Course ID: DEIEth

Ethical Considerations in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Foundations for Our Profession

This course is intended to create a foundation of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace, accounting profession and community, and begin the exploration of the impact of ethics and preconceived bias.

Instructors include:
Brian Friedrich, CPA
Clare Levison, CPA
Vivian Paige, CPA

Learning Objectives
  • Explain the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Summarize the differences between diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Evaluate one’s own biases and how they impact decision-making.
  • Apply the lenses of unconscious bias when using the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Apply the concepts of diversity, equity and inclusion to everyday dilemmas.
  • Develop new perspectives on diversity, equity and inclusion in applying critical thinking.
  • Illustrate ways to better promote diversity, equity and inclusion as part of an organization’s ethics-based culture.

Major Topics
  • Difference and defitionions of diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Ethical obligations
  • Bias overview and explanation
  • Everyday dilemmas and ways to navitage the pitfalls
  • Promoting and undertaking DEI initiatives in your organization

Who Should Attend

Licensed CPAs

Fields of Study
Regulatory Ethics



Business Learning Institute

CPE Credits


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