Oct 21 • 1 min read

This summer, the Accounting faculty at the Fox School of Business continued their tradition of offering thought leadership at the annual American Accounting Association (AAA) meeting. 

Designing an Effective Data Visualization Course: A Workshop using Tableau 

Cory Ng and Sheri Risler provided introductory training on Tableau, a data visualization software, and demonstrated how accounting instructors can design an effective data visualization course. 

Running a Successful Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program on a College Campus

Professor Steven Balsam offered advice to participants on how to start and run a successful Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program on a college campus. 

Adapting to a Rapidly Changing Profession

J. Kreimer moderated a NASBA Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge panel discussion with Warner Johnston, from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Raef A. Lawson at the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). Panelists provided insights on how educational institutions can adapt their courses and requirements to meet the needs of the changing accountancy environment.

What You Need to Know for Teaching Financial Accounting

The newly appointed accounting department chair Elizabeth Gordon moderated and sat on the panel for a NASBA Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge discussion about the recent FASB Accounting Standards Updates and their implications for teaching Intermediate Accounting. Gordon and Angeline Brown from Becker Professional Education reviewed the basics of recent changes from current GAAP and shared their insights on the revised standards. 

How Robust are the Foundations of the Conceptual Frameworks?

Dean Sudipta Basu was named the American Accounting Association’s inaugural Yuji Ijiri Lecturer on Foundations of Accounting. The prestigious lectureship, sponsored by five global accounting associations, recognizes thought leadership from around the world. Basu presented his Ijiri Lecture, “How Robust are the Foundations of the Conceptual Frameworks?” at the annual American Accounting Association meeting in August.