Ethics for the auditor

Ethics are the core foundation of what auditors bring to the general public. Learn why it’s important to embrace ethics, and how your judgment has a significant impact on the audit profession’s values and services.

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Online On-Demand Event

Auditors are expected to demonstrate a higher level of ethics and act as an example to others in the profession. Both internal and external auditors are routinely subject to ethical dilemmas while handling the challenges of persistent stakeholders.

In this online course, you will engage with interactive case studies, theory and real-life events to learn about ethical best practices in audit and assurance, including how to develop the right knowledge and skills to maintain trust and protect the reputation of your clients or organization.

Additional options and pricing may be available. See pricing and registration for more details.


4 CPD hour(s)
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You will learn about:

  • key responsibilities for external and internal auditors
  • codes of ethics and professional codes of conduct
  • how independence is critical to the credibility of auditors
  • working ethically with different stakeholders
  • the importance of the ethics in maintaining the reputation of auditors
  • various ethical case studies from both external and internal auditor perspectives

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This material is provided for educational purposes only. Although it has been carefully prepared and reviewed, the author and Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) cannot accept legal responsibility for its contents or for any consequences arising from its use. The materials are meant to provoke and facilitate thought and reflection. The guidance provided to participants in response to these items is not to be interpreted as conclusive judgment on any specific situation and should not be directly applied to other situations.

The course will make references to CPA Ontario’s Code of Professional Conduct. If members operate in a different jurisdiction, they should understand the contents of the code of conduct in their respective province, along with any differences from CPA Ontario’s Code of Professional Conduct.

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