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Ethics – A Line in the Sand. Implications for Daily Business

Total Credits: 4 including 4 Behavioral Ethics - Non-technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Ethics |  Industry |  Partner Produced |  Professional Development
James T. Lindell, CPA, CSP, CGMA, MBA
Course Levels:
4 Hours
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Ethical behavior continues to be a problem in society and even in the CPA ranks. "Ethics - A Line in the Sand" looks at the behavioral issues that influence how CPA's act. The course will address why individuals make ethical blunders, the state of ethical conduct in business organizations, the relationship between strong cultures, policy and procedures and successful ethical work environments. In addition, the course will highlight the one behavior to watch for as an indicator of potential ethical violations.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize that we must increase our understanding of one another, and how daily actions can support or detract from ethical business cultures
  • Learn the main driver of unethical behavior
  • Understand how to increase ethical behavior in organizations
  • Implications for young employees entering the workforce

Major Subjects
  • Recognize the underlying drivers of individual ethical behavior
  • Identify the relationship between ethics and integrity
  • Highlight ethical trends in businesses throughout the world
  • Review high profile ethics lapses in recent years

Course Materials


James T. Lindell, CPA, CSP, CGMA, MBA's Profile

James T. Lindell, CPA, CSP, CGMA, MBA Related Seminars and Products


Thorsten Consulting Group, Inc.

Jim Lindell is President of Thorsten Consulting, a strategic and financial consulting firm that offers professional speaking, training, and executive coaching. Over the past two decades, Jim has delivered over 5,000 hours of C-suite executive coaching. His professional experience includes Chief Financial Officer, VP-Finance, Corporate Controller, and Corporate Assistant Controller. Industries include manufacturing, healthcare, not-for-profit, distribution, and food processing.

Jim is a CPA and has received the Certified Speaking Professional designation, the highest earned designation from the National Speakers Association. Jim is a Vistage Chairman (Executive Coach and Facilitator) and responsible for two groups in the Milwaukee area.

Jim has authored Controller as Business Manager, Controllers Annual Update (Best Seller,) Analytics and Big Data for Accountants, and many other courses on strategic and financial leadership. Jim has been published by the AICPA and Wiley.

Jim is a twelve-time recipient of the AICPA’s Outstanding Discussion Leader Award.


Tue, Mar 12, 2024 - 08:00am to 11:42am MDT
Tue, Mar 26, 2024 - 02:00pm to 05:42pm MDT
Sat, Mar 30, 2024 - 08:00am to 11:42am MDT
Tue, Apr 02, 2024 - 08:00am to 11:42am MDT
Tue, Apr 23, 2024 - 08:00am to 11:42am MDT
Tue, May 14, 2024 - 08:00am to 11:42am MDT
Sat, May 25, 2024 - 08:00am to 11:42am MDT
Tue, May 28, 2024 - 02:00pm to 05:42pm MDT
Tue, Jun 04, 2024 - 08:00am to 11:42am MDT
Tue, Jun 25, 2024 - 08:00am to 11:42am MDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information


An open mind

Advanced Preparation


Designed For

All individuals that need ethics for continuing education

Original Recording Date


Yellow Book


Course Developer

James Lindell

Date Added to Catalog


Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199). 

Official Registry Statement

Business Professionals' Network, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Please contact the ACPEN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer. 



Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 193


Julie K - Caledonia, Michigan

"Excellent speaker; interesting and relevant topics to current events; good presentation and thoughts to reflect on"

Carla H

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Tom R - RIDGEFIELD, Connecticut

"Well done!"

Scott S - Wyoming, Minnesota

"Best ethics course I have taken in a long time."

Mark F - San Antonio, Texas

"James did an outstanding job. His commentary was very refreshing to hear. Best ethics class I have attended."

Takashi O

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Jon R

"Instructor was very good and knowledgeable. Lot's of good current examples."

Marjorie S

"This course in Ethics was extremely well presented and contained more relevant information than other Ethics course I have taken over the years."

David H

"Very good presentation"

Merlyn F

"Good examples and guidance."