Events Search
  Summary & Check Out (0)
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Live Webcast

Cognitive Biases for Accountants (X2-15989)

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
webcast

Vendor Platform

2.0 CPE Credits in BE

OVERVIEW

The course provides a concise of cognitive biases – thinking errors and “brain bugs” that may distort perceptions, compromise ethics, trigger inaccurate judgments, and spark illogical interpretations in your accounting work. Discover the most common types of cognitive biases in the profession, and how to recognize and address these flaws and blind spots in your “mental firmware”.

DESIGNED FOR

Practitioners who want to improve their decisions by developing an awareness of the biases that may affect their thought process and problem-solving, both personally and professionally.

BENEFITS

After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Raise awareness of unconscious biases that may unintentionally impact your judgment and ethical practices
  • Evaluate heuristics -- or mental shortcuts -- that allow people to make decisions quickly and efficiently, but may lead individuals astray in their thought process
  • Discover how to spot and counter biases to help maintain objectivity

HIGHLIGHTS

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • What are cognitive biases?
  • Common judgment biases in the accounting profession
  • Professional judgment frameworks
  • How to use psychology to your advantage
  • Simple and pragmatic steps to overcome bias

COURSE LEVEL

Overview

PREREQUISITES

None

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

INSTRUCTOR

Garrett Wasny

Garrett Wasny

PRICING

$69.00 - Member

$79.00 - Nonmember

Pre-Registration Closed

Online pre-registration for this event is now closed.

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS

Remind me to register

Print a registration form

COURSE DEVELOPER

CPA Crossings