Cognitive Biases for Accountants WEBINAR

Thursday, December 9 11:00am - 1:00pm PST

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2.0 Credits

Member Price $79.00

Non-Member Price $99.00

Overview

The course provides a concise of cognitive biases - thinking errors and “brain bugs” that may distort perceptions, compromise ethics, trigger inaccurate judgments, and spark illogical interpretations in your accounting work. Discover the most common types of cognitive biases in the profession, and how to recognize and address these flaws and blind spots in your “mental firmware”.

Highlights

What are cognitive biases? Common judgment biases in the accounting profession. Professional judgment frameworks. How to use psychology to your advantage. Simple and pragmatic steps to overcome bias.

Prerequisites

None.

Designed For

Practitioners who want to improve their decisions by developing an awareness of the biases that may affect their thought process and problem-solving, both personally and professionally.

Objectives

Raise awareness of unconscious biases that may unintentionally impact your judgment and ethical practices. Evaluate heuristics – or mental shortcuts – that allow people to make decisions quickly and efficiently, but may lead individuals astray in their thought process. Discover how to spot and counter biases to help maintain objectivity.

Preparation

None.

Notice

None.

Leader(s):

Leaders

Garrett Wasny

Garrett is an award-winning speaker and professional development consultant to professionals worldwide. He will help you to thrive in the digital age and unleash your online potential using productivity, search, mobile and social technologies.

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Non-Member Price $99.00

Member Price $79.00