Accounting Education

CPA Evolution Model Curriculum FAQs

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.

See descriptive statistics in Excel

Learn how to use Excel to quickly calculate basic descriptive statistics for a dataset, including mean, standard deviation, minimums, and maximums.

What we can do to increase the number of Black CPAs

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.

How an academic fellowship can boost your career

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.

Various ways to display formulas in Excel

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.

Awards highlight innovative teaching tools

The AICPA’s 2020 Effective Learning Strategies Awards are given each year to college and university educators who develop unique and effective teaching tools for introductory, upper division, and graduate courses.

Scholarship encourages minority doctoral students

The Minority Doctoral Fellowship program provides $12,000 to students who are ethnic minorities and U.S. citizens or permanent residents, who have earned a master’s degree or worked at least three years full time in the accounting profession.

Use VLOOKUP to help manage your gradebook

VLOOKUP is a formula that allows you to “look up” certain data and retrieve it into another table, by row. This function can be especially useful when you have a well-structured table with information organized by rows (such as a gradebook)!

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Scorecard preparation templates and tips

With Workiva, we've created a PowerPoint deck that helps you create your own scorecards -- quick reference reports used across organizations to update stakeholders on the performance of defined deliverables.

100th ANNIVERSARY

Black CPA Centennial, 1921–2021

With 2021 marking the 100th anniversary of the first Black licensed CPA in the United States, a yearlong campaign kicked off to recognize the nation’s Black CPAs and encourage greater progress in diversity, inclusion, and equity in the CPA profession.