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Cognitive Biases for Accountants

ID: 61051
Tuesday July 30, 2024 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Topics: Ethics + Professional Standards
NON-MEMBERS$111.25
MEMBERS$89.00
YOUR PRICE$111.25

The course provides a concise overview 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 blindspots in your "mental firmware". This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event. 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

Who will benefit: 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.

This webcast is hosted on CPA Crossing platform. Attendees will receive instructions on how to attend the webcast via e-mail.