Event Info


CPA Excellence: Leadership CLEAD
Event code: CLEAD
Date:  ()
Location:  At Your Computer
The aim of the course is to provide an overview of what leadership is and what it is not. In this course you will: Understand the difference between leadership and management, compare the views of leaders and followers, discuss leadership characteristics, describe how leaders can better inspiring action, discuss the benefits of situational leadership, explain how feedback and self-reflection can improve leader performance and communicate the impact the environment has on leadership.
The learner will have an understanding of what leadership looks and feels like, the different leadership styles and how they impact decision-making and problem solving form the perspective of the individual, the group or team and the wider firm/clients. 
This online course is not a traditional self-study or webinar course as defined by NASBA. CPAs outside of Indiana should refer to their individual state licensing board for final approval on whether or not this course counts for CPE. For Indiana details, continue reading.

CPAs with a current, active license in the State of Indiana must read before purchasing:

By purchasing this course as a current, active licensee in the State of Indiana, you agree to the following:

• Participation in the pilot program* is limited to CPAs with a current, active license in the State of Indiana.
• Licensee authorizes the Indiana CPA Society to submit a request for waiver of 8 CPE hours under Indiana Code – IC 25-1-4-4 – on licensee’s behalf to Indiana Board of Accountancy.
• The maximum number of CPE hours eligible for waiver under IC 25-1-4-4 is 8 hours per course (maximum 16 CPE hours in the current reporting period).
• To personally complete course within 90 days of starting and no later than December 31, 2020 to earn related waiver of CPE credit hours. Participants who fail to complete the course within the 90-day time frame are not eligible for a refund of course fees or waiver of CPE credit hours.
• To provide thoughtful comments and responses throughout the course as required. Comments and responses are subject to internal and external reviewer. Participants lacking appropriate feedback may have CPE waiver revoked.
• To complete the course survey upon completion of course.
• Information from the pilot program may be used in the development of future competency-based projects.

Note: Upon completion of this course, participant will be issued a digital badge.

Purchase of this course is nonrefundable.
Credit hours:  8.00
Yellow Book? No       Hands On? No       New Course? No
  • To provide leadership models/frameworks that you can apply in your firm
  • To define what leadership actually is
  • Show the differences between leadership and management in the CPA profession
  • Explore the expectations followers have of their leaders and the impact of the market environment on leadership - looking at strength-based Vs Values-based Vs Situational leadership
  • Explore various leadership styles and discuss when they might be applicable for a CPA
  • Methods through which a CPA can learn more about themselves and what it means in terms of leadership
  • Demonstrate how leadership impacts decision-making and provide a decision-making model that can be used in the workplace
Who should attend: CPAs who want to improve their vital business success skills while engaging in this new learning style!
Event level: Intermediate
Required knowledge: None
Field of study: Management
Advanced prep? None


  • CPA Excellence: Leadership CLEAD - $65.00
  • FlexPass CLEAD - 8.00 Points


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