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Unethical behavior can ruin professional careers, and could result in fines, penalties, or even a loss of licensure. This course focuses on the risks faced by those that work in either public accounting or industry.

Course Highlights:

  • Introduction to the concept of ethics
  • Examples of handling moral dilemmas
  • Steps in making ethical decisions
  • The importance of ethics in internal controls
  • The risk of a CPA’s fiduciary duty and other responsibilities
  • Role of the AICPA and SEC in monitoring ethical behavior

 

NOTE:
This course is approved by the Virginia Board of Accountancy (VBOA) to satisfy the Virginia-specific ethics requirement. After completing the course, please fill the required "Ethics Course 2022 Evaluation Form" provided in supporting material and submit by sending to (support@illumeo.com).

Reference:
https://boa.virginia.gov/individual-cpas/cpe/vboa-approved-ethics-course/ethics-course-evaluation/

Learning Objectives

  • Discover and describe the foundation of ethical behavior.
  • Explore and analyze moral and ethical dilemmas faced in day-to-day situations.
  • Identify and explain important principles underlying ethical decision-making.
Last updated/reviewed: May 11, 2022

10 Reviews (37 ratings)Reviews

5
Member's Profile
Ms. Louis presented the topic very clearly and intelligently. I enjoyed learning various historic aspects of ethics and the case studies in business.
3
Member's Profile
It did not seem that the presenter was working from a prepared script. This caused her style to lack smoothness which I found distracting.
4
Anonymous Author
The video course was good but I felt like the slides did not include all the information that was lectured on in the video.
5
Member's Profile
I love the new format of the ethics seminar - way more information on philosophy and ethics and decision making
5
Member's Profile
The training is very informative and helpful for practical application in day-to-day job for CPA practitioners.
5
Anonymous Author
Great course! All of the learning objectives were covered throughout the videos and the final exam was fair.
5
Anonymous Author
Helpful refresher on the ethical environment CPAs operate under and common pitfalls
5
Anonymous Author
Easy to follow. Good presenter. I liked the down to Earth examples provided.
5
Anonymous Author
Very good instructor covering various aspects and useful examples and cases.
4
Anonymous Author
Nice to see this new approach for the VA Ethics CPE requirement.

Prerequisites

Course Complexity: Foundational

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
This course is designed for Public and industry accountants at all levels interested in General Ethics.

Education Provider Information

Company:
Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact:
For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
  14:12Introduction to General Ethics for CPAs - 2022 Virginia Approved
  11:31Introduction to the Concept of Ethics
  11:54Business Ethics
  13:17Culture of Integrity
  19:40Theory of Moral Development
  9:54Steps in Making Ethical Decisions
  10:18The Importance of Ethics in Internal Controls
  8:36The Dilemma of Fiduciary Duty and CPA Responsibilities
CONTINUOUS PLAY
  1:39:22General Ethics for CPAs - 2022 Virginia Approved
SUPPORTING MATERIAL
  PDFSlides: General Ethics for CPAs - 2022 Virginia Approved
  PDFGeneral Ethics for CPAs - 2022 Virginia Approved Glossary/ Index
  PDFREQUIRED: Ethics Course 2022 Evaluation Form
REVIEW AND TEST
  quizREVIEW QUESTIONS
 examFINAL EXAM