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Systems Thinking for CPAs Webinar


Jan. 27
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

CPE Credits



PICPA Member: $49 | Nonmember: $74

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This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, CPA Crossings, LLC. After registering, you will receive an email from with the log-in information.


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.

Learning Objectives:

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


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

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


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