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Conflicts of Interest: Dealing With Ethical Dilemmas in Business and Industry

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Regulatory Ethics - Technical

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Industry |  Personal Development |  Professional Development |  Ethics |  ACPEN Industry Institute
Don Minges, MBA
Course Levels:
2 Hours
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Ethics is complicated, and conflicts of interest are more complicated. What are the various issues involved with conflicts of interest?  What does the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct say? We will discuss several seemingly ordinary, everyday conflicts of interest and how we should be more aware that conflicts of interest are common. We will discuss the ethical priorities of a CPA and how to apply them. What should you do when facing a conflict of interest?  What is the ‘secret weapon’ to help mitigate conflicts of interest?  The key to our profession remaining relevant is to maintain trust. Come and learn more about conflicts of interest and how we all can be even more trustworthy.   


Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Understand how to recognize, prepare for, mitigate and avoid conflicts of interest

Major Subjects
  • Do conflicts of interest matter? 
  • Are we aware of common conflicts of interest? 
  • What does the Code of Professional Conduct require? 
  • How to recognize Conflicts of Interest? 
  • Ethical issues regarding competence and gifts and entertainment.
  • Tradeoffs involved in dealing with conflicts of interest? 
  • Suggestions on how to avoid conflicts of interest.  

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Don Minges, MBA's Profile

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Don Minges, MBA, is a fractional CFO who works in diverse industries at various development stages.  His expertise is in profitability enhancement, strategic planning, venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, consulting, turnarounds, economic forecasting, cost accounting and financial analysis.  Don has experience raising equity for several growing firms and has invested equity capital into promising businesses.  He has served on the Board of Directors for many firms.  He graduated with highest honors from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke.


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Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites 1) At least six (6) months of work experience after college graduation, in a professional accounting, finance or similar role.  Additionally, participants with management experience will also find this seminar very useful.
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Who should attend: Corporate Financial Leaders, Corporate Financial Managers, CEOs, CFOs, Controllers, Board members, accountants, business owners, risk managers, Accounting managers, entrepreneurs, consultants, advisors and the professionals who advise them. 
Original Recording Date 04/04/2022
Course Developer The Knowledge Institute, LLC  
Date Added to Catalog 03/29/2022
Yellow Book No

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

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Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 94


Rachel P

"I appreciated the fun examples to think through ethical dilemmas that someone in a private setting may run into. Thank you!"

Mary M

"I enjoyed the course and i'm always glad to find a course related to CPAs in industry."

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Monte B

"Good Program!"