Systems Thinking for CPAs

Course Details


Monday, November 29, 2021

11:00am – 12:00pm

Field of Study

Personal Development

Course Number


CPE Credit

1 hour CPE credit

Level of Knowledge



CPA Crossings




Learn how to employ systems thinking to disentangle complexities, recognize and interpret patterns, and diagnose problems. Understand concepts such as interconnectedness, synthesis, and emergence and use this understanding to foresee risks and build collaborative teams. Learn systems mapping, causality and feedback loops to be able to more accurately assess culture, support good group decision-making, and bolster professional skepticism. Systems thinking will help you have deeper insights into complex problems and understand how changes in policies, procedures and controls affect behavior.

This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.


The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • Pattern recognition and interconnectedness
  • Foresight
  • Emergence
  • Complexity
  • System mapping


After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Identify three strategies of system mapping
  • Identify two foresight strategies
  • Define complexity
  • Identify two approaches for recognizing emerging patterns

Designed For

CPAs who want to understand systems thinking

Course Pricing

Member Fee

Applicable if you are a HSCPA member in good standing.

Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a HSCPA member.

Your Price $64.00

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This course does not qualify for CPE Choice.

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