Jul 04, 2022
ACCT 588 - Contemporary Issues in Accounting
This course develops a comprehensive understanding of the competencies required of today’s accounting professional. A case-study approach is used. Critical thinking and communication skills (oral and written) are an integral component of this course.
Prerequisite: admission to the Master of Professional Accountancy Program.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Identify the significant factors that have changed the Accounting Profession over the past 20 years.
- Analyze and review financial and business data by applying the appropriate accounting and business principle and standard to a financial reporting issue.
- Evaluate and make recommendations to typical client accounting, tax and/or business valuation issues encountered in professional practice.
- Use critical thinking to identify, explore, and evaluate emerging issues and dilemmas in accounting and business.
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