IFRS

A Status Report on the Global Accounting Profession: Issues and Controversies

Course Overview
This course provides an overview of the global accounting profession by identifying the organizations that play key roles in the global accounting profession. This includes a discussion of the ongoing convergence efforts as well as several challenges and controversies facing the global accounting profession.



Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognize key organizations involved with the accounting profession
  • Identify considerations related to standards convergence
  • Recognize challenges and controversies impacting the accounting profession

Content Partner:

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Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

None

Speaker / Author:

Michael Chris Knapp
Mich'l Chris Knapp: McLaughlin Chair in Business Ethics and Professor of Accounting, University of Oklahoma. Professor Knapp teaches principally auditing and financial accounting courses in the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma. He has won numerous teaching awards including the Merrick Foundation Teaching Award, the Bruce Magoon Master Teacher Award, and the Delta Sigma Pi Professor of the Year. In 1999, he was named the Outstanding Oklahoma Accounting Educator by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs. Knapp's research interests involve a wide range of policy issues related to the professional practice of public accounting and behavioral issues stemming from the auditor-client relationship. His research has appeared in The Accounting Review, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Accounting Organizations & Society, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Behavioral Research in Accounting, and the Journal of Accountancy. He has also published commentaries for and/or been quoted in the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, the Dallas Times Herald, and numerous other metropolitan newspapers. The eighth edition of his auditing casebook, Contemporary Auditing, Issues and Cases, was recently released by South-Western/Cengage. That textbook has been adopted by hundreds of universities in the United States and abroad.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

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Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $24.95

Details

Course Code : 99KNA20

Release Date : 06/03/2019
Expire Date : 06/03/2021
Credits :
CPE 1.00
QAS 1.00

Course Level : Basic
Course Type : Self-Study
Length : 50min
Passing Grade : 70%
Field Of Study : Accounting
Theme : IFRS

Format Type : eLearning
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