Most people when asked would say they are an ethical person. So why is it that every month there are reports of ethical breaches at major companies? The concept of ethics is easy to understand, easy to talk about, but incredibly hard to implement on a consistent basis. In this course, we will discuss current ethical issues, and walk-through a nine-step ethical decision-making model. This course is for you if you want to discuss the nuances of ethics, debate real-life examples, and identify steps to promote a solid ethical culture in your organization.
- Analyze current ethical violations in the news
- Debate how an ethical lapse could be prevented or caught before becoming a news story
- Analyze possible choices when placed in the middle of an ethical dilemma
- Define a nine-step process to improve ethical decision-making
Jennifer Elder, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFF,
Jennifer Elder, CSP, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFF, CGMA, MS works with companies to find creative solutions to their most challenging problems. She helps financial leaders become more strategic, stay ahead of the competition, and be more successful. As a consultant and keynote speaker Jennifer is known for being energetic and enthusiastic. She has a natural talent for taking complicated topics and making them simple, practical, and immediately implementable. She has worked with the Fortune 500, US Government, State CPA Societies, and CPA firms in 48 states and 5 countries. In 2018, CPA Practice Advisor named Jennifer one of the Top 25 Women in Accounting. The AICPA and MACPA named her a “Woman to Watch” in 2015. She has been awarded Outstanding Educator by the AICPA five times. Also in 2018, Jennifer earned the designation of Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), the speaking profession’s highest earned international measure of professional platform competence. She is one of only 10 people worldwide who hold both the CPA and CSP designations.Jennifer serves on the board of the New Hampshire Society of CPAs and on the Joint AICPA/NASBA CPE Committee. When not on the road teaching, she is either on her boat on Chesapeake Bay or skiing the slopes of New Hampshire with her husband and two cats (no, the cats don’t ski!)close
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