Online Seminar

Ethics - Regulations, Interpretations, and Guidance for Accountants

Oct 17, 2022

Online

DATE

OCT 17

2022

TIME

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

WHO CAN ATTEND

All

PD HOURS

4 Hours

ETHICS HOURS

4 Hours

STATUS

Registration open until

Oct 12, 2022

EVENT DESCRIPTION

This event includes 4 hours of Ethics CPD.

This is a refresher course for CPAs intended to update the knowledge and practice of Ethics in the Accounting profession. The participants will test themselves on their knowledge, work on actual problems as well as cases to illustrate that the correct decisions are not necessarily obvious. The key document is the Institute's Code of Professional Conduct (CPC), however other sources and theories will be reviewed. he participants will also review some of the decisions made by the CPA Ontario Discipline Committee. The desired outcome is that the attendees are better able to recognize potential problems and act to reflect best practices in their work.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • A renewed appreciation of the CPC
  • A better awareness of potential problems in the ethics of accountants
  • An overview of theories relating to the ethical/moral practice of accounting
  • A refreshed understanding of the requirements of the Institute and CPAO's system for examining alleged breaches of the Code
  • Enhanced abilities in dealing with staff and superiors
  • A pro-active approach to "best behaviour"

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Theory of Ethics; The "Public Interest";
  • Ethics of the Profession;
  • Rules & Principles;
  • The Code of Professional Conduct;
  • The Discipline process;
  • Conflicts in Ethics;
  • Resolving Conflicts of Interest;
  • Recognizing Problem Situations, what to do when things go wrong.

WHO WILL BENEFIT:

  • This seminar is designed for CPA members across Canada - in all sectors

PRICING

$163.00 Personal Passport

$190.00 Organization Passport

$261.00 Member

$261.00 Student

$317.00 Public

Status: Registration open until Oct 12, 2022

LOCATION

Online

SPEAKER(S) BIO

Robert (Bob) Forsyth, FCPA, FCGA, CFI (Ret.), MBA, MA has been an accountant in public practice, and for the last twenty years has concentrated on forensic accounting. He has completed more than fifty assignments for clients such as government agencies, First Nations, and lawyers. Bob has taught Professional Development seminars across Canada and in the Caribbean.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

Attendees must have Code of Professional Conduct available (preferably printed)

This CPA Ontario course is a live webinar. You must attend the live course to receive verifiable CPD hours. We recommend you join five minutes prior to the scheduled starting time.

Electronic material can be accessed one week prior to the course at https://pdlms.cpaontario.ca/ and should be downloaded in advance.

Registration, cancellation, withdrawal and all other CPA Ontario PD Seminar policies can be found here.