Wiley CPA Examination Review Focus Notes: Business Environment and Concepts 2011

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 23, 2010 - Study Aids - 175 pages
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This book uses acronyms and mnemonic devices to help candidates remember the accounting rules and checklists needed to pass the exam. It provides a thorough review of all basic skills and concepts need for the exam. The new computerized CPA exam includes one or two case study simulations in each section, approximately 20-40 minutes in length, that will require candidates to perform research activities, use common spreadsheet and word processing functions, and use a financial calculator or spreadsheet to perform financial calculations. In order to assist candidates in successfully performing these simulations, Wiley Focus Notes include references to authoritative literature, sample spreadsheets, and key concepts, tips and tools to facilitate research
 

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Contents

Information Technology
12
Economics Strategy
47
Financial Risk Management Capital Budgeting
77
Financial Management
98
Performance Measures
122
Cost Measurement
137
Planning Control Analysis
152
Index
172
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Kevin Stevens, DBA, CPA, is the director of the School of Accountancy and Management Information Systems at DePaul University. He is a full professor of accountancy and is a registered certified public account in Illinois. He has taught for many years in DePaul's CPA review program and at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. He holds a doctoral degree in business administration (accountancy) from the University of Kentucky, a master's in taxation from DePaul, a master's in accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana and a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Loyola University, Chicago.

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