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When Good Leaders Lose Their Way: Ethics, Integrity and Fraud

When Good Leaders Lose Their Way: Ethics, Integrity and Fraud

Must-know information on ethics in the corporate culture, whistleblower protections under the U.S. laws and actionable practices to create an ethical business environment. This two-part webcast features session rebroadcasts from AICPA & CIMA Conferences.

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Sep 13, 2021

NASBA Field of Study

Behavioral Ethics



CPE Credits



Mark Whitacre, John Hall


3 months

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Two-part webcast

Part 1: When Good Leaders Lose Their Way

Mark Whitacre emphasizes corporate culture, ethics and compliance, and shares how how he wore a wire for the FBI, traveling the globe for three years in one of the largest white-collar crime cases in U.S. history.

The webcast presents an important personal and business ethics lesson about doing the right thing and the need to focus on the long term.

Part 2: Ethics, Integrity, & Fraud

John Hall presents recent business fraud cases, taking a hard look at ethical challenges of today. In this webcast, you'll learn how to:

  • Translate ethics policies into everyday business behaviors
  • Strengthen your or your client’s ethical business environment

Key Topics

  • ADM price-fixing scandal
  • Paradigms of unethical behavior in corporations
  • Preventive measures and ethical fitness
  • Two categories of ethics
  • Ethics, integrity and compliance
  • Overcoming challenges and seeking opportunities

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the warning signs of a flawed corporate culture
  • Determine what the company could have done to expose and possibly prevent the fraud much earlier
  • Identify U.S. laws that have recently changed in terms of whistleblower protection
  • Recognize the relationship between ethics, integrity and compliance
  • Analyze the emerging and recurring challenges and pressures on ethical behavior by executives, managers and employees
  • Determine what executives and managers, at all levels, must do every day to create and sustain a real-world ethics-based business environment
  • Analyze the decision delineators’ in the ethics moment that push many honest people and organizations to take short-term unethical actions

Who Will benefit

  • CGMAs
  • Accountants and finance professionals
Credit Info
CPE Credits
NASBA Field of Study
Behavioral Ethics
3-5 years in the profession
This is a live event. You will have access on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.
1 hr and 45 mins
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Mark Whitacre
Mark Whitacre is an Ivy League Ph.D. and is considered the highest-ranked executive of any Fortune 500 company to become a whistleblower in U.S. history, and was responsible for uncovering the ADM price-fixing scandal in the early 1990s. Since December of 2019, Mark Whitacre is the Executive Director of t-factor for Coca Cola Consolidated, Inc. From 2006 to 2019, Mark was an executive with Cypress Systems, Inc, a California biotech company involved with human clinical trials (cancer research), and he was promoted in 2009 to the position of COO & Chief Science Officer of the company and he held that position until December 2019.
John Hall
John J. Hall, CPA is the founder and President of Hall Consulting, Inc., the creator of (new in 2020), and the author of the award-winning book "Do What You Can! Simple Steps - Extraordinary Results". John specializes in conference keynote presentations and skills training programs for management groups, government and internal auditors, CPAs, Board members, and professional associations. John has over 40 years of experience as a speaker, auditor, consultant, and business owner. He has worked in senior leadership positions in large corporations and international public accounting and consulting firms. John is a member of the National Speakers Association, the Institute of Internal Auditors, and the American Institute of CPAs. Meet John at Email John at

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When Good Leaders Lose Their Way: Ethics, Integrity and Fraud
Sep 13, 2021
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Sep 13, 2021
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