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Ethics: Accounting Firm CasesEthics: Accounting Firm Cases

$35.00 (USD)

While ethics training is required by many professions, the true value of the CPA license is in understanding how critically important ethical conduct is to one another and the public. This course will focus on public accounting-specific ethics issues, with a special focus on recent disciplinary actions, as well as a public accountant’s responsibilities as defined in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.

Credits: 1
Estimated Length: 1 hour(s)
Valid for: 12 Month(s)


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Online Lesson1. Ethics: Accounting Firm Cases -


  • Recognize the standards for public accountants set forth within the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
  • Identify resources available for consultation on ethical issues, with a focus on those for CPAs in public 
  • accounting
  • Recognize the overall impact of ethical and unethical conduct on the CPA profession

Major Topics:

  • Real-world examples and disciplinary cases
  • What went right and wrong with the behavior of others in the accounting profession
  • Comparision of these cases to the standards and core values set forth in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct

Field of Study:  Behavorial Ethics

Recommended CPE Credit Hours:  1.0

Course Level:  Basic

Prerequisites:  None

Advanced Preparation:  None

Designed For:  CPAs, accounting & finance staff

Course Producer:  Business Learning Institute

Instructor Biography:  Matthew X. Ryan, CPA, CFE

Publication Year:  2018

Expiration Date:  Course content is reviewed annually and revised with necessary changes or else the course is

Matthew X. Ryan, CPA, CFE
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