Educator Webinars

Upcoming and Archived Educator Webinars

Covering the latest in accounting education with AICPA staff, accounting faculty and expert practitioners.

Upcoming

Friday, July 23, 2021; 10:00-11:30am EST


Faculty Hour: CPA Evolution Impact on Accounting Programs

Host: Jan Taylor Morris, Ph.D., CPA, CGMA, Academic in Residence at AICPA
Guest Speakers:
Elizabeth Gordon, Temple University; Kim Church, Missouri State University; and Jennifer Vidrine, Paul Quinn College

Join panelists as they discuss the integration of the CPA Evolution Model Curriculum into their accounting programs. Program chairs from diverse types of accounting programs: Temple University (Pennsylvania), Missouri State University, Paul Quinn College (Texas) will provide their plans to integrate the CPA Evolution Model Curriculum into their programs. Each section of the CPA Evolution Model Curriculum will be reviewed as it impacts their classes, their staffing, their feeder schools, and their students to provide attendees with sample program structure and best practices for integration. Earn 1.5 hours of FREE CPE from the AICPA for attending the full duration of the live event.


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Archived

Friday, June 25, 2021; 2:00-3:30pm EST


Faculty Hour: Data Analytics in Accounting: How to Help Your Students Become Better Critical Thinkers

Host: Joann David, Senior Manager of Academic Initiatives
Guest Speakers:
Susan Wolcott, Independent Scholar; and Guido Geerts, Professor of Accounting and EY Faculty Scholar, University of Delaware

Watch this webcast recording to recall how to design and use accounting assignments to enhance students’ analyzing and critical thinking skills when working with data. Join our speakers as they introduce various types of data analytics assignments developed using the guidelines presented in the AICPA Faculty Guide, How to Help Your Students Become Better Critical Thinkers. The presenters reconstruct alternative ways to design assignments to promote skill development for students in different types of accounting courses.


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Friday, April 30, 2021; 2:00-3:30pm EST


Faculty Hour: Cybersecurity Resources to Enhance Accounting Curricula

Host: Joann David, Senior Manager of Academic Initiatives
Guest Speakers:
Jan Taylor Morris, Ph.D., CPA, CGMA, Academic in Residence at AICPA and Nancy Bagranoff, Ph.D., CPA, Professor of Accounting at University of Richmond

Watch this webinar recording for a discussion and demonstration of cybersecurity technical content you can infuse into your accounting curricula leveraging a variety of resources Nancy Bagranoff has selected and determined to use in her course. A walkthrough of her course syllabi, course structure, anatomy of a breach is shared to encourage your application of these tools.


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Friday, March 19, 2021; 2:00-3:30pm EST


Faculty Hour: CPA Evolution Update and Data Analytics for Audit Deep Dive

Host: Anna E. Howard, CPA, Senior Manager of Academic Initiatives
Guest Speakers:
Carl Mayes, CPA, Associate Director, AICPA and Meredith F. Piotti, CPA, CIA, Principal, Wolf & Company

Watch the recording of the third Faculty Hour to get the latest CPA Evolution update and take a deeper dive into the world of audit data analytics. The AICPA’s Carl Mayes discusses the results of our recent gap analysis survey of accounting program chairs. After Carl presents the findings, Meredith Piotti, a subject matter expert from Wolf & Company, expands on the audit data analytic gap identified in the survey. Her presentation includes an example of how data analytic software such as Alteryx can enhance audit courses.


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Friday, February 26, 2021; 2:00-3:30pm EST


Faculty Hour: The AICPA's Academics Area Response to the Evolution of the Accounting Profession

Hosts: Jan Taylor Morris, CPA, CGMA, Ph.D., Academic-in-Residence at the AICPA and Associate Professor of Accounting at Sam Houston State University; Markus Ahrens, CPA, CGMA, Professor of Accounting and Chair of the Accounting and Business Department at St. Louis Community College

This webinar features a conversation that addresses how the Association is striving to evolve accounting education through the variety of initiatives supported by the Academic in Residence and the Academic Executive Committee.


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Friday, January 29, 2021; 2:00-3:30pm EST


Faculty Hour: CPA Evolution Update and an Excel Deep Dive

Hosts: AICPA CPA Evolution Team; Vikki G. Nunn, CPA, CITP Partner, Porter, Muirhead, Cornia & Howard; Wendy Tietz, PhD, CPA, CMA, CGMA, CSCA Professor, Kent State University

The AICPA CPA Evolution team, Vikki G. Nunn, CPA, CITP, and Wendy M. Tietz, PhD, CPA, CMA, CGMA, CSCA provide an update on the current status of the CPA Evolution initiative and a deep dive into an interactive Excel Dynamic Dashboard case for teaching data analytics in introductory accounting a courses.


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Friday, October 30, 2020; 2:00-3:30pm EST


Critical Thinking: Ethics and Advanced Accounting

Hosts: Steve Matzke, Director - Faculty & University Initiatives, AICPA; Susan Wolcott, PhD, CPA, CMA, Independent Scholar, Wolcott Lynch

In the third installment of the Critical Thinking Webinar Series, Susan Wolcott, CPA, Ph.D., shares recommendations for transforming your advanced accounting courses by implementing the AICPA guide How to Help Your Students Become Better Critical Thinkers.


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Friday, September 25, 2020; 12:00-1:00 EST


CPA Evolution

Hosts: Colleen Conrad, CPA, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer @NASBA; Carl Mayes, CPA, Associate Director – CPA Quality & Evolution @AICPA; Anna E. Howard, CPA, Senior Manager - Academic Initiatives @AICPA


If you haven’t already heard, the CPA Evolution initiative is transforming the CPA licensure model in recognition of the rapidly changing skills and competencies practice requires today and will require in the future. It is a joint effort of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). To learn more about CPA Evolution, the changes to the CPA licensure model and how you may be affected, watch this webinar. You can also learn more by visiting the CPA Evolution website.


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July 31, 2020


OVERVIEW: How to Help Your Students Become Better Critical Thinkers

Hosts: Steve Matzke, Director - Faculty & University Initiatives, AICPA; Susan Wolcott, PhD, CPA, CMA, Independent Scholar, Wolcott Lynch


This webinar introduces brand-new AICPA critical thinking resources. You will learn how to recognize the cognitive development stages of your students and to use appropriate learning assignments and activities to help your students meet the demands of the workplace.


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August 25, 2020


INTRODUCTORY ACCOUNTING: How to Help Your Students Become Better Critical Thinkers

Hosts: Steve Matzke, Director - Faculty & University Initiatives, AICPA; Susan Wolcott, PhD, CPA, CMA, Independent Scholar, Wolcott Lynch; Deanna Foster, Assistant Professor of Accounting, Nichols College


This webinar is the second in a series of three e-learning opportunities demonstrating how you can use AICPA resources to help your accounting students develop critical thinking skills. This webinar will provide specific examples of learning activities that faculty can use in their introductory financial or managerial accounting courses. The examples will follow guidance in the AICPA guide, How to Help Your Students Become Better Critical Thinkers.


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