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    Approx. 13 hours to complete

    Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week...

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    Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

    Week
    1
    2 hours to complete

    About the Course

    2 videos (Total 6 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
    2 videos
    About Professor Curtis4m
    4 readings
    Syllabus10m
    About the Discussion Forums10m
    Update Your Profile10m
    Build a Learning Community with Social Media10m
    1 practice exercise
    Orientation Quiz30m
    3 hours to complete

    Module 1 Foundations: Professional, Professions, Professional Responsibility

    6 videos (Total 25 min), 3 readings, 7 quizzes
    6 videos
    Reflections on What is Not Professional3m
    What it Means to be Professional3m
    What is a Profession?3m
    Professional Responsibility4m
    Professional Responsibility: Interview with Gretchen Winter7m
    3 readings
    Module 1 Overview and Resources10m
    CPA Profession Exploration Exercise1h
    CPA Profession Exploration Exercise Guide10m
    7 practice exercises
    Lesson 1.1 Knowledge Check1m
    Lesson 1.2 Knowledge Check1m
    Lesson 1.3 Knowledge Check1m
    Lesson 1.4 Knowledge Check1m
    Lesson 1.5 Knowledge Check1m
    Lesson 1.6 Knowledge Check1m
    Module 1 Quiz1h
    Week
    2
    3 hours to complete

    Module 2 Foundations Part II: Values and Ethics

    7 videos (Total 26 min), 2 readings, 9 quizzes
    7 videos
    Family Experience and Personal Values2m
    Beliefs that Drive Behavior3m
    Values Conflicts4m
    Revealing Values & How We Learn Values3m
    What Are Ethics?4m
    More About Ethics6m
    2 readings
    Module 2 Overview and Resources10m
    Ethics Unwrapped Videos10m
    9 practice exercises
    Lesson 2.1 Knowledge Check1m
    Lesson 2.2 Knowledge Check1m
    Lesson 2.3 Knowledge Quiz1m
    Lesson 2.4 Knowledge Check1m
    Lesson 2.5 Knowledge Check1m
    Lesson 2.6 Knowledge Check2m
    Lesson 2.7 Knowledge Check3m
    Lesson 2.8 Knowledge Check7m
    Module 2 Quiz1h 30m
    Week
    3
    5 hours to complete

    Module 3 Debate: The Purpose of Business

    8 videos (Total 39 min), 1 reading, 8 quizzes
    8 videos
    Meet the Business Owners - Part 15m
    Adam Smith I: Personal Autonomy & the Competitive Markets of Capitalism4m
    Adam Smith II: Compassionate and Ethical Self-Interest4m
    Meet the Business Owners - Part 27m
    Who Does Corporate Management Serve5m
    Defense of Publically Motivated Corporate Actions4m
    The Moral Obligation to Maximize Shareholder Wealth3m
    1 reading
    Module 3 Overview and Resources10m
    7 practice exercises
    Lesson 3.1 Knowledge Check1m
    Lesson 3.3 Knowledge Check30m
    Lesson 3.4 Knowledge Check30m
    Lesson 3.6 Knowledge Check30m
    Lesson 3.7 Knowledge Check30m
    Lesson 3.8 Knowledge Check30m
    Module 3 Quiz1h
    Week
    4
    8 hours to complete

    Module 4 Corporate Governance: Laws, Regulators, Boards of Directors, Codes of Ethics, Ethical Culture

    12 videos (Total 41 min), 1 reading, 11 quizzes
    12 videos
    US Regulations2m
    An Economic Perspective2m
    A Different View of Corporate Governance2m
    Proactive Frameworks of Corporate Governance2m
    Board of Directors3m
    Board Committees5m
    Ethics & Compliance Programs2m
    Codes of Ethics3m
    Code and Program Effectiveness2m
    A Conversation with Jeff Lowenstein5m
    A Conversation Continued5m
    1 reading
    Module 4 Overview and Resources10m
    11 practice exercises
    Lesson 4.1 Knowledge Check30m
    Lesson 4.2 Knowledge Check30m
    Lesson 4.3 Knowledge Check30m
    Lesson 4.4 Knowledge Check30m
    Lesson 4.5 Knowledge Check30m
    Lesson 4.6 Knowledge Check30m
    Lesson 4.7 Knowledge Check30m
    Lesson 4.8 Knowledge Check30m
    Lesson 4.9 Knowledge Check30m
    Lesson 4.10 Knowledge Check30m
    Module 4 Quiz1h 30m

    Instructor

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    Susan Curtis

    Lecturer of Accountancy
    Gies College of Business

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