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M22063 - Business Culture & Ethical Behaviour (Online)

  • 6 Jul 2022
  • 09:15 - 12:30
  • Online Webinar

Registration


Register
Registration Time: 09:00
Sessions Time: 09:15 - 12:30  including a 15-minute break
Speaker: Mr Mario P Galea
Venue: Online Webinar
Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
MIA Members: €40.00
Non-MIA Members: €75.00
Retired Members: €20.00
Students: €30.00

*Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Like the family unit, companies and corporations shape the ethical profile of a society. Ethics are not thought but practiced. Life education and rearing provide the bedrock of ethical behaviour. Respect to others and thriving for the common good dictate the ethical stance of corporations. A sense of always doing the right thing is a guarantee for ethical practice, correctness and justice. Ethics lead to meritocracy with all concerned attaining what is theirs and nothing more and nothing less. The typical stakeholders of good ethical conduct are shareholders, employees, customers, suppliers, authorities, regulators and society at large. A new and not so new concept finding its way into our agendas nowadays is ESG. No matter how determined everybody is to adopt ESG in our decisions there can be no effectiveness in the absence of application of basic instinctive ethics. 

Topics on the agenda

  • Corporate governance 
  • Business Codes of conduct
  • Code of Ethics for Accountants
  • IESBA code
  • EU recommendations and relevant directives


Why is the session of relevance to our members?

There is no future to our profession if we ignore basic ethics. Our profession is not only about generating individual wealth but also about a role in society. 

Target Audience

Professionals, business owners, directors, managers and staff and students.

    Speaker's Profile

    Mario P Galea is a certified public accountant holding a warrant to practice both as an accountant and as an auditor.  Currently practising as a business advisor providing governance oversight and advisory services to businesses and corporations.  Serves as an independent non-executive director on the boards and audit committees of various listed companies in the financial and commercial sectors.  Mentor and advisor to family businesses. Founder, managing partner and chairman of accountancy and audit firm EY in Malta until retirement in 2012.  Specialised in auditing and assurance which he has practiced for 35 years in Malta and abroad.  Lectured in auditing, assurance and professional and business ethics and led several training courses.  Speaker at various business and professional conferences in Malta and abroad.  Assisted businesses in several areas particularly relating to governance, accounting and systems of control.  Served as President of the Malta Institute of Accountants and for many years formed part of the Accountancy Board which is the accountancy profession regulator in Malta.  Served on various professional committees in Malta and abroad such as the council of the Federation des Experts Comptables (FEE) in Brussels (now Accountancy Europe).  Member of the Ethics and Regulatory committees of the Malta Institute of Accountants in Malta.

    EVENT CPE COMPETENCES


    3 Hours Core


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