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This course is designed to meet the 4-hour ethics CPE requirement for Colorado CPAs.

It covers standards of professional conduct and business practices adhered to by accountants in order to enhance their profession and maximize idealism, justice and fairness when dealing with the public, clients and other members of their profession. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and its impact on business ethics and the CPA’s responsibilities are summarized.

Objectives:
  • To cover the general aspects of Professional Ethics and their need in our society.
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  • To analyze the Principles and Rules of Conduct of the AICPA.
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  • To focus on key features of corporate responsibility law (Sarbanes-Oxley Act).
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  • Outline professional ethics and conduct for Colorado CPAs.
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  • Summarize the ethical concepts promulgated in the Colorado Code of Professional Conduct.
Course Format

Upon ordering this course, you will immediately receive instructions how to download the course as an Online pdf document. Included in this email will be log-on instructions for taking the certification exam. You have one year from date of purchase to complete the course.

Exam Format

After you have completed reviewing the text material, you may take your exam in our convenient, untimed online format. Tests average 5 questions for each CPE credit offered. For example, a CPE test worth 20 credits would include about 100 questions.

A score of 70% or better is required to pass this course, although there is no limit to the number of times you may take the exam in order to pass.

CPE Certification
When you successfully pass the exam, your Certificate of Completion will be displayed on the screen. Print it out on your printer by using the “Print” command in your web browser.

Course Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None
Field of Study: Regulatory Ethics


About The Author
Dr. Jae K. Shim is one of the most prolific accounting and finance experts in the world. He is a professor of accounting and finance at California State University, Long Beach and CEO of Delta Consulting Company, a financial consulting and training firm.

Dr. Shim received his M.B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Berkeley (Haas School of Business). Dr. Shim has been a consultant to commercial and nonprofit organizations for over 30 years.
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Ethics for Colorado Online course
  • Course ID:
    187541
  • Duration:
    n/a
  • Price:
    $60