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Webinar (CPA Crossings): Cognitive Biases for Accountants

Description

The course provides a concise of cognitive biases – thinking errors and “brain bugs” that may distort perceptions, compromise ethics, trigger inaccurate judgments, and spark illogical interpretations in your accounting work. Discover the most common types of cognitive biases in the profession, and how to recognize and address these flaws and blindspots in your “mental firmware”.

This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Learning Objectives

After attending this presentation you will be able to…

  • Raise awareness of unconscious biases that may unintentionally impact your judgment and ethical practices
  • Evaluate heuristics — or mental shortcuts — that allow people to make decisions quickly and efficiently, but may lead individuals astray in their thought process
  • Discover how to spot and counter biases to help maintain objectivity
Major Topics

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • What are cognitive biases?
  • Common judgment biases in the accounting profession
  • Professional judgment frameworks
  • How to use psychology to your advantage
  • Simple and pragmatic steps to overcome bias


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Provider
CPA Crossings, LLC
Course Level
Overview
CPE Field of Study
Behavioral Ethics
2
Who Should Attend

Practitioners who want to improve their decisions by developing an awareness of the biases that may affect their thought process and problem-solving, both personally and professionally.

Instructor(s)
Garrett Wasny
Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

This webinar is produced by CPA Crossings. You will receive your login link/instructions and Certificate of Attendance directly from this third-party vendor. It is important that you review your COCPA confirmation for details on receiving your login instructions and COA from said vendor.

Location
Webinar
Event Information
When
May 19, 2021
7:30 am - 9:30 am MDT
Location
Webinar
Total CPE Credits
2
Format
Webinar

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Webinar (CPA Crossings): Cognitive Biases for Accountants


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