Before starting this self study program, please go through the instructional document.

Overview

  • Ethics background
  • Chapter 6 Rules of professional conduct
  • Chapter 4 Permits
  • Chapter 5 Continuing Professional Education
  • Chapter 9 Peer review
  • Certified Public Accountant’s Act of 2005 (W.S. Title 33, Chapter 3)
  • The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct

Course Description

This 4-hour course is designed to meet the 4-hour ethics CPE requirement for Wyoming CPAs.

It provides an overview of ethical thought along with the core values of the CPA profession and the application of these values to ethical reasoning. Wyoming Board Rules of Professional Conduct, Firm Permits, Continuing Professional Education and Peer Review are covered in detail. The Wyoming Certified Public Accountants Act of 2005 as it relates to discipline is reviewed.

In addition to covering the Wyoming Statutes and Board Rules and meeting the Wyoming Board's requirements, the course covers the areas of independence, integrity and objectivity, and it is designed to provide the CPA with a guide for identifying, evaluating and dealing with ethical dilemmas as well as giving guidance on the laws, rules and regulations that govern the CPA profession and the practical application of these rules in the daily operation of their businesses.

The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is also covered in detail. Case studies and summaries of Wyoming disciplinary actions are utilized throughout the course to emphasize subject matter.

Learning Objectives

  • To Discover ethics from an overall and professional perspective.
  • To identify the ethical standards contained in the Wyoming Rules of Professional Conduct.
  • To recognize the Peer Review rules contained in the Wyoming Board Rules and Regulations.
  • To identify the ethical standards contained in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Accounting Practice Owners
  • Accounts Director
  • Cloud Accountants
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • VP Accounts
  • Young CPA