What you need to know

  • CPD Verifiable

    Verifiable 4 hours of Continuing Professional Development with a completion certificate provided at the end of the course.

  • Flexible Learning

    Comprised of short videos, cases, and exercises which allow you to complete the content according to your schedule, for maximum convenience.

  • Experienced Facilitator

    Offered by an experienced facilitator who has taught Continuing Professional Development courses in Ethics to more than 1,000 CPAs in Canada.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Welcome to Ethical Decision Making!
    • How to navigate in this course
    • A Welcome Message from Maureen
    • Introduction to Ethical Decision Making
    • Before we begin...
    • Exercise - When I Make Decisions
  • 2
    Module 1: The Nature of Decision Making
    • Scenario 1: A 90% Contribution Margin
    • Scenario 2: Make the Customer Pay
    • Scenario 3: Moving Production
    • The Nature of Decision Making
  • 3
    Module 2: Ethics & Ethical Theories
    • Introductory Case: for your consideration prior to the video discussion
    • Ethics & Ethical Theory: Consequentialism
    • Ethical Theories: Deontology & Virtue Ethics
  • 4
    Module 3: The Human Element
    • Case 3.1 For Consideration
    • Case 3.2 For Consideration
    • Case 3.3 For Consideration
    • The Human Element: Habits
    • The Human Element: Heuristics
    • The Human Element: Debriefing the Scenarios
    • The Human Element: Context
    • The Human Element: Cognitive Frames
    • Test your learning: Modules 1- 3
  • 5
    Module 4: Decision Making Models
    • Decision Making Models: part 1
    • Decision Making Models: part 2
    • Decision Making Models: CPA Code of Professional Conduct
  • 6
    Module 5: An Ethical Decision Making Framework
    • An Ethical Decision Making Framework: part 1
    • An Ethical Decision Making Framework: part 2
    • An Ethical Decision Making Framework: part 3
    • Case Study: Product Profitability
    • Case Study: Survey
    • Case Study: a debrief
  • 7
    Module 6: Challenges & Risks
    • Challenges: Accounting
    • Risks
  • 8
    Module 7: Ethical Intelligence
    • Ethical Intelligence
    • Test your Learning: Modules 4 - 7
    • Final Reflection exercise
    • Talking about ethics - June 2019
  • 9
    Next steps
    • Before you go...a quick survey, then watch your email for the link to your completion certificate!

Are your decisions ethical?

As professionals, we are asked to solve problems and make decisions daily. Are you confident that your decision making process includes adequate consideration of the ethical dimensions? This course explores small case scenarios to assist in building your ethical decision making skills.
Are your decisions ethical?

Pricing

Group discounts available