February 20, 2024


1 Total CPE Credits


Teaching CPAs to be Better Thinkers

  • Instructor

    Toby Groves

Learning Objectives

After attending this presentation, you will be able to...

  • Identify 3 approaches to optimize mental bandwidth
  • Apply "frames-of-reference" thinking to boost judgment quality
  • Select 3 micro-habits to develop to boost thinking quality
  • Determine the best decluttering technique to achieve mental clarity
  • Identify 3 strategies that raise situational awareness
  • Apply 3 approaches that improve objectivity and skepticism
  • Identify the "deep structure" of problems
  • Apply "frames-of-reference" thinking

Major Topics

The major topics covered in this course include:

  • Decluttering your mind for clarity and mental bandwidth
  • "Micro-habits" that transform judgment and decision-making
  • A "thinking audit" process that will change your world
  • Using "gamification" to solve tough dilemmas
  • The science of trust
  • How to see patterns others don't see
  • Regulating and optimizing your mental resources
  • High-stakes decision making

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE
Personal Development

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Basic

Professional Area of Focus

  • A&A

Advanced Preparation


Intended Audience

CPAs, analysts, governance and compliance professionals interested in improving thinking quality, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.


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