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©2019 by Dr. Veronica Paz, CPA, CITP, CFF, CGMA

Overview of Courses

Knowledge for Every Level

Principles I Financial Accounting 

This course introduces the basic financial accounting concepts, principles, and practices applied to the preparation and interpretation of the major financial statements. Included is complete coverage of the accounting cycle which is designed to satisfy the information requirements of external decision makers. Topics covered are asset valuation, liability measurement, income determination and equity activities. Integrated throughout is a discussion of ethical issues and considerations.

Principles II  Managerial Accounting

This course provides an introduction to traditional managerial accounting concepts and procedures utilized in the organization and processing of accounting information for management decision making purposes. Topics include managerial accounting and the business environment, cost terms and concepts, cost systems, cost behavior and cost-volume-profit analysis. In addition, the course covers the master budget, standard costing and variance analysis, performance evaluation, responsibility accounting, relevant cost analysis and decision making.

Auditing

A study of auditing theory and practical application of auditing standards and procedures to the review, testing, and evaluation of accounting controls and to the verification of transactions and balances to express an opinion in an audit report on the fairness of financial statements' presentation.

Forensic & Internal Accounting

This course introduces students to forensic auditing in fraudulent financial reporting and employee theft. This course also covers the foundations of internal auditing and operational audits performed by internal auditors.

This course introduces students to forensic auditing in fraudulent financial reporting and employee theft. This course also covers the foundations of internal auditing and operational audits performed by internal auditors.

Cyber Forensic Accounting

This course introduces students to cybersecurity from the CPA perspective. The course focuses on Forensic and Fraud examination with cybersecurity. 

Accounting Information Systems (AIS)

A study of concepts, principles, and procedures of accounting system design, installation, implementation, auditing, and maintenance in relating to system objectives, information requirements, constraints, system elements, and considerations on a computerized basis.

Introduction to Finance

This introductory Finance course provides knowledge of financial management. The course covers key terminology and language, Time Value of Money (TVM), financial markets and securities, financial statements, and analysis, risk and return, valuation of stocks and bonds, capital budgeting, cost of capital, capital structure, working capital management, dividend policy and international finance.

 

Intermediate Accounting

This introductory Finance course provides knowledge of financial management. The course covers key terminology and language, Time Value of Money (TVM), financial markets and securities, financial statements, and analysis, risk and return, valuation of stocks and bonds, capital budgeting, cost of capital, capital structure, working capital management, dividend policy and international finance.

 

Financial Statement Analysis

This course integrates concepts from accounting, economics, finance, and business strategy to evaluate financial statements and value firms. The course quantitatively evaluates firm strategies, forecasts financial statements, and applies sensitivity analysis techniques. The course utilizes business case studies from the professional literature, along with appropriate technologies, to practice various analysis and valuation techniques.

Income Tax Planning

Current tax code concepts, issues, and regulations and the resulting consequences and liabilities to a financial planner’s clients. The course explores the structure of the code as it pertains to the taxation of individuals, their businesses, partnerships, trusts, and other legal entities. This course will prepare you for the CFP-Certified Financial Planner Exam. 

MBA:  Corporate Finance

This course introduces students to concepts important to the financial success of a corporation.  Students will examine different forms of incorporation, key financial concepts including sources of investment capital, corporate investment strategies, dividend policy, short and long-term planning and risk management.  

Graduate Advanced Auditing

This reading and writing intensive course is for students who are familiar with financial auditing principles who wish to advance their auditing topics including those beyond the financial audit. This course focuses on when audits go wrong and behavioral and ethical concerns for auditors.  The course reviews current auditing research and professional standards. 

Seminar in Managerial Accounting

This doctoral-level seminar will address major issues in the area of managerial accounting research and business applications by reviewing and analyzing the existing research on major topics. Students’ research skills will be enhanced by requiring them to develop ideas for new research papers. Objective is to help students develop their own research agenda and facilitate continuing research in the future.

Data Analytics in Accounting

This course lists all of the various data analytics projects that we use in various accounting curriculum.  These are the data analytics projects that the accounting department is incorporating into the accounting curriculum.  ‚Äč

Excel Workshop

This is a workshop to show some of the basic and more advanced functions of Excel.  We cover basic workbooks with multiple worksheets. We then look into Worksheet tools, formulas, printing, conditional formatting, highlighting changes, comments, tracing precedents and linking data.  We also review security features.