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The Ethics Hour: Deceit and the Whys Behind the Lies: Understanding Ethics

Total Credits: 1 including 1 Behavioral Ethics - Non-technical

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Ethics |  ACPEN Industry Institute
Bob Mims, CPA |  Don Minges, MBA
Course Levels:
1 Hour
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Our guidance on ethics comes from the AICPA and other groups, but it does not fully address the “why” behind ethics. Understanding what motivates people and understanding those people are key to both solving ethical dilemmas and workplace issues that can lead to greater job satisfaction and efficiency. To correct an issue, you need to delve into the root cause – the why?

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Gaining a broader understanding of human behavior and ethics beyond the regulations. If we can better understand why unethical actions occur, we can develop a greater practice of our own ethical leadership and assist in growing one’s ‘ethical intelligence.

Major Subjects
  • Understanding yourself and others in the workplace
  • How emotion plays a vital role in ethical dilemmas and in solutions
  • What are some of the various outlooks on ethics?
  • Recognizing lies
  • Managing ethics towards solutions

Course Materials


Bob Mims, CPA's Profile

Bob Mims, CPA Related Seminars and Products

Bob Mims, CPA, is an entrepreneur and accounting/management executive based in Memphis, TN. He has served as a financial consultant across various industries in the role of planning, modeling and CFO capacities.  Bob has had the privilege of serving as chair on an AICPA committee and on two FASB advisory committees.  During his ten years with the accounting firm KPMG, he was selected national instructor of the year on three occasions. 
Bob graduated from the University of Mississippi, and enjoys outdoor sports with his wife, 5 children, 2 service dogs, and a 20-pound cat named ‘Squirt’.

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 At least six (6) months of professional financial statement analysis experience.
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Professionals who want to better understand ethical issues.
Original Recording Date 12/01/2022
Yellow Book No
Course Developer The Knowledge Institute, LLC
Date Added to Catalog 11/09/2022

Additional Information

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Instructional Delivery Method

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Course Registration Requirements

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Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 44


Jean S - Troy, Michigan

"One of the better Ethics courses I've attended."

Emmanuel O

"It was a wonderful program."

Audrey P

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Catherine S - Grand Rapids, Michigan

"Very engaging approach to ethics study. I took a lot of notes!"