Professional ethics: New challenges and how to meet them The ethics of professionals, including CPAs, is increasingly in the spotlight. How can you make sure you are making the best ethical choices, and helping your organization maintain an ethical culture? In this half-day workshop, you will: learn about ethical decision-making frameworks work through case studies be part of a lively discussion on your personal responsibility as a CPA and business person Karen Wensley, who teaches ethics at the University of Waterloo in Canada and writes the monthly ethics column for CPA Magazine, will help you improve your ability to work through the nuances of ethical dilemmas, and to convince your peers, clients and bosses to act ethically. Course outline/description: Part 1 – What is involved in making an ethical decision? the importance of ethics to CPAs frameworks to identify and make the best decision how to convince others to act ethically when you are under pressure to do otherwise Part 2 – Ethical Leadership an ethical culture how you can help create an ethical organization Both parts include some lecture, case studies and discussion. Course learning objectives: sharpen your ability to identify ethical issues improve your analytic reasoning through assessing alternative courses of action enhance your ability to convince others to do the right thing identify common ways we rationalize unethical behaviour learn about strategies for improving the ethical culture of your organization Target Audience: CPAs CEOs attorneys directors HR managers Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Time: 7:00am – Continental Breakfast 8:00am – Course start 12:00pm – Buffet Lunch 4 CPD Hours Location: Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre Registration Fee: $75USD – CPA members $100USD – Non members Karen Wensley teaches business ethics at the University of Waterloo and writes the monthly ethics column for CPA Magazine. She is also the author of the book The Power of Personal Branding for Career Success, and is a frequent speaker on both ethics and personal branding. Register now.