|Course Title:||Professional Ethics for CPAs|
|Subject:||Ethics (non state-specific)|
|Online (Single Course):||$50 ||
|Online (All Courses):||Access ALL courses. One price. ||
|Multi-User:||Need to train multiple people? ||
|CPE Credits:||CPAs (3) Verify
Also qualifies for Ohio CPAs’ PSR Ethics Requirement
This course will present an overview of the most recent version of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, which took effect on December 15, 2014. We will explore the ethical principles included with the code, the rules found within the code, situations which threaten a member’s compliance with code rules, and the AICPA conceptual framework approach to resolving threats to compliance.This course will also explore ethical issues related to recent advances in technology, as well as ethical concerns related to social media and networking. In doing so, we will examine how technological failures may cause threats to compliance with the Code of Professional Conduct, how online behavioral choices may give rise to threats, and how a member may apply the conceptual framework approach as a means of resolving threats to compliance.
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Course Syllabus & Sample Lessons
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|CHAPTER 1-||The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct Principles|
|Lesson 1.1-||Chapter One Learning Objectives and Key Terms|
|Lesson 1.2-||Principles vs. Rules|
|Lesson 1.3-||The Responsibilities Principle|
|Lesson 1.4-||The Public Interest Principle|
|Lesson 1.5-||The Integrity Principle|
|Lesson 1.6-||The Objectivity and Independence Rule|
|Lesson 1.7-||The Due Care Principle|
|Lesson 1.8-||The Scope and Nature of Services Principle|
|Review-||Chapter 1 Review Questions|
|CHAPTER 2-||The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct Rules|
|Lesson 2.1-||Chapter Two Learning Objectives and Key Terms|
|Lesson 2.2-||The Integrity and Objectivity Rule|
|Lesson 2.3-||The Independence Rule|
|Lesson 2.4-||The General Standards Rule|
|Lesson 2.5-||The Compliance With Standards Rule|
|Lesson 2.6-||The Accounting Principles Rule|
|Lesson 2.7-||The Acts Discreditable Rule|
|Lesson 2.8-||The Contingent Fees Rule|
|Lesson 2.9-||The Commissions and Referral Fees Rule|
|Lesson 2.10-||The Advertising and Other Forms of Solicitation Rule|
|Lesson 2.11-||The Confidential Client Information Rule|
|Lesson 2.12-||The Form of Organization and Name Rule|
|Review-||Chapter 2 Review Questions|
|CHAPTER 3-||The Conceptual Framework of the Code|
|Lesson 3.1-||Chapter Three Learning Objectives and Key Terms|
|Lesson 3.2-||Threats to Compliance with Code Rules|
|Lesson 3.3-||Identifying and Evaluating Threats|
|Lesson 3.4-||Categories of Safeguards|
|Lesson 3.5-||The Effectiveness of Safeguards|
|Lesson 3.6-||Applying the Conceptual Framework|
|Lesson 3.7-||Illustrated Examples|
|Lesson 3.8-||Interpretations Under the Independence Rule|
|Review-||Chapter 3 Review Questions|
|CHAPTER 4-||Ethical Conflicts and Conflicts of Interest|
|Lesson 4.1-||Chapter 4 Learning Objectives and Key Terms|
|Lesson 4.2-||Ethical Conflicts|
|Lesson 4.3-||Conflicts of Interest|
|Lesson 4.4-||Examples of Conflicts of Interest|
|Lesson 4.5-||Applying the Conceptual Framework When a Conflict Occurs|
|Lesson 4.6-||Safeguards Related to Conflicts|
|Lesson 4.7-||Disclosures Related to Conflicts of Interest|
|Review-||Chapter 4 Review Questions|
|CHAPTER 5-||Professional Ethics in the Digital Age|
|Lesson 5.1-||Chapter Five Learning Objectives and Key Terms|
|Lesson 5.2-||Compliance Concerns Related to Technology|
|Lesson 5.3-||Compliance Concerns Related to Social Media and Networking|
|Lesson 5.4-||Safeguards Related to Technological and Social Media Threats|
|Review-||Chapter 5 Review Questions|
Professional Ethics for CPAs CPE Training Course Overview
Course includes all video lessons and the instructor’s course transcript, a practice exam with evaluative feedback (find out why your answers are right or wrong), your final exam submission, and a course certificate of completion. The Professional Ethics for CPAs CPE training course qualifies for continuing education credit for CPAs (Certified Public Accountants) in certain states. Please note that this course does not meet the qualifications for any state-specific ethics requirements.
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