Ethics for Accountants: Michigan
Credit Hours: 2
CPE Category: Regulatory Ethics: Technical
Requires Prerequisites or Advanced Preparation: No
Delivery Method: PDF
Instructor: Beacon Hill Financial Educators
This Beacon Hill Financial Educators course meets the two-hour, annual ethics CPE requirement for CPAs in Michigan. It covers current issues and special topics in ethics in the accounting profession and provides an overview of the current edition of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct. The Michigan Board of Accountancy Occupational Code, Professional Conduct Section, and related Administrative Rules are included in the Appendix.
This course will cover the following topics:
- Define ethics in the context of being ethical versus acting ethically.
- Identify the types of accounting services in which the fiduciary standard applies.
- Differentiate between rules-based, principles-based, and objectives-oriented accounting.
- Interpret recent ethical inquires received by the AICPA.
- Recognize the primary components that serve as the foundation of the AICPA ethical standards.
- Recognize the AICPA Principles of the Code of Professional Conduct.
- Recognize the AICPA Rules of the Code of Professional Conduct.