Lipscomb University College of Business

Introduction

Lipscomb University delivers a complete education characterized by a distinctive integration of Christian faith and practice with academic excellence. This complete education, which includes liberal arts studies and professional preparation, does not suggest a finished education. Rather, it reflects Lipscomb’s commitment to the comprehensive development of each student — spiritually, intellectually, socially, and physically — to prepare graduates for life and eternity.

The College of Business at Lipscomb University seeks to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies they need to be successful in today’s global business environment. Lipscomb has a distinctive atmosphere in which to provide this preparation. Students may choose from excellent academic programs that are delivered in a Christian environment by exceptional faculty whose passion is helping students achieve their goals.

The College of Business is a member of The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and is a member of and is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs. The college also sponsors the Eta Mu chapter of Delta Mu Delta, a national business honor society for business majors.

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Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

Campus Full time August 2018 USA Nashville

This is a Graduate Business MAcc Program. The College of Business at Lipscomb University is dedicated to preparing students for their role in Accounting by combining rigorous academics in a faith-based approach. [+]

This is a Graduate Business MAcc Program. The College of Business at Lipscomb University is dedicated to preparing students for their role in Accounting by combining rigorous academics in a faith-based approach.

Master of Accountancy Course Description

MAcc 6003        Corporate Governance and Internal Control    

Corporate Governance refers to the myriad of constraints designed to make managers and directors act in their shareholders’ interest. Topics covered include choice of legal form of organization, ownership structure, corporate charter, stakeholders and corporate social responsibility, proxy process, board of directors, CEO compensation, CEO performance evaluation, CEO retention, boundaries of the firm, and international corporate governance. Additional topics will include the design and evaluation perspectives of the control environment, risk assessment, control activities, and monitoring. Special attention will be paid to the rapidly changing environment affecting corporate management as they continue to respond to Sarbanes-Oxley.                        MAcc 6753        Financial Statement Analysis                              ... [-]