You are studying to enter professions that require high moral and ethical behavior. Your commitment to such standards should begin in this class.
Let's discuss why ethics and professional conduct are so important in finance and why we should start in our studies. Those students who come to this question first, perform an Internet search and locate the Code of Ethics of one of the accounting or financial management professional organizations of your choice. Identify a few of their key codes of ethical or professional conduct. Discuss their importance and how we, as students can demonstrate these behaviors.
Some major finance organizations include the following, but feel free to research an organization of your interest:
If you come later to our discussion, why is it important to demonstrate ethics and professional integrity when performing financial analyses or creating financial models?
AND PLEASE DON'T USE A PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION THAT HAS ALREADY BEEN CHOSEN.