Ethical Considerations in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


This course is intended to create a foundation of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace, accounting profession, and community, and begin the exploration of the impact of ethics and preconceived bias.

This training has been created to fulfill the Virginia Board of Accountancy's (VBOA) annual 2-hour (100-minute) CPE requirement for 2021.

Students must complete this course by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on January 31, 2022.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • explain the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion
  • summarize the differences between diversity, equity and inclusion
  • evaluate one's own biases and how they impact decision-making
  • apply the lenses of unconscious bias when using the Code of Professional Conduct
  • apply the concepts of diversity, equity and inclusion to everyday dilemmas
  • develop new perspectives on diversity, equity and inclusion in applying critical thinking
  • illustrate ways to better promote diversity, equity and inclusion as part of an organization's ethics-based culture

Designed For

Virginia CPAs
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