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The Power of Why: Searching for Answers; Generating Solutions

Total Credits: 3.8 including 3.8 Business Management & Organization - Non-technical

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Accounting and Auditing |  ACPEN Industry Institute |  Professional Development
William F. O’Brien, MBA, CPA
Course Levels:
3.8 Hours
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.



Breaking the Wall of blind acceptance;  avoiding Habitual complacency and Yoking the dots between cause and effect.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Using meaningful inquisitiveness to avoid the status quo
  • Learning how to embrace the power of WHY

Major Subjects
  • The basic benefits of why                                             
  • The 5-15 report                       
  • Curiosity and creativity     

Course Materials


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WILLIAM F. O’BRIEN, MBA, CPA, is a financial management consultant and educator with over 40 years of experience. He has held senior financial management positions with Intel Corporation and ROLM Corporation and served as CFO for several emerging high technology companies. Mr. O’Brien has extensive experience in corporate planning, financial analysis, cash management and managerial accounting in both domestic and international settings. He has served on the faculties of Santa Clara University and San Jose State University and is a frequent financial seminar speaker in both the U.S. and abroad. 


Tue, Aug 17, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:35pm EDT
Fri, Sep 10, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:35pm EDT
Mon, Sep 20, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:35pm EDT
Mon, Oct 11, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:35pm EDT
Mon, Oct 18, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:35pm EDT
Wed, Nov 10, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:35pm EST
Mon, Nov 22, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:35pm EST
Wed, Dec 08, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:35pm EST
Mon, Dec 20, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:35pm EST

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Knowledge of current events in the financial reporting field.

Advanced Preparation


Designed For

CPAs and senior financial executives.

Course Developer

Bill O'Brien

Additional Information

Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

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Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints.

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Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

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Overall:      4.2

Total Reviews: 14


Janice P

"Thank you!"

Eva L

""The Power of Why" is a good and interesting topic and should be discussed. "

Nina A

"There were some good nuggets of information. I especially appreciated the 5-15 report and will start using that in my personal and professional lives."

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