Understanding the role and practices of ethics is essential for business professionals. Our professional ethics training course gives you a better understanding of the NZICA's Code of Ethics (COE) to help you resolve conflicts.

  • Mar 26
    Professional ethics webinar -26 & 27 March 2019 Webinar Sandy Lau, Todd Stevens
    • $287.50 incl. GST
    Session information
    Professional ethics webinar - Session 1 and Session 2 (4 hours)
    Tue 26 Mar 09:00 - Wed 27 Mar 11:00
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The highest standards of ethics are essential in today's business. This seminar will reference NZICA's Code of Ethics (COE) and provide frameworks to address real life situations. The webinar will be presented by Todd Stevens (Partner) and Sandy Lau (Director), experienced members of PwC's Ethics and Business Conduct Committee.

Particular topics to be covered include: 

  • The role of ethics in today's business world and in particular the accounting profession.
  • The fundamental principles in the COE and how they apply in practice.
  • Frameworks for resolving conflict.
  • Dealing with difficult situations - real life examples.
  • Social media challenges.

Professional ethics via Webinar

Our webinars are an easy and convenient way to meet your ethical training requirements.  Our 4 hour seminar is split into two webinars, each for two hours, on consecutive days.

Webinar Session 1

Webinar Session 2

  • Introduction to business ethics.
  • Reflections on your own personal style.
  • Work place culture.
  • NZICA's Code of Ethics, and the fundamental
  • Practical case studies.
  • NZICA's Code of Ethics.
  • Threats and safeguards.
  • Conflicts of interest.
  • Fees, marketing, gifts, appointments.
  • Framework for ethical decision making.
  • Practical case studies.
  • Social media challenges.

Target audience

All professionals, especially NZICA members looking to meet their requirements of undertaking four hours of ethical training.

Is your organisation interested in a custom training group session? Please contact us for further details.

Continuing Professional Development hours

Four hours


Webinar: $250 plus GST



Todd Stevens

Todd Stevens

Todd Stevens has been a PwC Partner for over 10 years, and specialises in providing corporate tax advice. He is a member of PwC's Ethics and Business Conduct Committee, and in that role he has assisted PwC's Partners and staff navigate their way through difficult business situations, conflicts and ethical dilemmas. Todd is a strong believer in lunchtime running as he finds fresh air and a break from the office helps to resolve a lot of issues. He is also a member of NZICA's Tax Advisory Group. 


Sandy Lau

Sandy Lau

Sandy is a Director in our Wellington office.  She has a corporate tax background specialising in international tax, GST and tax policy issues.  Sandy provides advice to a number of clients across a range of issues, including investment structuring, application of indirect taxes and resource sector regimes.  Outside of work, Sandy is a keen foodie and she’s always on the lookout for new places to try.

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