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CPAs are expected to maintain a level of competence to meet the profession’s technical and ethical standards, and provide valuable services to the public, employers and clients. Based on the AICPA Competency Framework: Assurance, these learning resources are designed to help you understand the knowledge and skills necessary to perform high-quality compilation, review, attest, and audit engagements. You’ll also find resources here to support your advisory and consulting engagements.

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This column offers strategies for evading political gaffes at work and for dealing with situations that often cannot be avoided.

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How to Make Difficult Workplace Conversations Easier

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5 ways to excel at networking

This article highlights five steps anyone can take to excel at networking.

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6 ways to write an email message that works

Writing an efficient work-related message is easier said than done. To ensure your emails work rather than waste time, this article offers some tips.

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How to listen like a pro

This article discusses the importance of active listening and includes an exercise to do with your team.

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The most common public-speaking mistakes—and how to avoid them

In this article, three experienced public speakers share common mistakes people make and identify ways to avoid them.

Article Communication Foundational

Leadership tips for introverts

This article provides tips for introverted leaders for networking, leading teams, speaking up at meetings, and raising your profile.

Article Influence Foundational

7 communication tips for new tax managers

This article provides advice for effective communication during busy periods and throughout the year.

Article Communication Foundational

Listen as much as you talk—and other communication tips

Instead of throwing numbers together and calling them a presentation, try telling a story, says a CFO who values strong communication skills.

Article Communication Foundational

Go ahead, take the stage

This article presents dozens of tips to help CPAs shine in the public speaking spotlight.

Article Communication Intermediate

Go ahead, take the stage

This article presents dozens of tips to help CPAs shine in the public speaking spotlight.

Article Communication Intermediate

I’m not biased, am I?

Increased emphasis on the use of judgment in accounting makes a high-quality decision-making process critical to the success of the profession. Read this article to...

Article Negotiation & decision making Foundational