Ethics in an Unethical World

Ethics in an Unethical World
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2 Credits


Today we live in a sea of ethical challenges - but is that any different from any of the recent past? In this course, you will learn about the challenges all of us face on a day-to-day basis and the personal impacts of each decision we make. Examine instances where failures in ethical leadership have ruined businesses and lives of many while a few got rich, and also take a look into the drivers of unethical behavior and how we as a society reward, not punish, that behavior.



You Will Learn How To:

Determine elements of company culture that affect the ethical environment of an organization.

Discern the concepts of ethics and ethical decision-making.

Identify components and recommendations for an effective code of conduct.

Recall studies regarding unethical conduct to emphasize the prevalence of fraud and the importance of deterring it.

Recognize the warning signs that drive unethical actions.

CPE Information

This course fulfills the annual ethics CPE requirement for CFEs. Learn more about the ethics CPE requirements for CFEs.
CPE Credit: 2 Credits
NASBA Information: Behavioral Ethics
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: March 2023
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


Robert Rudloff, CFE, CIA, CRMA - Speaker


CPE Credit

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