Personal Ethics 2024

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14 March, 2024



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To equip accountants with a nuanced understanding of personal ethics and its application to professional scenarios, enhancing their decision-making capabilities, ethical leadership, and ability to foster a culture of integrity within their organisations. March 2024


Category: Ethics

R 225 VAT Incl.

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What you will learn

By attending this webinar you will gain the following competencies: 

    • Deepened Understanding of Ethical Theories: Attendees will gain a comprehensive understanding of various ethical theories, including virtue ethics, deontological ethics, consequentialism, and the ethics of care, and how these can be applied to personal and professional decision-making. 
    • Integration of Personal and Professional Ethics: Participants will learn how to effectively bridge their personal ethical values with professional ethical standards, enhancing their ability to navigate complex ethical dilemmas in the accounting field. 
    • Enhanced Ethical Decision-Making Skills: The webinar aims to equip attendees with practical strategies and tools for ethical decision-making, enabling them to assess and respond to ethical challenges with greater confidence and integrity.
    • Fostering Ethical Leadership and Culture: Attendees will be encouraged to cultivate ethical leadership qualities, contributing to the development of an ethical culture within their organizations and the broader accounting profession.
    • Self-Assessment and Continuous Ethical Improvement: Participants will be introduced to methods for ongoing ethical self-assessment and reflection, promoting a commitment to continuous personal and professional ethical development.



Personal ethics plays a crucial role in shaping the professional conduct and decision-making of accountants, extending beyond mere compliance with formal codes of professional conduct. This approach underscores the incorporation of ethical theories into both personal and professional realms, cultivating a profound comprehension of ethical dilemmas. By emphasising this integration, it seeks to encourage a culture of ethical leadership and decision-making within the accounting profession. 

This webinar provides accountants with a nuanced comprehension of personal ethics and its practical application in professional scenarios. It aims to augment their decision-making skills, ethical leadership qualities, and the capacity to promote a culture of integrity within their organisations. 



The following pricing apply:

Adhoc: R225.00

Subscription: Included for free in Accountant in PracticeAccountant in Practice plus Tax.



The webinar will cover the following topics:  

  • Introduction to Personal Ethics
    • Definition and Scope of Personal Ethics: Understanding the foundational concepts and distinctions between personal and professional ethics.
    • Relevance to Accounting: The impact of personal ethical standards on professional conduct and decision-making in accounting.
  • Ethical Theories and Frameworks
    • Virtue Ethics: Character and moral virtues as the basis for ethical behaviour.
    • Key Virtues: Honesty, integrity, courage, fairness.
    • Deontological Ethics: The principle-based approach to ethics, focusing on duty and adherence to rules.
    • Kantian Ethics: Categorical Imperative and its application in personal decision-making.
    • Consequentialism (Utilitarianism): Evaluating actions by their outcomes, emphasizing the greatest good for the greatest number.
    • Utilitarian Principles: Cost-benefit analysis in ethical decision-making.
    • Ethics of Care: The significance of empathy, relationships, and community in ethical considerations.
    • Interpersonal Relationships and Ethical Responsibilities: Balancing professional obligations with personal care.
    • Social Contract Theory: The role of agreements and societal norms in shaping ethical behaviour.
    • Relativism: Understanding the impact of cultural and individual differences on ethical perceptions.
    • Existentialist Ethics: Emphasizing personal freedom, choice, and responsibility in ethical decision-making.
  • Self-Assessment and Continuous Improvement
    • Ethical Self-Assessment Tools: Techniques and tools for evaluating personal ethical standards and professional behaviour.
    • Strategies for Ethical Growth: Pathways for ongoing development and improvement in personal and professional ethics.



The following CPD is awarded 2 Units Ethics.



There are no preconditions for this course.
Moderate level.
Recorded webinar made available on a specified date.



Nestene Botha CA(SA)

Nestene Botha completed her B.Com (Hons) at North West University in 2012. In 2014 she completed her professional articles and her Master’s Degree in Chartered Accountancy. She then registered with SAICA as a Chartered Accountant in 2015. 

Nestene has lectured on the audit programme at the University of Cape Town. She started her own audit, tax & accounting practice which she has since grown into a reputable firm in the Table View area with 60 clients and two staff members. 


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