Today’s Corporate Ethical Culture

Field: Behavioral Ethics | Delivery Method: Self Study | CPE Hours: 2.0

The topic of ethics has seemed to permeate every aspect of today's business operations, including occupying a significant spot in today's business and professional curriculum. Yet, with all the discussion and awareness on the topic, why is it that significant ethical dilemmas and incidents continue to impact our daily lives?

We often get caught between our independent ethical duty, the legal or compliance viewpoint of an issue and managements concerns surrounding attention and reputation.

This course delves into understanding the concepts behind ethics and utilize that understanding to evaluate scenario issues that may impact your workplace. We take a practical look at the variables involved in creating and maintaining an ethical culture and identifying how internal audit can impact those variables. We also evaluate the evolving role of technology and ethics and how social media has impacted the view of ethical behavior.

  • Lessons learned from ethical issues and dissecting the true meaning of Ethics.
  • Ethics 101 – Understanding the psychology behind ethics
  • Risk factors for identifying ethical dilemmas
  • Examination of scenario incidents and the impact on governance process.
  • How Corporate Governance issues impact Ethical concepts and the Internal Auditors Role.


Learning Objectives
  • Explore lessons learned from ethical issues of the past.
  • Identify the true meaning of ethics.
  • Explore the psychology behind ethics including:
  • Risk factors for identifying ethical dilemmas.
  • Examination of scenario incidents and the impact on governance process.
  • Explore how corporate governance issues impact ethical concepts


Field: Behavioral Ethics
Delivery Method: Self-Study
CPE Hours: 2.0
Format: Video


Your Instructor


Lynn Fountain
Lynn Fountain

Consultant, CPA, CGMA, CRMA, MBA, Past Chief Audit Executive

Business Consultant, Trainer, Author


Ms. Fountain has over 40 years of experience spanning public accounting, industry accounting and consulting. Sixteen years of that experience has been in the field of internal audit, risk managment and process improvement. She is well adept to assist your organization evaluate business strategy, perform risk assessments, establish a Sarbanes-Oxley process, synergizing internal audit processes or perform process improvement projects.


As a past corporate executive Lynn has a passion for working with professionals to enhance their processes and provide leading edge education. She has authored and delivered hundreds of training courses for accounting, finance and audit professionals. Her training is filled with not just theory but real world application.


Ms. Fountain has authored three technical publications:

-Leading the Internal Audit Function 

-Raise the Red Flag

-Ethics and the Internal Auditor's political dilemma


Lynn is a recognized leader in the internal audit profession as well as a recognized business professional.  


Ms. Fountain obtained her BSBA from Pittsburg State University and her MBA from Washburn University in Kansas. She has active, current CPA, CGMA, and CRMA credentials.


https://www.lynnfountain.net/


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