Event Info


CPA Excellence: Communication Skills COMSKILLS
Event code: COMSKILLS
Date:  ()
Location:  At Your Computer
The aim of the course is to provide an overview of what communication skills are, how they relate to “doing business” today, how communication happens, to raise awareness of the pitfalls of poor communication and guide you toward better communication practice.
At the end of this course you should be able to explain what communication skills are, be equipped with relevant models/frameworks to improve your communication skills, have awareness of the importance of good communication skills in the modern workplace, understand the importance of empathy in crafting good messages and realize the importance of non-verbal communication. 
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.
      o To complete the course survey upon completion of course.
      o 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 understand the nature of communication in its various forms
  • To provide insight into the communication cycle
  • To introduce a framework for effective communication
  • To develop an understanding of communication from the receiver's perspective
  • To develop understanding of the power of non-verbal communication
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


  • Digital Fee COMSKILLS - $65.00
  • FlexPass COMSKILLS - 8.00 Points


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