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Ethics: Lies Alternative Facts

  • Instructor:

    Brian and Laura Friedrich FCPA FCGA

  • Overview:


    Brian Friedrich, LL.M, MEd, C.Dir, FCPA, FCGA
    Laura Friedrich, MSc, FCPA, FCGA

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    This course is specifically designed for the Accounting Profession.
    Please note: This course has accompanying handouts - see the handouts tab after purchasing the course.


    The goal for this session is to explore risk areas where information and messages can be presented to deceive us, and how we can fool ourselves as a result of our own implicit biases. Just as importantly, the course examines how professional skepticism fits into our obligations as CPAs within the Code of Professional Conduct, primarily by supporting the requirements for objectivity, due care and professional competence.

    Throughout the course, we will examine actual stories, and hear examples of messaging that illustrate these risks and biases. After working through the course, you should have a better understanding of common pitfalls that threaten decision-making, and have some additional tools to better meet those ethical obligations under the Code.

    EXPERT INTERVIEWS: Thanks to the following experts for participating in this course:

    Gary Hannaford FCPA, FCA, Former CEO, CPA Manitoba; IFAC IESBA Board Member 2012-2017

    Jennifer Phipps, CPA, CA, Director - Assurance Services, Leed Advisors

    CY Tay FCPA, FCGA, CFO, Green Oak Development Corp.

    TECHNICAL LEVEL: Somewhat Technical

    Chartered Professional Accountants BC, Alberta, Manitoba and New Brunswick
    Chartered Professional Accountants of Bermuda

    CLICK HERE to join the Facebook discussion group on Professional Ethics.  Interact with others or with our Instructors Brian and Laura Friedrich and ask questions or leave comments.

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    PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of our course content, once the course has been purchased, we are unable to provide refunds.

    To successfully complete your course: Listen to all modules fully and ensure that all modules and quizzes are marked as complete, then complete the final quiz and proceed to finish the course and download your completion certificate.

  • Duration:

    2.0 Hours

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