COL06 – Ethics

Course Presenter: Lynette Rautenbach

Duration: 5 hrs

Maximum Attendees: 30

Course Level: Beginners/Intermediate

Costs: (FCS Clients, NIPA, ICAN) N$ 1,700.00

Costs: (all others) N$ 2,260.00

Aimed at: All trainees, Company Secretarial Staff, Directors of Companies, Members of Close Corporations; Practicing Accountants and Auditors, Financial Managers and Accountants

This presentation not only covers the aspects of ethics that is required to be understood by trainee accountants but it also serves as a guideline for all accountants whether in public practice or not, about the one aspect that is currently very much under scrutiny, namely ethics in the accounting profession.

The presentation will address the following:

  • What ethics are and why it is important;
  • Building reputation and trust through ethics in your career in business
  • Drivers of ethical choices and consequences of ethical failure
  • How different values underpin behaviour in the workplace
  • Application of ethical principles to scenarios that typically arise in the accounting industry
  • Practical tools to enhance ethical behaviour
  • Making ethical decisions in complex situations
  • Role and responsibility of the accountant in ensuring ethical and effective governance in an organisation
  • Role and responsibility of the manager / employee in building an ethical culture in organisations