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For business consultants, ethics are central to the values and services they offer clients. Learn about the significant impact of ethics on professional conduct within the consulting area.
While consultants are not employees, they are expected to adhere to a high ethical code of conduct with the clients and organizations they serve. Every day, consultants are faced with unique ethical challenges to navigate, from business deals and tax issues, to performance management and professional standards.
It is essential that you have the right knowledge and skills to offer sound ethical judgment as a business advisor. In this online course, you will engage with interactive case studies, theory and real-life events to better understand the importance of ethics for consultants.
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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.
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.
For many executives, ethical decisions can be challenging. Learn why it’s important for CFOs to embrace ethics in choices that have repercussions not only for themselves, but organizations and the public as well.
The subject of corporate social responsibility (CSR) resonates throughout today’s business community. Get a sense of recent CSR developments, the important impact they have on business and the role of the accounting profession in CSR.
Member Development and Support
It’s said that a crisis brings out the best in people and, in most cases, that’s true. But there is a dark side to tough times, as fraudsters prey on people who are uncertain and looking for easy answers.
March 18, 2020
The federal government’s actions and fiscal support to address the widespread and devastating economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic are welcomed by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).
Listen to this special edition Practitioner’s Pulse webinar where we answer some frequently asked questions around practice management issues and some key financial reporting and auditing implications of COVID-19.