April 19, 2024


1 Total CPE Credits


Bumper Sticker Ethics v. Professional Ethics

  • Instructor

    Albert Spalding

Learning Objectives

  • Consider the underlying moral philosophies that inform typical ethics statements such as "Do the right thing."
  • Look behind the principles of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct to discover its philosophical underpinnings.
  • Examine a real world case in light of purposes and requirements of AICPA Code.
  • Evaluate the contribution of the Conceptual Framework to accountants ethical framework in real life situations.

Major Topics

  • Introduction: "Bumper Sticker Ethics"
  • Thinking About Ethics: Digging a Little Deeper
  • Compare: Principles of Professional Ethics in Accounting
  • Case Study: Frank v. Dana Corp.
  • Conclusion: The Conceptual Framework as an Ethics Resource

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE
Regulatory Ethics

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Basic

Professional Area of Focus

  • Ethics

Advanced Preparation


Intended Audience

All accounting professionals.


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