Professional Ethics and Transformative Technology (2.0 hrs)

Exploring the ethical implications of big data, artificial intelligence and blockchain technology (2 hrs CPE/CPD)

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Learning objectives:

Transformative technologies are defined as tech that can facilitate mental health, emotional wellbeing, and enhanced human thriving. These have also been less optimistically labelled as a disruptive technology. Today, we are beginning to feel the impacts of three transformative technologies within our society:

  1. Big data
  2. Artificial intelligence
  3. Blockchain and cryptocurrency

These transformative technologies have the potential to help us in our day-to-day lives. However, there are significant ethical implications to these technologies for:

  1. Privacy
  2. Professional judgement/critical thinking
  3. Environment, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG)

This on-demand video will introduce these transformative technologies and examine their ethical implications (2 hrs of ethics).

The learning objectives of this course include:

  1. Defining transformative technologies
  2. Understanding the big three transformative technologies: Big data, Artificial intelligence, Blockchain and cryptocurrency
  3. Identifying the ethical considerations and implications of each of these three transformative technologies

2.0 hrs of verifiable Ethics CPD (Certificate will be provided upon course completion)

Additional information

  1. Program pre-requisites: There are no prerequisites for this course
  2. Advance preparation: None
  3. Delivery method: E-learning
  4. CPD/CPE credits: Participants will earn 2.0 professional development credits (hours)
  5. Verifiable Ethics course: 2.0hrs.

Your Instructor

Garth Sheriff
Garth Sheriff

Garth Sheriff is the founder of Sheriff Consulting, a firm specializing in the design and delivery of professional and leadership skill courses for accounting and finance professionals. Garth has worked as an assurance professional and learning provider for over 20 years. He has prepared and trained CPAs for critical changes to the profession. He earned a Master of Accounting and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours - Accounting) from the University of Waterloo. He is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPAO), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). Garth has also acted in various stage and film productions. He is a graduate in improvisation from The Second City and a member of ACTRA (the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists.

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