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September 23, 2014

The game of risk: AICPA and CIMA urge businesses to rethink their value chains

Expanding businesses into new markets brings with it a slew of new factors to consider: globalization, digitization, and company culture, to name a few. Recognizing these obstacles, the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) have released Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) reports entitled Rethinking the Value Chain, a series designed to help businesses reevaluate opportunities in emerging markets and strengthen their value chains.

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Syracuse U.'s Whitman School debuts online MS in Accounting course

Syracuse University's Martin J. Whitman School of Management, in conjunction with 2U, Inc, has announced the Accounting@Syracuse program - an online Master of Science in Professional Accounting course, that acts as an offshoot of the existing MBA@Syracuse program.

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September 22, 2014

Get me to Africa!

This experience truly exemplifies how social media impacts our work today. How we can all be global firms – no matter what size we actually are!

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Higher ed. officials cite enrollment as top concern of 2014

The KPMG Higher Education Outlook Survey, which polls 120 senior officers in college and universities, found that 85% of officials are either "very" or "somewhat" concerned about maintaining their current enrollment levels - up 14% from last year.

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September 19, 2014

Temple business majors to network on the run

If you think you've seen every collegiate ice-breaker before, think again: Temple University's Ambler Campus Accounting Professional Society will host the first ever "CPA Dash" next Sunday, September 28th, at 11 a.m. As the name suggests, four-person teams are invited to participate in a relay race of sorts, showcasing their accounting skills on the fly.

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Registration open for IMA's 15th Annual Student Leadership Conference in Ind.

For students and young professionals looking to gain a competitive edge in landing their dream job, the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) is here to help. Registration is now open for IMA’s 15th Annual Student Leadership Conference, to be held Nov. 6-8, 2014 at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown in Indianapolis. Leading experts will be on hand to discuss career opportunities, business ethics, the value of CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) certification, and more.

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September 18, 2014

Student awarded $20K PhD Scholarship via Dixon Hughes in effort to promote diversity

Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP has awarded PhD Project participant Joye Caston a two-year, $10,000 per year scholarship to pursue her doctorate in accounting at Jackson State University - the first Dixon Hughes Goodman Doctoral Scholarship to ever be awarded

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Finding and generating original content ideas

Content is at the center of marketing today. From articles to videos, from blog posts to whitepapers - you can’t market in today’s environment without creating content. The problem is, coming up with original content ideas evades most of us. So what do we write about?

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September 17, 2014

Alloitt Group completes Deloitte's Ride Across Britain challenge

Alloitt Group recently completed the Deloitte Ride Across Britain challenge - a nine-day (Sept. 6th - 14th), 969 mile "end to end" ride through the UK that benefits a charity of the participants' choosing.

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Majority of Australian accounting students are foreign, face tough job market

The majority of Australian accounting students are now international, The Australian Financial Review reports. 79% of Australian graduate accounting students hailed from overseas in 2013, with 55% of international students comprising undergraduate scholars in the field as well. Accounting was only behind business and management enrollment for international students in the Australian collegiate system last year.

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