Working together to grow the CPA pipeline

Hosted by Joanne Fiore

Accounting students are the future of the profession. So how can professors and practitioners work together to make sure those students complete their education and go on to earn their CPA license with the skill sets they need to be successful? This podcast episode, recorded live at the AICPA fall Council meeting, features a panel discussion on ways to do just that. The episode is moderated by Joanne Fiore, who is vice president–Professional Media, Academic & Student Engagement at the AICPA. The panelists include Yvonne Hinson, the AICPA’s academic in residence, and Tracey Golden, an audit partner at Deloitte and vice chair nominee of the AICPA’s board of directors. The panel also includes Guido Geerts, a professor of accounting and EY Scholar at the Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware.

What you’ll learn in this episode:

  • Skill sets students need to be successful in practice.
  • How the profession can work with universities to enhance students’ skill sets.
  • AICPA resources to grow the connection between the profession and education.
  • How firms can work more closely with universities to bring what’s going on in the profession into the classroom.

Play the episode below:


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To comment on this podcast or to suggest an idea for another podcast, contact Chris Baysden, associate director, content development, at chris.baysden@aicpa-cima.com.