Personal and Professional Ethics for Florida CPAs

Study Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Online self-study
Number of CE Hours: 4
Field of Study: Ethics
Prerequisites: N/a

Course Description:
An entertaining and thought-provoking course on a subject that is rarely considered in the context presented here.  This course examines the basic principles of ethics that we all know quite well, but often fail to apply in our personal and professional lives.  As the pressures related to career advancement and personal accomplishments mount, we sometimes abandon the traits that are basic to success.  This course is designed to help participants identify those traits and reexamine their behavioral and professional priorities.

Course Objectives:

  • to examine of the impact of behavior on the image and reputation of Accounting Professionals
  • to understand and embrace the need to periodically assess our behavior
  • to gain a better understanding of Honesty and Integrity
  • to learn how to deal with Pressure and understand its impact on personal and professional behavior
  • to examine the importance of Trust in personal and professional relationships
  • to learn how to effectively deal with the Generation Gap and understand its impact on compatibility in the workplace
  • to consider the significance of the Principles and General Standards of the AICPA’s Code of Professional Conduct and develop a relevant understanding of the Florida Rules of Professional Conduct
  • to learn how to approach the appropriate resolution of ethical dilemmas faced by accounting professionals through the use of case analysis
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