CPAR Accounting & Financial Reporting

CPAR - 2019/May, Seg.04 - The Skills Gap: Improving Accounting Education

Course Overview
Because of major changes in the underlying rules as well as in the available technology, accounting is experiencing a significant skills gap. There is a disconnect between the abilities required for the job, and the actual competencies that are possessed by the current (and future) workforce. Dr. Stephanie Bryant, chief accreditation officer of AACSB International, highlights the curriculum transformation of university accounting programs to meet the changing times and needs.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Identify recent steps taken by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB);
  • Recognize what the job of the practitioner is on peer review;
  • Identify the steps in AACSB’s process; and
  • Recognize the changes made by AACSB to the new standards.

Content Partner:

CPA Reports Online

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in financial reporting or accounting, or an introductory course in accounting.

Speaker / Author:

SmartPros Ltd. is a leader in online and offline continuing education for accounting, finance and engineering professionals. With over 2,000 hours of content, SmartPros has been providing mandatory continuing education products since 1981. SmartPros provides services and content to its professional and corporate clients, in a variety of media including Web, CD-ROM, and video. In the accounting market, SmartPros also has a predominant news and information portal which receives 200,000+ visits per month and provides services to over 100,000 subscribers. SmartPros' customers include 50% of the Fortune 500, as well as the major firms and associations in each of its professional markets.

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


Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $69.90


Course Code : CPAR1390-FM

Release Date : 06/06/2019
Expire Date : 07/15/2020
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Accounting

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