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About the Conference: Sponsor a Leader

Each summer, the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) unites leaders from across the country to participate in the StudentCPT Leadership Conference (SLC). During this 3-day conference, StudentCPT chapter leaders are invited to hear from nationally recognized speakers focusing on topics like accountability, strengths-based leadership, emotional intelligence and more! Through keynote presentations, group projects, […]

What Makes a Good Ethics Program?

In today’s business world, ethics are of utmost importance. Ethical behavior ensures businesses comply with legal and regulatory requirements and builds trust and credibility with customers, employees and stakeholders. Ethics training programs have become an increasingly popular way to ensure employees are familiar with ethical standards and how to handle ethical dilemmas. The NASBA Center […]

Ethics are Everywhere: Why Ethical Considerations are Essential in All Aspects of Life

Ethics are not confined to just the realm of professional life, where they are commonly associated with legal and moral obligations. Instead, ethics are present in every facet of our lives, from our personal relationships to our daily routines. Ethical considerations are essential to living a meaningful and fulfilling life and are integral to creating […]

Know the Benefits of ELCP

The benefits of joining a StudentCPT Chapter include: The purpose of the StudentCPT is to: Find Your Chapter Online & Join Now Have questions? Contact Student Programs Manager Jasmine Jenkins at -Jasmine Jenkins, Student Programs Manager

Ethics versus Morals: A Comparison

Ethics are the principles that dictate how a person behaves and reacts in different situations and with ethical dilemmas. As you can imagine, promoting and investing in an ethical workplace has many advantages. Both ethics and morals refer to “right” and “wrong” behaviors and conduct. While they are sometimes used interchangeably, these words are different: […]

Career Growth Tips for Young Professionals

Navigating the corporate world can be tricky, especially if you are new to the environment. Not to worry! There are things you can do to make the transition much easier and less stressful. Utilizing these tips may help you reach your long-term goals and help you succeed in your profession.    Track your progress. It is […]

2023 Ethics in Action Video Competition

The NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) is focused on helping individuals identify and respond to ethical dilemmas in their careers. To support this goal, the CPT is challenging students to create videos that demonstrate the types of challenging ethical dilemmas people could face in their careers as part of the 2023 Ethics in […]

StudentCPT 2023 Goals

NASBA Student Center for the Public Trust (StudentCPT) chapters are classified into three different levels: Developing Chapters, Star Chapters and Golden Star Chapters. Our goal is for all chapters to eventually reach the Golden Star Chapter status. The minimum expectations for each chapter level can be found here. Spring Semester The CPT provides a sample […]

Kindness at Work

“Manners are the lubricating oil of an organization. It is a law of nature that two moving bodies in contact with each other create friction. Manners ─simple things like saying ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ and knowing a person’s name or asking after someone’s family─ enable two people to work together whether they like each other […]

2022 Was a Great Year for The CPT!

In a year that has seen a return to in- person meetings, events and activities and new hybrid in- person/virtual events, the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) continues to have a deep appreciation for our students, faculty, professional partners, and our community that we have worked so closely with in 2022.  The CPT […]