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Thursday, July 13, 2017

When Unethical Behavior Becomes Business As Usual: What Do You Do?

Start Date: 7/13/2017 1:00 PM EDT
End Date: 7/13/2017 3:00 PM EDT

Organization Name: NABA, Inc.

NABA Member Service
Phone: 888-571-2939

Format  | CPE Hours/Field of Study | Prerequisites | Level
Webcast 2.0  hrs - Behavioral Ethics None   Basic

Organizations are complex and often stressful. From the corporate world to the nonprofit landscape, organizations are often juggling a tremendous amount of pressure and sometimes policies can get pushed to the side. What would you do if your boss or co-worker asked you to do something unethical in order to be more efficient? How would you handle it? Who would you tell if anyone at all? This webinar will explore these questions and the science behind ethical decision-making and the importance of following your gut when stressful decisions.

The session speaker is Dr. Kelly Richmond Pope, Associate Professor of Accounting at DePaul University. Dr. Pope will pull from her fraud research and experiences interview white-collar offenders, whistle-blowers and victims of fraud to offer this interactive webinar.

Upon completion of this webcast, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss ethical decision making models in stressful situations
  • Analyze and apply the fast and furious heuristics to real-world cases
  • Review the fraud triangle and apply to real-world cases
Who should
Mid-level to upper level employees with an accounting, finance, management or human resource background.
Focus Area(s):
All (Public Accounting, Business & Industry, Leadership, Academia & Government)
About the speaker:
Kelly Richmond Pope is an Associate Professor in the School of Accountancy and MIS at DePaul University in Chicago, IL and founder of Helios Digital Learning, Inc. She is a recognized expert in the forensic accounting field and has conducted forensic accounting seminars around the world for universities, corporations and governmental entities including the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and the Securities Commission Malaysia.

Kelly is the creator and executive producer of the award winning educational white-collar crime documentary Crossing the Line: Ordinary People Committing Extraordinary Crime. Her in-process documentary, All the Queen’s Horses which chronicles the largest municipal fraud in U.S. history, was selected to participate in the Tribeca Film Institute Industry Market forum in 2016. She was also selected by the TED Ed team to develop a teaching lesson on “How People Rationalize Fraud” which can be found on the TED Ed website.
Kelly is a board member of the Illinois CPA Society, a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and serves of the finance committee for Mercy Hospital. Additionally, she serves on the Governing Council of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) for a 3-year term.

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Closed: 7/12/2017 3:00 PM

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