Sample Agenda
4:00-6:00 p.m. Registration
5:00-6:00 p.m. Lawn party and cookout (students and parents invited)
6:00-6:50 p.m. Welcome, student orientation, and time to get acquainted
7:00-8:00 p.m. Panel: Career opportunities in accounting
8:00-9:00 p.m. Accounting case project
9:15 p.m. Dorm meetings
7:30-8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30-9:30 a.m. Session: Business etiquette
9:45-10:45 a.m. Session: Careers in information security and law enforcement
11:30-1:00 p.m. Lunch at Tennessee Society of CPAs
1:30-2:45 p.m. Tour and presentation at CPA firm (audit focus)
3:15-4:45 p.m. Tour and presentation at professional sports practice facility
5:30-6:30 p.m. Theme dinner at Lipscomb
6:45-8:15 p.m. Accounting case project (in computer lab)
8:30-10:30 p.m. Movie and games (optional)
7:30-8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30-9:15 a.m. Session: Careers in tax (corporate and public accounting)
9:15-10:15 a.m. Session: Careers in tax investigation
11:30-2:00 p.m. Lunch Prepared by local restaurant corporationžs test kitchen. Presentation by entityžs internal audit staff and tour of its national distribution center.
3:00-4:00 p.m. Session: Careers in internal audit
5:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner at Lipscomb
7:00-10:00 p.m. Optional activities (volleyball, movie, etc.)
7:30-8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30-9:30 a.m. Session: Preparing for the futurežrsums and interviewing
9:30-10:00 a.m. Session: Accounting case project solutions and door prizes
10:00-10:30 a.m. Awards ceremony
10:30 a.m. Students dismissed


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