This is an ethics course for Ohio CPAs covering standards of professional conduct and business practices adhered to by accountants such as CPAs in order to enhance their profession and maximize idealism, justice and fairness when dealing with the public, clients and other members of their profession. It also presents an approach --the threats and safeguards approach –to coping with ethical dilemmas. Also included are some cases of AICPA ethics violations.Chapter 3 covers Ohio Professional Standards and Responsibilities.
Instructional Method: Self-Study
Dr. Jae K. Shim is one of the most prolific accounting and finance experts in the world. He is a professor of accounting and finance at California State University, Long Beach and CEO of Delta Consulting Company, a financial consulting and training firm. Dr. Shim received his M.B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Berkeley (Haas School of Business). Dr. Shim has been a consultant to commercial and nonprofit organizations for over 30 years.
Dr. Shim has over 50 college and professional books to his credit, including, Barron’s Accounting Handbook, Barron’s Dictionary of Accounting Terms, 2012 GAAP: Handbook of Policies and Procedures, Budgeting Basics and Beyond, 2011-2012 Corporate Controller’s Handbook of Financial Management, US Master Finance Guide, Uses and Analysis of Financial Statements, Investment Sourcebook, Dictionary of Real Estate, Dictionary of International Investment Terms, Dictionary of Business Terms, The Vest-Pocket CPA, The Vest-Pocket CFO, and the best-selling Vest-Pocket MBA.
Thirty of his publications have been translated into foreign languages such as Chinese, Spanish, Russian, Polish, Croatian, Italian, Japanese, and Korean. Professor Shim’s books have been published by CCH, Barron's, John Wiley, McGraw-Hill, Prentice-Hall, Penguins Portfolio, Thomson Reuters, Global Publishing, American Management Association (Amacom), and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).
Dr. Shim has also published numerous articles in professional and academic journals. He was the recipient of the Financial Management Association International’s 1982 Credit Research Foundation Award for his article on cash flow forecasting and financial modeling.
Dr. Shim has been frequently quoted by such media as the Los Angeles Times, Orange County Register, Business Start-ups, Personal Finance, and Money Radio. He also provides business content for CPE e-learning providers and for m-learning providers such as iPhone, iPad, iPod, Blackberry, Android, Droid, and Nokia.