Accounting (ACCT)

ACCT*6100  Integrated Cases I  Summer Only  [0.50]  

"Integrated Cases I" is a required course for students pursuing a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation and will provide students with an in-depth knowledge of financial reporting and auditing. The course will integrate topics from both the finance and taxation areas of the CPA competency map. The course will also assist students in developing their problem solving and decision making abilities and communication skills, which are part of the enabling competencies of the CPA competency map.

Restriction(s): Restricted to students in MA.MGMT:L and GDip.ACCT  
Department(s): Department of Management  
Location(s): Guelph  
ACCT*6200  Integrated Cases II  Summer Only  [0.50]  

"Integrated Cases II" is a required course for students pursuing a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation and will provide students with an in-depth knowledge of management accounting. The course will integrate topics from both the strategy and governance and the finance areas of the CPA competency map. The course will also assist students in developing their problem solving and decision-making abilities and communication skills, which are part of the enabling competencies of the CPA competency map.

Restriction(s): Restricted to students in MA.MGMT:L and GDip.ACCT  
Department(s): Department of Management  
Location(s): Guelph  
ACCT*6300  Taxation  Summer Only  [0.50]  

This course is intended to help students achieve the competencies related to Elective Module 4 (E4) - Taxation in the CPA Competency Map. It covers the competencies necessary to provide taxation services and guidance. Topics include: compliance and tax-planning issues for both individuals and corporate entities, as well as, partnerships and trusts, risk tolerance of all stakeholders involved, tax governance, controls, and risk management, and the importance of taking taxes into account when making business and investment decisions..

Restriction(s): Restricted to students in MA.MGMT:L and GDip.ACCT  
Department(s): Department of Management  
Location(s): Guelph  
ACCT*6400  Performance Management  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Performance Management is an elective course for students pursuing a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation and will build on students' management accounting knowledge from both their undergraduate courses as well as "Integrated Cases II". The course will also assist students in further developing their problem solving and decision-making abilities and communication skills, which are part of the enabling competencies of the CPA competency map.

Restriction(s): Restricted to students in MA.MGMT:L and GDip.ACCT  
Department(s): Department of Management  
Location(s): Guelph  
ACCT*6500  Assurance  Summer Only  [0.50]  

This course develops the competencies necessary to assess an entity's assurance needs and perform both internal audit projects and external assurance engagements. The CPA Competency Map describes in detail the two types of competencies - technical and enabling - that employers in public practice, industry, and government require of accounting professionals. As such, the CPA Competency Map will be utilized in this course to help ensure that students meet the course learning objectives.

Restriction(s): Restricted to students in MA.MGMT:L and GDip.ACCT  
Department(s): Department of Management  
Location(s): Guelph  
ACCT*6600  Financial Management  Unspecified  [0.50]  

The course will build upon the conceptual foundation developed in undergraduate introductory finance courses. The focus of the course is on the development of competencies in identifying, analyzing, evaluating and making appropriate recommendations for investing and financing decisions in a variety of professional contexts, particularly in the areas of treasury management, valuation, and risk management. There will be a strong emphasis on applying the body of knowledge in integrated case problems.

Restriction(s): Restricted to students in MA.MGMT:L and GDip.ACCT  
Department(s): Department of Management  
Location(s): Guelph