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Total Credits: 2 including 2 Behavioral Ethics - Non-technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry
Tommy Stephens
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2 Hour
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From the dawn of the Digital Age, ethical issues – with no easy solutions – have existed. These include questions relating to privacy, workers’ rights, and intellectual property. And, as technology advances, more issues are sure to arise. In this session, you will learn about the emerging field of technoethics and what you can do to promote ethical behavior in your organization, particularly as it relates to technology. You will also learn about some of the more notable technoethics lapses that have occurred, the fallout resulting from them, and how they could have been prevented.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this session, you should be able to:

  • Promote behavior ethics within your organization
  • Examining key provisions of accountants’ Code of Ethics
  • Identify notable technoethics issues and cases
  • Create a culture that advances ethics

Major Subjects
  • Differentiating between laws, morals, and ethics
  • Examining key provisions of accountants’ Code of Ethics
  • Reviewing notable technoethics issues and cases
  • Creating a culture that advances ethics

Course Materials


Tommy Stephens Related seminars and products: 46

Thomas G. Stephens, Jr., received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree (Major in Accounting) from Auburn University in 1985.  Upon graduation, Mr. Stephens began working for an Atlanta-based public accounting firm.  After earning his designation as a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Stephens worked for BellSouth Corporation in Atlanta as an Internal Auditor.  After two years as an auditor, he was promoted to Staff Manager and then Operations Manager of the Internal Audit Group.  In 1991, he transferred to the Comptrollers’ department of BellSouth and served as Manager of the Cost Accounting organization.   While working full-time at BellSouth Corporation, Mr. Stephens also attended graduate school, earning a Masters of Science (Major in Finance) from Georgia State University in 1992.

Mr. Stephens left BellSouth in 1994 and opened his public accounting practice in the metropolitan Atlanta area.  In his practice, Mr. Stephens provides accounting, tax, and consulting services to individuals and a wide variety of small and emerging businesses.  Additionally, in 1995 he began authoring and presenting continuing professional education courses to accounting and finance professionals.  In 2003, Mr. Stephens affiliated with K2 Enterprises and in 2007 he joined the firm as a partner. To date, he has lectured nationally on subjects such as internal controls for small businesses, technology strategies, computer hardware and software applications, tax strategies and compliance, and financial accounting standards and applications.  Over the past twenty-two years, Mr. Stephens has presented over 2,100 educational sessions to over 61,000 participants nationwide.

Presently, Mr. Stephens resides in Woodstock, Georgia where, in addition to his association with K2 Enterprises, he provides consulting services to small businesses and CPA firms.  In addition to an active professional career, Mr. Stephens enjoys an active personal life as well.  He and Michelle – his wife of thirty-one years – have two children.  His hobbies include snow skiing, fishing, and running.  Additionally, Mr. Stephens maintains professional memberships with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and is a past member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.


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Sat, Mar 27, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:50pm EDT
Mon, Apr 12, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:50pm EDT
Fri, Apr 23, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:50am EDT
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Sat, Jul 10, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:50pm EDT
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Fri, Sep 03, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:50pm EDT
Tue, Sep 21, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:50pm EDT
Mon, Oct 11, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:50pm EDT
Sat, Oct 23, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:50am EDT
Wed, Nov 03, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:50pm EDT
Mon, Nov 22, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:50pm EST
Sat, Dec 11, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:50pm EST
Tue, Dec 28, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:50am EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Original Recording Date 06/01/2020
Date Added to Catalog 06/17/2020
Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For All
Course Developer K2 Enterprises
Yellow Book No

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