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Please note that this is a "text-based", not a "video-based" course. The materials are downloaded by the user, read and absorbed, and then the user takes the review and final assessment online at Illumeo as usual, where, once passed, all CPE is tracked and kept for long-term reference.

This 4-hour course is designed to meet the 4-hour Ethics CPE requirement for Illinois CPAs. It provides an overview of ethical thought along with the core values of the CPA profession and the application of these values to ethical reasoning. The Illinois statutes and rules regarding continuing professional education and peer review as well as the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct are covered in detail. Case studies are utilized throughout the course to emphasize material.

Review Questions and Final Exam are completed under section "Review and Test".

Learning Objectives

  • Discover and define ethics from an overall and professional perspective.
  • Explore and describe the Illinois statutes and rules governing continuing professional education and peer review.
  • Discover and describe the ethical standards contained in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
Last updated/reviewed: May 12, 2022

5 Reviews (20 ratings)Reviews

Member's Profile
This information was great and very well put together. The materials will be very valuable to refer to if needed in the future as well.
Anonymous Author
The course was very easy to follow and the layout was great. A lot of reference materials. I loved the examples and case studies.
Anonymous Author
The course provided the necessary information and examples associated with a CPA in public practice and in business.
Member's Profile
A thorough presentation of ethical issues. Covers areas of immediate importance.
Member's Profile
Very thorough information. Glad I took this course.


Course Complexity: Intermediate

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
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Course Syllabus
Course Materials
  PDFProfessional Ethics for Illinois CPAs
Review and Test