Treasury, SEC, FASB Schedule Mtgs for March 13; R U Interested in Teaching, But Don't Have PhD? March Deadline for AAA, AACSB

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By Edith Orenstein, FEI Financial Reporting Blog - Three events will take place on Thursday, March 13. (Talk about multi-tasking, I wish I had 3 ears and six hands so I could blog about all 3 simultaneously!) These include:

  • Treasury's Advisory Committee on the Auditing Profession (ACAP), co-chaired by former Arthur Levitt, Jr. and Don Nicolaisen, meeting March 13,10 a.m. Eastern time.

  • SEC's Advisory Committee on Improvements to Financial Reporting (CiFIR or the Pozen Committee, for committee chair Robert Pozen), meeting at the University of California-San Francisco, at 3:00 PM Pacific time March 13, continuing 8:00 a.m. Pacific time March 14,

  • FASB's webcast on: "The Move to Codification of U.S. GAAP," March 13 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Eastern time.

Do You Want To Teach, But Don’t Have a PhD? Check out AAA PQ Program, AACSB Bridge Program,Deadlines in March

You may have seen the front page story in today’s Wall Street Journal, “High Schools Add Classes Scripted by Corporations,” by Anne Marie Chaker, about how corporations are funding career development and specific skill training programs, to create the next generation of workers in their field.

On a related note, if you have thought about teaching at the college level but assumed you couldn’t because you don’t have a PhD, think again – the AAA’s program for Professionally Qualified (“PQ”) instructors, or the AACSB’s “Bridge” program, may be for you.

Read more about AAA's April 19 PQ program in New York City (application deadline March 26) - including an article about an FEI member Mark Moyer's experience at a AAA PQ program - and AACSB's May 4-9 Bridge program at Babson College (application deadline March 10), here.

Posted by Edith Orenstein, FEI Financial Reporting Blog, 1:25 a.m. March 6, 2008.


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