The AICPA and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) have launched the CPA Evolution Model Curriculum (CPAEMC), a recommended blueprint for an accounting program designed to help educators prepare graduates for the changing demands of the CPA profession.
Here are some ways accounting departments and faculty can integrate technology throughout the curriculum to better prepare graduates to meet the needs of the profession.
A study of accounting students revealed that more resilient students had stronger mental health and were less likely to experience burnout. Kenneth J. Smith, CPA, one of the study’s authors, observes that resilience is a skill that can be learned.
The Camera tool is a handy function that allows you and your students to see how part of one spreadsheet changes in real time when you make changes to another.
Professors can shape a student’s experiences, influencing whether students take a course or pursue a career because the person at the front of the classroom looks like them. The first Black CPA Ph.D.s have played an important role in attracting generations of future Black CPAs.
Learn three simple formatting tricks to make column headings – or other cells – more readable in Excel.
As students search out their own career paths, faculty can help by preparing them for both virtual and in-person career events.
Jan Taylor-Morris, academic in residence at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, representing AICPA & CIMA, gives answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the CPA Evolution Model Curriculum launching this June.
A professor explains how and why to incorporate the technology into the curriculum.
Learn how to use Excel to quickly calculate basic descriptive statistics for a dataset, including mean, standard deviation, minimums, and maximums.
African Americans are still underrepresented in the accounting profession: Only 2% of CPAs are Black. In this second part of a two-episode podcast, we look at what the profession can do to increase the number of Black CPAs.
College and university accounting departments should update their curricula to meet the demands of practice, an AICPA-NASBA gap analysis survey found.
Experts offer their advice on teaching this emerging technology.
Taking an academic fellowship with an institution such as the SEC or the PCAOB is a big commitment. But doing so could reap benefits for your scholarship and teaching, and even change the course of your career.
Excel’s Data Analysis ToolPak allows you to perform many advanced data analytics functions. Here’s how to enable it.
There are a number of different ways that you can display formulas in Excel. This can be useful when investigating why a certain formula isn’t working correctly or when grading your students’ worksheets to ensure they are using formulas correctly.
Don't be afraid of teaching this easy-to-learn data analysis software.
Peter Bossaerts and Nitin Yadav, professors at the University of Melbourne, Australia, received the 2020 FMA Innovation in Teaching Award.
Make mundane tasks easier by harnessing the power of automation.
Try these suggestions from faculty and other experts for reducing the strain and taking better care of yourself and your students.