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    Sorting Out the Options in Accounting Education

    Sorting Out the Options in Accounting Education
    Accounting is hot, but if you want to move into the field without getting burned, it’s important to choose the right educational program. Your choices include an accounting certificate, a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree. Each takes you to a different career starting point. Certificate: A Good Start An accounting certificate provides the baseline education for an entry-level accounting job. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    How an MBA Can Help You

    How an MBA Can Help You
    Credibility. Confidence. A big-picture perspective. Appreciation for other points of view. That's what MBAs say when asked what the degree has done for them. "It gave me a broad perspective of the business world -- how the economy works [and] how my industry works," says Susan Odegaard Turner, founder of Thousand Oaks, California-based consultancy Turner Healthcare Associates. Her MBA, from California ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    IFRS Education: Why Accountants Should Get It Before It’s Hot

    IFRS Education: Why Accountants Should Get It Before It’s Hot
    As the largest public companies in America begin their transition from Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), they’re going to need accountants to show them the way. Just over 100 of the largest public companies will be eligible to file IFRS statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission starting in December 2009. “They’re the largest employers ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Is the CFA Right for You?

    Is the CFA Right for You?
    Earning the chartered financial analyst (CFA) designation can move your resume to the top of the pile in extremely competitive fields, including portfolio management, investment banking, business development, and corporate mergers and acquisitions. The catch is that to earn the CFA, you must pass a grueling, three-part exam. “When I see a candidate with a CFA, it brings to my mind ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Nebraska Certified Public Accountants Can Now Report Education Hours with New Online System

    Nebraska Certified Public Accountants Can Now Report Education Hours with New Online System
    The Nebraska State Board of Public Accountancy worked together with Nebraska.gov to re-design the Continuing Professional Education Program for Certified Public Accountants (CPA). The newly designed program offers features that will easily assist CPA's in reporting their education hours online. The new system is available at http://www.nbpa.ne.gov/. The purpose of the Continuing Professional Education is to assist Certified Public Accountants in ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +6