Contemporary Accountancy Policy

3.00 credit hours

This is a seminar on subjects of contemporary concern to the profession of accountancy which are currently being analyzed and debated by professional bodies and the academic community. These subjects involve the role of the profession in society, and the appropriate execution of that role. Some of the potential topics are government oversight in the profession, competitive pressures, independence, scope of services, and education/competency issues. The seminar provides a participative understanding of the press of society on the accountancy profession.

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Mark Taylor


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Weatherhead School of Management
Case Western Reserve University

10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7235 USA

216.368.2030

weatherhead@case.edu