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Previously Titled: Real World Business Ethics for CPAs in A&A: How Will You React?
Requirements for CPE in ethics vary from state to state. Please contact your state board to confirm your requirements.
This course provides case studies drawn from real-life situations involving CPAs in accounting and auditing practices. Take a proactive, risk-avoidant stance by identifying and pointing out common pitfalls and presenting alternative courses of action. Explore ethical issues in the context of actual regulatory and court proceedings that were resolved both in favor of and against A&A professionals in public practice. Study real-world A&A cases that explore the professional responsibilities of engagement and engagement quality review partners, managers and staff in the context of key A&A ethical matters such as: independence, permitted and prohibited services, earnings management issues, records management and client confidentiality. Consider these issues in relation to key A&A topics faced by every business and their professionals, such as revenue recognition, materiality, controls and procedures, and financial reporting questions or failures.
This course helps you gain an understanding of what ethical standards and considerations are critical to accounting and auditing professionals. Participants learn how to recognize various ethical issues and apply ethical standards and considerations to real-life situations.
Prerequisite: Experience in business and financial reporting
Advanced Preparation: None