It is extremely important for students to be taught the importance of ethics early in their studies. Ethics is integral to the accounting profession and by the nature of an accountants work they are put in a special position of trust.
The below are supplemental curriculum resources that the AICPA Academics team have reviewed and think can be used in the classroom.
The Academics team is proud to offer award-winning curricula designed to encourage faculty and expand the knowledge of accounting students. The curricula below is from the Accounting Professors Curriculum Resource tool and has been recognized for excellence with the Bea Sanders/AICPA Innovation and Teaching Award, the George Krull/Grant Thornton AAA Innovation in Junior and Senior-Level Teaching Award, or the Mark Chain/FSA Innovation in Graduate Teaching Award.
- Jensen Pharma: A Governance Role Play
Jensen Pharma is a role play that explores governance and ethical issues where shareholders' demands and stakeholder considerations are in direct conflict.
Related AICPA Credentials and Resources
Below are other credentials and resources related to ethics.