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Professional Ethics for CPAs

  • Accountant
  • CPA/ABV
  • CPA (US)

Published: April, 2020

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Overview

  • Conceptual Framework
  • AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
  • Independence
  • Ethics
  • Activities that discredit the profession

Course Description

Ethical behavior and professional conduct are the backbones of the accounting and auditing profession. Based on these ethical principles, the credibility of the profession has been built. Irrespective of whether you are practicing in public industry, or business and industry, acting in accordance with the requirements that define ethical and professional behavior is a must. It is known as the Code of professional conduct.

The Code of Professional Conduct is a set of principles, rules, and interpretations that guides CPAs in the performance of their professional responsibilities. This 4-hour ethics CPE course is designed to provide a valuable overview, support, and insight into ensuring that you follow the ethical code of conduct in your practices. This online CPE webinar on Ethics provides an in-depth overview of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Code of Professional Conduct. The course includes a discussion of those principles that apply to all members but also addresses those requirements for members in business, members in public practice, and members in neither business nor public practice.

This Online Course on Ethics covers the following Key Topics: 

  • Organization and evolution of the code
  • Scope and application 
  • Principles of Professional Conduct
  • Rules for the members in Public Practice
  • Rules for the members in Business
  • Safeguard to various threats
  • Activities that impair a member’s independence

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Learning Objectives

  • To identify the different parts of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
  • To recall applicable ethical terms found within the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
  • To identify the differences between various threats for both members in public practice and members in business
  • To recognize examples of threats for both members in public practice and members in business
  • To identify safeguards to be applied to various identified threats

Recommended For

  • This online CPE webinar on Ethics is recommended for CPAs, CMA, CVA, and Any Other Accounting professionals working at any level who desire to provide ethical services to the clients. 
  • This Ethics CPE webinar is also recommended for CPAs in business who desire to have a satisfied client base who works long-term with them.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Practice Owners
  • Bookkeeper
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • CFO/Controller
  • Chief Accounting Officer
  • Cloud Accountants
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 4 CPE Credit of Ethics (Regulatory) for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 4 CPD Credit of Ethics for Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • 4 General Credit of Ethics (Regulatory) for Accountant/Bookkeeper/Tax Professionals

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    4
  • Instructional Method :
    QAS Self Study
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Kelen Camehl, CPA (US), MBA

Advisor, Kelen Camehl CPA

Kelen is a recognized author and reviewer of CPE courses and has authored over 85 courses (225+ CPE credit hours) covering a range of accounting, auditing, financial reporting, regulatory, and ethics topics.  His courses are available for purchase from many online CPE providers including the AICPA.  Kelen has also remained involved in CPA exam content development for nearly 10 years and has authored more than a thousand multiple choice questions for various sections of the CPA exam.  He also serves as an Editorial Advisor for the AICPA’s "Journal of Accountancy".   

Kelen has over 15 years of progressive finance and accounting experience. He currently serves as an Accounting Policy Consultant with HP, Inc. in Dallas, TX.  Most recently he was located in Budapest, Hungary on a three-year international assignment and served in the company’s Houston, TX location prior to this assignment.  Prior to HP, he served in multiple accounting roles in the oil & gas industry with ConocoPhillips including technical accounting policy, SOX compliance, and internal audit. He also gained public accounting experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers, working with various clients in the energy, electric, power, gas, and utility sectors.

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Faq

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Ratings and Review

4.5

15 Ratings

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Mohamed Kermali, CPA (US)

May 13th, 2022

The instructor made the content relevant to me by sharing stories, examples, personal experiences, etc.

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Annette Ollivierre, CPA (US)

Oct 10th, 2020

Well-written handout was easy to follow. High marks for presentation of the material.

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