Academic Integrity PLEDGE Discussion:
Let’s discuss why ethics and professional conduct are so important in the accounting professions and why you should start behaving ethically in your graduate studies.
· Students who respond to this discussion question early, should perform an Internet search to locate the Code of Ethics of an accounting or financial management professional organization.
· Select an association/organization you have not previously discussed in another course or was already selected by another student in this course.
· Identify a few of the key codes and or responsibilities of ethical and professional conduct.
· Discuss their importance and how you, as students can model these behaviors.
Some major professional accounting associations/organizations include (you may also select accounting or financial management associations not listed):
American Accounting Association
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Institute of Industrial Accountants
Institute of Management Accountants