Emerging Issues in Accounting

Course Code: ACCT 4002

Academic Year: 2018-2019

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive study of the evolution of accounting concepts and standards that comprise generally accepted accounting principles. Official pronouncements are studied and critically analyzed and evaluated. This course provides in-depth exposure to emerging contemporary issues in accounting. Topics in the seminars change to reflect the most relevant professional issues. The issues chosen are designed not only to be timely but to also provide insight into emerging future areas of the profession. In addition to lecture material and readings, the lecturer may incorporate case material, research papers and other teaching methods as appropriate.