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The Ethics Hour: Ethics in the Real World

Total Credits: 1 including 1 Behavioral Ethics - Non-technical

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Ethics |  ACPEN Industry Institute
Richard A. Karwic, MBA |  Don Minges, MBA
Course Levels:
1 Hour
Product Setting: Expires 41 day(s) after program date.


Tags: Ethics Hour


Business ethics is not just something “nice to do” but can mean the difference between success, failure, and survival in today’s increasingly competitive environment.  This seminar outlines steps to create an ethical business culture and provides specific ways for financial managers to make better ethical decisions.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • To realize that ethics is not merely a Code of Conduct, but ethics has impact and value in today’s interconnected world.

Major Subjects
  • The difficult trade-offs in making choices
    • Functioning in the ‘gray’ areas
  • The value of trust
  • Consequences of ‘short-term it-is’
  • How lack of accountability can lead to ethical issues

Course Materials


Richard A. Karwic, MBA's Profile

Richard A. Karwic, MBA Related Seminars and Products

Richard A. Karwic, MBA, has served as a management consultant for the most recent 10 years, after serving for 15 years as Chief Financial Officer for several diverse businesses in a wide variety of industries. Mr. Karwic also served as Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions for a mid-cap investment banking firm. Richard has worked in over 100 businesses, including divisions of Fortune 1,000 companies such as Stanley – Black & Decker, Parker Hannifin, Pfizer, and Linatex Corporation of America, where he also served on the Board of Directors.  Mr. Karwic has been leading seminars since 1999 and has lectured at Western New England College.  Richard’s business practice is based in Wethersfield, CT. 


Don Minges, MBA's Profile

Don Minges, MBA Related Seminars and Products

Don Minges, MBA, is a fractional CFO who works in diverse industries at various development stages.  His expertise is in profitability enhancement, strategic planning, venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, consulting, turnarounds, economic forecasting, cost accounting and financial analysis.  Don has experience raising equity for several growing firms and has invested equity capital into promising businesses.  He has served on the Board of Directors for many firms.  He graduated with highest honors from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke.

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites At least six (6) months of professional financial statement analysis experience.
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Professionals who want to better understand ethical issues.
Original Recording Date 12/22/2022
Yellow Book No
Course Developer The Knowledge Institute, LLC
Date Added to Catalog 11/09/2022

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199). 

Official Registry Statement

Business Professionals' Network, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Please contact the ACPEN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer. 



Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 31


Cooper C

"The two presenters worked extremely well together and that enhanced this webinar."

Hui T

"Very engaging real-world discussion"

Kenneth A

"Was a very good course. I really enjoyed the background and experience of the presenters."

Minette K

"Good course"

Sara H

"Great speakers!!"

Jose G


Audrey P

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Catherine S - Grand Rapids, Michigan

"Very practical examples and applications of ethics"