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CPE Self-Study

Professional Ethics: The AICPA's Comprehensive Course

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

This course also explains the revised AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and conceptual framework, which all members of the AICPA must follow, and covers the basic tenets of ethical and professional conduct, the principles of ethics, and explains why the code is necessary and how it is organized.

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.

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to do the following:

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

Key Topics

  • Conceptual Framework
  • AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
  • Independence
  • Ethics
  • Acts discreditable to the profession

Who Will Benefit?

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

System Requirements

About the Authors

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.

About the 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.