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ETH/557

Accounting Ethics

Online

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$2094

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Course level: Graduate

In this course, students focus on core values of the accounting profession such as ethical reasoning, integrity, objectivity, and independence. Topics include economics, price and consumer behavior, business and accounting issues, ethics and information technology, and professional standards.

Prerequisites

This graduate level course requires proof of completion of a Bachelor's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Ethical Reasoning and Decision Making

  • Analyze the importance of applying ethical reasoning, integrity, and objectivity to the accounting profession.
  • Examine the influence of professional judgment, ethical leadership, and professional accounting standards on decision-making for accounting issues.

Organizational Ethics and Governance

  • Describe business procedures, governance components, and legal obligations that promote an ethical organizational climate and reduce accounting fraud.

Professional Judgment and Ethical Issues

  • Examine the influence of professional judgment, ethical leadership, and professional accounting standards on decision-making for accounting issues.

Fraud and Legal Obligations

  • Describe business procedures, governance components, and legal obligations that promote an ethical organizational climate and reduce accounting fraud.

Earnings Management and Accurate Reporting

  • Explain the purpose of earnings management and the motivations to manage earnings in an unethical manner.

Ethical Leadership and Professional Standards

  • Analyze the importance of applying ethical reasoning, integrity, and objectivity to the accounting profession.
  • Examine the influence of professional judgment, ethical leadership, and professional accounting standards on decision-making for accounting issues.

Why UOPX

Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

Next Steps

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