Self-Study Course Details
Nonprofit organizations present unique ethical challenges in their formation and pursuit of purpose as well as in their accounting related activities. Accounting professionals have a significant role in helping nonprofits not only avoid ethical traps, but also uphold the highest levels of ethics for the good of the organization. Author and lawyer, Herb Rubenstein will discuss his experience having served on numerous boards of nonprofits and forming nonprofits as a lawyer. He will explain how to avoid ethical failures which can lead many nonprofits going out of business or experiencing huge negative fallouts.
- Identify accounting related ethics challenges for nonprofits
- Explore how to predict ethical failures in nonprofit organizations
- Discover how expanding your focus on ethics can increase your nonprofit business
Herb Rubenstein is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Washington and Lee. He was a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar to the University of Bristol where he received a diploma in the social sciences. He received his Master of Public Affairs from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs of the University of Texas at Austin. He has his law degree from Georgetown University. His books in Entrepreneurism and Leadership have been published by major publishers and he has over 100 articles on Ethics, Leadership, Boards of Directors, Change Management, Scenario Planning, and related management disciplines. He teaches the Strategic Management capstone course for the Master of Science in Energy Management for the Graduate School of the University of Colorado Denver's Global Energy Management Program.
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