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CPE Self-Study
Professional Ethics: The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Comprehensive Course
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Regulatory Ethics
LEVEL
Basic
CPE CREDITS
Text: 8.0, Online: 8.0
Learn the most up-to-date AICPA, SEC, and GAO ethics rules in an inventive and creative way. Through interactive case studies, exercises and illustrative graphics, this CPE course explains the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and conceptual framework and covers the basic tenets of ethical and professional conduct, the principles of ethics.

CPE On-Demand
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Product details

Make sure you're up to date on most current ethical standards.

Who Will Benefit?

  • Individuals working toward a CPA license
  • CPAs who want a refresher course on the AICPA code

Key Topics

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

Learning Objectives

  • Apply the revised AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Recognize the importance of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and how it's organized.
  • Apply AICPA ethics interpretations on integrity, objectivity, confidentiality and advertising.
  • Understand the SEC, GAO and other regulatory rules.
  • Recall the obligations to exercise due care.

Through interactive case studies, exercises and illustrative graphics, you'll learn the most up-to-date AICPA, SEC and GAO ethics rules in an inventive and creative way.

You'll also gain an understanding of the revised AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and conceptual framework, the main principles of ethics, and why the code is necessary in the first place.

IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT YOUR CPE CREDIT:

Many states do not accept the AICPA course to meet the ethics requirement for earning or maintaining a CPA license. Please contact your state board to determine which ethics course is required to earn your license. If you are taking the text course, you must pass with a score of 90 percent or higher to qualify towards earning your CPA license or you must pass with a score of 70 percent or higher to earn CPE credit towards maintaining your existing license.
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Author

Catherine R. Allen, CPA

Cathy Allen, CPA formed Audit Conduct, LLC in 2005 to help CPA firms comply with an array of auditor independence and professional ethics rules. Uniquely experienced, she develops numerous AICPA courses on professional ethics, independence, and related topics, provides specialized training, and advises firms on critical independence matters and quality controls. She's served as an expert witness on CPA professional conduct.

Publisher

American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting.

The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.

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CREDIT INFO
CPE credits
Text: 8.0, Online: 8.0
NASBA Field of Study
Regulatory Ethics
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Course acronym
PECOMP
Group Pricing
Product number: GT-PECOMP
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