EVENT DESCRIPTION

Refresh your ethics knowledge in the accounting profession.

This brief overview of ethics in accounting will cover common problems and actual cases to illustrate how the correct decisions are not necessarily obvious. Participants will review the sections of the Code of Professional Conduct (CPC) that cause the most problems for professional accountants. In addition to the CPC, other sources and theories will be reviewed. Participants will also look at some of the decisions made by the CPA Ontario Discipline Committee. Attendees must have the CPC available during the course.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • recognize potential problems in the ethics of accounting
  • have a clearer understanding the requirements of the CPC
  • reflect on best practices
  • identify theories related to the moral practice of accounting
  • list key principles the ethics of the profession
  • describe new ways to deal with staff and superiors
  • list proactive approaches to best behaviour

Who will Benefit:

CPA members across Canada working in all sectors.