Professional Ethics for Business professionals

Welcome to our Professional Ethics Training for Business Professionals.

Understanding the role and practices of ethics is essential for business professionals. 

The highest standards of ethics are essential in today's business environment. Our experienced members of PwC's Ethics and Business Conduct Committee have worked together to deliver the contents of this course. This eLearning helps you to easily and conveniently meet your ethical training requirements while gaining verifiable Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours.

CPD requirements for all CAANZ members from 1 July 2021:

All members are required to undertake a minimum of 2 hours of verifiable ethics mandatory training per triennium. 

We’ve broken up the eLearn into four modules:

Module One

  • Understand and recognise the importance of ethics

  • Identify your ethical style

Module Two

  • Introduce you to CAANZ's Code of Ethics (COE) for Chartered Accountants

  • Learn the five fundamental principles of the Code

  • Learn the conceptual framework to identify, evaluate and address threats

Module Three

  • Learn to recognise the five key threats that the Code identifies

  • Learn to apply available safeguards to eliminate threats or reduce them to an acceptable level

  • Identify threats created from conflicts of interest

Module Four

  • Look at what the Code has to say about: 

  • Professional appointments

  • Fee and employment remuneration arrangements

  • Marketing and gifts

  • A five step approach for dealing with ethical conflicts

  • Eight social media mistakes

This course is included in the PwC Academy subscription:

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Contact us

For those interested in customised in-house Ethics training, feel free to contact us.

Grace Hamilton

PwC | Academy Product Owner

027 772 3725

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Bianca Potgieter

PwC | Academy Learning and Development coordinator

021 044 8814

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Scott McLiver

PwC | Partner

021 820 945