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Personal and Professional Ethics for Louisiana CPAs - Kenner (ETHCLAY114)
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Most people, unable to evaluate the work performed by a CPA, merely assume that the efforts of the CPA were directed at satisfying their expectations and needs in an appropriate manner. Thus, the accounting profession demands that CPAs remain aware of the reliance that is placed on their work. This course provides an interesting and informative approach to a better understanding of the impact ethics and ethical behavior can have on the success of accounting professionals.

10/27/2014
When: 10/27/2014
8:30 am until 12:00 pm
Where: LCPA Training Center
2400 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Ste 500
Kenner, Louisiana  70062
Presenter: Ray Clay


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Ethical behavior involves more than mere knowledge of right and wrong. It involves an ability to think about the impact our behavior has on our reputation and the satisfaction of those we serve. Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) are professionals who are hired to meet the expectations of employers and other third parties who rely on their work. Many who hire CPAs, hire them because they can’t do the things a CPA can do. However, even more important than the inability to do the work of a CPA, those who hire CPAs are often unable to evaluate the work performed by a CPA. Does the taxpayer know that the tax return is properly prepared? Is the attest client sure the CPA put forth an appropriate effort in arriving at the attest opinion? Are the financial accounting transactions recorded and summarized in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles? To be honest, most third parties who rely on the work of a CPA merely assume that the efforts of the CPA were directed at satisfying their expectations and needs in an appropriate manner. Thus, the accounting profession demands that CPAs remain aware of the reliance that is placed on their work and the responsibility they have for performing that work in a conscientious and professional manner.

 

OBJECTIVE:

 

To be successful, an ethics course must be designed to motivate participants to think about their behavior and make changes to that behavior when they believe such changes are warranted. An ethics course instructor cannot force course participants to be ethical. The best he/she can do is present a clear and understandable presentation of the subject that encourages participants to evaluate their behavior in light of the Accounting Profession’s Rules of Professional Conduct. This course provides an interesting and informative approach to a better understanding of the impact ethics and ethical behavior can have on the success of accounting professionals.

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

 

This course begins with a presentation of ethics and ethical reasoning. This information is designed to help participants better understand the impact ethics and ethical reasoning has on their personal life and professional career. This section is also designed to help participants understand that being ethical requires a periodic assessment of both personal and professional behavior. Next, a presentation of the core values of the accounting profession ñ integrity, objectivity, and independence ñ from both an ethical and rules-based point of view is provided. Understanding and adhering to these core values is critical to CPAs in discharging the responsibilities they have to their employers, to their clients, and most importantly to the public. The final section of the course material focuses on the Louisiana Rules of Professional Conduct. This material is designed to clarify the Rules of Professional Conduct and demonstrate how those Rules are intended to be applied by CPAs in a variety of professional situations. Case presentation, class discussion and participant dialogue is used throughout the course to assist participants in developing a better understanding of ethics and the impact ethics has on their responsibilities as CPAs.

 

DESIGNED FOR: Licensed CPAs in government, industry, and public accounting wishing to better understand ethics, ethical reasoning, and the behavior expected of CPAs as outlined in the Louisiana and AICPA Codes of Professional Conduct.

 

Speaker: Raymond Clay

Vendor: Raymond Clay, PhD

Field of Study: Professional Ethics

Level: Basic

CPE Credits: 4




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