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Contemporary Accounting Issues

Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: ACCT.6230;

Course Description

Significant and rapid changes in accounting rules are impacting the financial reporting and analysis that management uses to make business decisions. This course will explore contemporary accounting topics that accounting professionals will face in the workplace and how the accompanying requirements are changing the way that companies and their business partners use, report, analyze, and interpret financial data. Subjects covered will vary as conditions change but may include International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Fair Value Measurements, Post-Retirement Benefits, Revenue Recognition, or other current accounting topics.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: Matriculated MBA
  • Special Notes: If not currently matriculated in a Manning School of Business program, please contact the MBA staff at or call 978-934-2848 for permission to take courses.
  • Credits: 3;

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