Creative Accounting and Accounting Scandals in the USA

Exam Questions: 10
Course Level: Basic
Pages: 38 | Content: 28, Supplemental: 10
NASBA Area of Study: Accounting
Not Acceptable for: Enrolled Agents
Version: 6920C

The US has experienced a large number of accounting scandals involving companies such as Cendant Corp., Tyco International, Ltd., and Enron Corp. This course discusses many of these scandals, including what creative accounting method was used or fraud that was perpetrated. Lastly, the course covers the actions taken by Congress as a result. PLEASE NOTE: Examples in course are somewhat old (Enron, WorldCom) but still relevant. Not accepted for Enrolled Agents. All course material provided. No prerequisites. Course level: Basic.

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Table of Contents
  • Creative Accounting and Accounting Scandals in the USA
  • To recognize the creative accounting methods used in various accounting scandals
  • To identify the actions taken as a result of the numerous accounting scandals in the US

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