ISCPA Ethics: Creating an Ethical Organizational Culture

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  • Location
    • Your Computer
  • Credits
    • 2.00
  • Credit Type(s)
    • Ethics - general or Idaho-State-Specific (2.00)
  • Prerequisites
    • ISCPA Membership

  • Vendor
    • *** ISCPA ***
  • Level
    • Update
  • Fields of Study
    • Ethics
  • Message
    • When & Where You Want


Exclusive ISCPA Member Benefit

Bret Hood is a financial crimes, ethics, money laundering and leadership expert with 25 years experience in the Federal Bureau of Investigation. During his career, Bret has worked on some of the most infamous cases in American history to include 9/11, the Oklahoma City Bombing and the multi-billion dollar HealthSouth fraud case. Join Bret for a discussion about how truly ethical you are. Throughout this presentation you will discover how your brain can betray you (and what to do about it), reflect on your patterns of decision making and discover how good people do bad things.

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For ISCPA members who have remitted their 2020 membership dues. Please read through the objectives to ensure you register for the correct version of this webinar.


Idaho General Ethics CPE Requirement: (for most ISCPA members)

  • Starting the 2nd year of Idaho licensure (and continuing forever thereafter) Idaho CPAs must report a minimum of 4 ethics credits every 2-year period. These ethics credits can be general, regulatory, behavioral or state-specific - as long as the certificate states they are ethics of some type.
    • Remember that Idaho has a “rolling two-year” period when regarding CPE. The oldest year “rolls off” and the newest year “rolls on,” where the totals of the prior year plus the current year must equal 4 ethics hours.   

Idaho State Specific Ethics CPE Requirement: (for those that became licensed in Idaho this year)

  • Within the 1st calendar year you become licensed in Idaho, you must report 2 Idaho-state-specific ethics credits (which covers the Idaho Accountancy Act and Rules). Your CPE certificate must state that the ethics credits were Idaho-state-specific ethics. This applies to:
    • Applicants for licensure (exam, reciprocity or transfer of grades) – this calendar year.
    • Those with a lapsed or suspended Idaho licenses seeking to be reinstated - this calendar year.
    • Those with an inactive or retired license seeking re-entry - this calendar year. 
      • If you do not fall within one of the three categories above, you need general ethics credits, not Idaho-state-specific.

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  • Determine whether you need general ethics credits or Idaho-state-specific ethics credits.
  • We strongly encourage you to run these test in advance of your webinar by clicking here
  • Upon successful registration, you may gain access to this webinar by going to "My CPE" and then clicking on upcoming courses & events.
  • Groups - if you have a group that would like to watch together, please email a list of attendees and the name of the group admin to Gwynne. She will create the required paperwork and send the admin the information needed to proceed. Please note this requires a minimum of 2 business days notice.

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Michael Hood

Bret Hood

After serving 25 years as a Special Agent in the FBI, Michael “Bret” Hood became the director of 21st Century Learning & Consulting, LLC upon his retirement in 2016. During his tenure with the FBI, Bret led and served in three different divisions finishing his career by spending the last four years as an adjunct professor of leadership and ethics for the University of Virginia at the prestigious FBI National Academy.

In 2010, Bret was selected to be part of an elite team tasked to develop a new executive leadership program for the FBI. As such, Bret joined the FBI Academy staff in 2012 and created unique and interactive courses on the psychology behind leadership, executive leadership, crisis leadership, ethical leadership, and contemporary issues in leadership. Bret is also a federal court certified expert in financial crimes and money laundering. Currently, Bret serves as an Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) faculty member and is also a forensic accounting professor for the University of Virginia and Mt. St. Mary’s University. In 2018, Bret was rated as the top instructor at the ACFE’s headline event, the Global Fraud Conference, which had over 3,500 attendees and over 50 instructors.

Since 2000 (both with the FBI and post-retirement), Bret has taught Fortune 500 companies as well as top executives for various government entities on such topics as leadership, ethics, fraud, compliance, risk assessment, risk management, interviewing, and crisis leadership. Bret is known for his unique and interactive approach to teaching where he triggers deep individual thoughts about different topics and how they can be applied to current situations and dilemmas. Bret has over 100 references who claim that his courses are the best courses they have ever taken.

Bret is the author of the critically acclaimed books, Eat More Ice Cream: A Succinct Leadership Lesson for Each Week of the Year & Get Off Your Horse! 52 Succinct Leadership Lessons from U.S. Presidents.

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