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24WX-0704: Mental Models for CPAs: How to Use Cognitive Frameworks (Webinar)

If you have questions about this event, please call us at 952-831-2707.

Monday, June 17, 2024
9:00am - 11:00am Central Time
2 CPE (2 non-technical)  |  2 Ethics

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This course is designed to introduce CPAs to the concept of mental models and how they can be used to improve ethical, problem-solving and decision-making skills in the accounting profession. Participants will learn about a variety of mental models, including the Map is Not the Territory, First Principles, and the 80/20 Rule, and how to apply them to financial situations. The course will also cover the importance of building a "latticework" of mental models and the limitations of mental models. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Major subjects

  • Introduction to mental models
  • Examples of mental models and their applications in behavioral ethics
  • Building a latticework of mental models
  • Limitations of mental models
  • How to apply mental models to the accounting profession
  • Case studies demonstrating the use of mental models in financial decision-making
  • Strategies for continuing to learn and expand your mental model toolkit

Learning objective(s)

  • Distinguish between mental models and explain their importance in decision-making
  • Identify and describe a variety of mental models
  • Apply mental models to financial situations
  • Recognize the importance of building a latticework of mental models
  • Recognize the limitations of mental models and seek out additional information as needed
  • Analyze case studies demonstrating the use of mental models in financial decision-making
  • Develop strategies for continuing to learn and expand your mental model toolkit

Who should take this program?

CPAs and other accounting professionals who want to improve their ethical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Fees

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More program information

Instructor Garrett Wasny, MA, CMC, CITP/FIBP
Location Online
Area
of study
Ethics
Field(s)
of study
Behavioral Ethics - Non-Technical (2.0)
Level Overview
Format Group Internet Based
Sponsor CPA Crossings, LLC
NASBA ID#: 108744
Prerequisites Prereq. Basic knowledge of accounting principles and practices is recommended but not required for this course.
Advance
prep
None
Cancellation
policy
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If you have questions about this event, please call us at 952-831-2707.