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Providing Ethical Leadership: Learning to be the Best Version of Yourself

Total Credits: 1.2 including 1.2 Personal Development

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Personal Development
Allison M. McLeod, LL.M., CPA
Course Levels:
1.2 Hour
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This course will examine certain qualities a leader must exhibit to set an ethical tone from the top.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Examine critical qualities of an ethical leader.
  • Discuss extraordinary examples of ethical behavior from ordinary people.
  • Take away action steps for increasing your ethical presence in your workplace.

Major Subjects
  • Examining the lives of ordinary people whose moral courage had a significant impact on those around them.
  • How anyone, irrespective of their role in an organization, can inspire others to embrace ethical attitudes.
  • Showing how even simple actions can outsized effect on a person’s sphere of influence.

Course Materials


Allison M. McLeod, LL.M., CPA's Profile

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Allison M. (Yee) McLeod, LL.M., JD, CPA, is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.   She received Bachelor of Business Administration and Juris Doctor degrees from Baylor University, and a Master of Legal Letters (LL.M.) degree specializing in Taxation from the Southern Methodist University School of Law. Professor McLeod has also studied British and Art History at the University of Sussex, England. 

Prior to joining the UNT faculty in 2010, Professor McLeod held the position of Director of Tax Planning and IRS Audits for Lehigh Hanson North America, a major manufacturer of cement, aggregates and other building materials. Her practice included both federal and international tax planning. Professor McLeod also spent thirteen years specializing in Tax Planning with the JCPenney Corporation, Inc., and two years with Deloitte & Touche in Dallas.

Professor McLeod has taught at the university level graduate classes on Ethics, Tax Research, Multi-jurisdictional Taxation and Corporate Income Tax.   She also lectures in Financial Accounting and Individual Taxation on an undergraduate level.  She has taught at the UNT College of Law as adjunct faculty and works part-time at the law firm of Grable Martin Fulton, PLLC.   Since 2011, Professor McLeod has been honored to present live and on-line ethics CPE classes to CPAs across the nation.  She also serves as an expert witness in accounting malpractice cases and maintains a small private practice serving individuals and small businesses.  Professor McLeod has also taught at the University of North Texas College of Law as adjunct faculty.  She is currently serving on the Professional Ethics Committee of the Texas Society of CPAs.

Professor McLeod is licensed to practice law by the State Bar of Texas since 1992 and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1993.  


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Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For

Those who make difficult or significant daily decisions, or who work in fast-paced or challenging environments will benefit from this timely and insightful seminar. 

Original Recording Date 06/2022
Course Developer Allison M. McLeod
Date Added to Catalog 05/17/2022
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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

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Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 14


Kimberly B

"I thoroughly enjoyed this session/course. Thanks for a great presentation."

Mary Ann V - Cedarburg, Wisconsin

"Great practical information for everyone!"