursday, December 8 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

Ethics for Members in Business: Why Bother?Re-Introducing the AICPA Code of Professional ConductThe Basic Ethics Rules for Members in BusinessThe Conceptual Framework: Avoiding the Risk of NoncomplianceCase Analysis: Members in Business

Cases in Corporate Ethics: Discuss Real Life Conflicts

Friday, December 9 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?

Ethical Tax Practice Strategies in a Crisis World

Friday, December 9 8:00am - 9:49am

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.

Ethics: Avoiding the Slippery Slope of Ethical Pressures

Friday, December 9 10:00am - 2:00pm

Webinar

4.00 Credits

Benefits of ethical behavior

New Client Ethical Issues: The CPA's Challenge

Friday, December 9 12:00pm - 1:48pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

TBD

Acts Discreditable: A Powerful Ethics Rule

Friday, December 9 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Webinar

1.00 Credits

AICPA Rules-Based EthicsA Narrow View of Acts DiscreditableCompare: A Principled View of Acts DiscreditableCaseConclusion

Ethics: How to Build and Keep Your A-Team

Saturday, December 10 7:00am - 8:00am

Webinar

1.00 Credits

You will learn the four key components of building and keeping your A-team. In addition to finding knowledgeable and skilled people, you must:Advertise for characterHire for characterPromote and fire for characterWalk the talk

How Much Are Your Ethics Worth?

Monday, December 12 9:30am - 11:30am

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:Understanding ethicsAvailable tools to aid in ethical decision makingThe role of bias in making ethical decisionsApplication through case studies

Ethical Performance Management

Monday, December 12 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics covered in this class include:Definition and Benefits of Ethical Performance ManagementSetting Standards/Goal settingPreparing and Conducting the Appraisal InterviewLegal Considerations in Performance ManagementAvoiding Rater BiasFeedback and Coaching

Ethics: What a CPA in Public Practice Needs to Know

Monday, December 12 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

Ethics for Members in Public Practice: Why Bother?Re-Introducing the AICPA Code of Professional ConductThe Eleven Rules for Members in Public PracticeThe Conceptual Framework: Avoiding the Risk of NoncomplianceCase Discussions: Members in Public Practice

Corporate Ethics Cases in Diversity and Inclusion

Tuesday, December 13 7:00am - 8:00am

Webinar

1.00 Credits

Everyone can experience discrimination or harassmentWhat the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct says about harassment and discriminationOther sources of ethical guidanceRecent EEOC CasesLearning about each other

Surgent's Ethics for Tax Professionals

Tuesday, December 13 8:00am - 10:00am

Webinar

2.00 Credits

What does practicing before the IRS mean? Who may practice before the IRS? What should a tax preparer do if he or she has knowledge of a client's omission of income from a tax return? May a tax preparer rely on the work of other tax return preparers? May a tax preparer rely on and use client-provided information? Standards associated with giving advice to clients Abolition of the disclaimer requirement When must a tax preparer examine a client’s books and records?

Ethics for CPAs, the Pragmatic, Practical, and Possible

Tuesday, December 13 8:00am - 11:40am

Webinar

4.00 Credits

Regulatory Ethics

Ethics in the Real World with Dr. Toby Groves

Tuesday, December 13 9:00am - 10:00am

Webinar

1.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:Why model codes of ethics failThe science behind organizations "Ethical DNA"Understanding the psychology behind "Tone at the Top" The interaction between critical thinking and ethicsBreaking myths about motivation related to decision makingEthical decision-making under pressureAre ethics and morals "fixed" or can we learn to improve

Materiality and Ethics

Tuesday, December 13 9:00am - 12:30pm

Webinar

4.00 Credits

AICPA Code of Professional Conduct Materiality Preparations Compilations Reviews

Ethical Challenges for CPAs - Do You Have a Breaking Point?

Tuesday, December 13 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:Explore the cases of those who succumbed to pressure and lost their livelihoods, from those who helped clients avoid restating earnings to those backdating changes to audit workpapers.Discuss the pressures that cause CPAs to cross the line and how to make sure you do not succumb to the pressure.Reinforce the ethical principles that CPAs are required to follow.Consider cases of CPAs who became fraudsters. Who is responsible for fraud prevention? How can you keep your clients safe?