Globalization and Accounting

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Course No: ACCT.6220-082; SIS Class Nbr: 1449; SIS Term: 3230
Course Status: Open

Course Description

What role do accountants play in the globalizing business environment? This course will explore this topic, emphasizing global capital markets and financial reporting, the impact of global organizational structures and information systems on managerial accounting, and complex issues of audit and taxation that emerge in this global environment. To appreciate the impact of globalization, the course will consider such aspects as variations in the currencies, cultures, history, ethical issues and legal systems of different regions of the world, emphasizing how managers need to consider global opportunities and risks in their decision-making manage effectively.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Matriculated MBA students who have completed ACCT.5010, FINA.5010, MKTG.5010, POMS.5010, MGMT.5010, MGMT.5110, ACCT.6010 or permission of MBA coordinator or MSA students or permission of MSA Coordinator.
  • 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; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: George Joseph
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2023: Mar 13 to May 06
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1965
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: Online MBA, M.S. in Accounting

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