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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

ST- Emerging Financial Reporting and Auditing Topics


This class provides an overview of topics that students will experience as staff associates entering the profession. The class will cover topics such as financial reporting and analysis with focus on accounting policy elections, error corrections, non-GAAP financial measures and risk of earnings management, SEC rules and regulations, including recent SEC trends, the IPO process and the role of auditors, auditing trends that staff associates will be exposed to and other professional development skills that will assist with the transition to the profession.
Course Details

Fall 2021

Sep 1, 2021 - Dec 8, 2021
Jason Janoff
Prerequisite: SCH-MGMT 723
Base Cost: $2,400 ($800/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Sep 01, 2021
End date: Dec 08, 2021
Last day to add: Sep 15, 2021
Last day to drop: Sep 15, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Oct 28, 2021