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Awful Ethical Dilemmas – Bringing it to Life, featuring J. Michael Inzina and Don Minges

Total Credits: 1 including 1 Behavioral Ethics - Non-technical

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Ethics |  ACPEN Industry Institute
Don Minges, MBA |  J. Michael Inzina
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1 Hour
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Professional Codes of Conduct make Ethics seem easy and clear cut. However, this is not so in real life. This session discusses five cases where the ethics is not so clear cut.  What should be considered?  We will explain how you can be more diligent and maintain awareness of ethical issues to become more effective and enhance the reputation of the profession.    

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • To gain a stronger understanding of ethical concerns and understand how to effectively deal with ethical dilemmas

Major Subjects
  • Following the letter of the Code versus following the spirit of the Code
    • Preparing for conflicts of interest
    • Document your analysis of the situations
  • Five (5) case study examples

Course Materials


Don Minges, MBA's Profile

Don Minges, MBA Related Seminars and Products

Don Minges, MBA, is a fractional CFO who works in diverse industries at various development stages.  His expertise is in profitability enhancement, strategic planning, venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, consulting, turnarounds, economic forecasting, cost accounting and financial analysis.  Don has experience raising equity for several growing firms and has invested equity capital into promising businesses.  He has served on the Board of Directors for many firms.  He graduated with highest honors from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke.

J. Michael Inzina's Profile

J. Michael Inzina Related Seminars and Products

J. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA is president and CEO of Audit Litigation Training and Efficiency Consulting, Inc. (ALTEC), a consulting company serving the accounting and auditing community in audit efficiency, training, ethics and litigation support.  In 2020 he retired from public practice after forty-four years, concentrated in governments, financial institutions, public utilities and nonprofit organizations.  Mike holds a BBA in accounting from the University of Louisiana (Monroe), where he graduated summa cum laude in May 1976.  He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Society of Louisiana CPAs, the Association of Government Accountants and the GFOA, and earned the CEA in governmental in 1990.  He was awarded the Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) designation in 1996, and the Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation in 2012.  Mike is a past chapter president and member of the Society of Louisiana CPAs Board of Directors and served two terms as chairman of the Governmental Positive Enforcement Program of the Louisiana State Board of CPAs.  He has served on numerous committees of the Society of Louisiana CPAs, and presently is a member and past chairman of its Ethics committee.              

Mike has twice served as a member of the AICPA Professional Ethics Executive Committee (1986-1989, and 2000-2003), and served as a member of the AICPA Auditing Standards Board from 1997 to 2000. From 1986 to 1993, he served as a member of AICPA Independence and Behavioral Standards Subcommittee, and was Subgroup Chairman of the Governmental Technical Standards Committee.  During this time he conducted numerous investigations of complaints filed by federal, state and local agencies alleging substandard performance of audits of governmental and nonprofit entities, and represented the Professional Ethics Division at hearings of the Joint Regional Trial Board.

He contributed to the GASB Statement 34 Implementation Guide, AICPA Statement of Position 98-3, the industry audit and accounting guide Audits of State and Local Governmental Units, the AICPA Practice Aid to SAS 99 (fraud) and assisted in revisions to the Louisiana Governmental Audit Guide and in drafting state legislation affecting governmental accounting and auditing requirements. He has served as technical consultant and instructor for the Louisiana Division of Administration (Office of Community Development), and as consultant to the Louisiana Department of Education.  Mike frequently appears as moderator and panelist on the Accountants CPE Network.                             

He has been named thirteen times as an Outstanding Discussion Leader by the American Institute of CPAs and the Louisiana, South Carolina and West Virginia state societies.  He received a Special Recognition Award from the Society of Louisiana CPAs Board 


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Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Corporate Financial Managers
Original Recording Date


Yellow Book No
Course Developer John L. Daly
Date Added to Catalog 02/10/2023

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Overall:      5

Total Reviews: 3


James R - Tipton, Iowa

"Great course!"