Role and mindset of the professional accountant: Changes to the Code

  • Author: Anél Jacobs
  • Level: Advanced
  • Study time: 1 hour
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Course overview
The October 2020 changes to the IESBA Handbook of The International Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants (including International Independence standards) promote the role and mindset expected of professional accountants, and reinforce the profession’s responsibility to act in the public interest. These changes are effective as of 31 December 2021. This course will help you understand the changes and enhanced requirements.
  • Content time: 40 minutes
  • Reflection time: 15 to 30 minutes

What's included?

  • 6 Modules
  • Reflective activities
  • Guide
  • Declaration of completion
  • Certificate of completion

Alignment to SAICA competency framework

Within the SAICA competency frameworks for Qualified Professionals, this course supports your Professional values and attitudes: Ethics (Professional ethics).

Core competence for Qualified Professionals

Professional competence leads to professional credibility and excellence. Expert competence in ethical values and attitudes is a core component of the pervasive professional competence of an accountant and auditor and any other qualified professionals.