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2010 IFRS Case Studies

KPMG
2010

This module includes IFRS seminar slides and 8 case studies covering a variety of accounting topics.
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Achieving Strategic and Performance Objectives at Emirates Airlines

Brian Ballou, Ph.D. and Dan Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2016

This module has three cases that deal with business issues in the airline industry and expose students to a number of core... Read More >
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ALPFA 2006 Cases

Brian Ballou, Ph.D., CPA, and Dan L. Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2006

These 33 cases were originally developed for use in the 2006 KPMG/Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and... Read More >
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ALPFA 2007 Cases

Brian Ballou, Ph.D., CPA, and Dan L. Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2007

These 10 cases were originally developed for use in the 2007 KPMG/Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and... Read More >
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ALPFA 2008 Cases

Brian Ballou, Ph.D., CPA, and Dan L. Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2008

These 10 cases were originally developed for use in the 2008 KPMG/Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and... Read More >
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ALPFA 2009 Cases

Brian Ballou, Ph.D., CPA, and Dan L. Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2009

These 10 cases were originally developed for use in the 2009 KPMG/Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and... Read More >
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ALPFA 2010 Cases

Brian Ballou, Ph.D., CPA, and Dan L. Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2010

These 10 cases were originally developed for use in the 2010 KPMG/Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and... Read More >
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ALPFA 2011 Cases

Brian Ballou, Ph.D., CPA, and Dan L. Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2011

These 10 cases were originally developed for use in the 2011 KPMG/Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and... Read More >
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ALPFA 2012 Cases

Brian Ballou, Ph.D., CPA, and Dan L. Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2012

These 10 cases were originally developed for use in the 2012 KPMG/Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and... Read More >
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ALPFA 2013 Cases

Brian Ballou, Ph.D., CPA, and Dan L. Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2013

These 10 cases were originally developed for use in the 2013 KPMG/Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and... Read More >
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Analytical Procedures (Majestic Hotels)

Frank A. Buckless, Ph.D., North Carolina State University
2012

Analytical procedures are more than just a risk-identification technique utilizing simple trends or financial ratios. This... Read More >
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Audit D&A Case Study: Urgent Medical Device, Inc.

Allen D. Blay, Florida State University, Jay C. Thibodeau, Bentley University
2018-07-16

This case and corresponding lecture materials are designed to integrate data and analytics in the financial statement... Read More >
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Board of Directors’ Role in Corporate Governance

Brian Ballou, Ph.D., CPA, and Dan L. Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2013

With an increasingly intelligent stakeholder pool full of dynamic expectations, boards must continually strive to balance... Read More >
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Cases Designed to Teach Critical Thinking and Professional Judgment in Auditing

Jay Thibodeau, Ph.D., Bentley University
2014

To help you integrate the KPMG Professional Judgment Framework into the classroom, these three cases about fraud will help... Read More >
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Developing and Applying Expertise to the Upscale Hospitality Industry in Dubai

Brian Ballou, Ph.D., CPA, and Dan L. Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2017-08-23

Three case studies covering crisis management and strategic assessment in the hospitality industry.
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Ethical Compass Toolkit: Advanced Case Studies

Barbara Porco, Ph.D., CPA, Fordham University
2016

This module presents 12 ethical dilemmas designed to help students recognize ethical issues. This module includes a... Read More >
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Ethical Compass Toolkit: Case Studies

Barbara Porco, Ph.D., CPA, Fordham University
2016

This module presents 8 ethical dilemmas designed to help students recognize ethical issues. This module includes a... Read More >
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Forensic Case Study: Lots of Books, Inc.

KPMG
2016

This case is designed to provide an introduction to the forensic accounting process and to challenge student teams to... Read More >
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Introduction to Accounting for Income Taxes

Dr. Barbara Porco, Ph.D., CPA
2018

Introduce your students to the basic theory of accounting for income taxes using this lecture material and interactive class... Read More >
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IT Audit Case Study: StellenTEK

Carey Cole, James Madison University
2017-09-21

This case and corresponding lecture materials teach students to identify security weaknesses within the processes of a... Read More >
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Manresa Air: Financial Due Diligence Case Study

KPMG
2008

This financial due diligence case study provides students with an introduction to the financial due diligence process, as... Read More >
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Professional Judgment in Accounting Service Lines

Dr. Jonathan Grenier & Dr. Andrew Reffett Professors of Accountancy, Miami University
2015

We all know that professional judgment is important in the accounting profession, but what does that mean exactly?
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Rigorous or Not?: A Case of Auditor Judgment for Deferred Tax Issues

Jan Taylor Morris, Ph.D., CPA, Sam Houston State University
2013

This module is an instructional case that utilizes the KPMG Professional Judgment Framework to assist students, acting as... Read More >
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Strategic Systems Auditing Cases

KPMG and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2000

This material provides an extensive overview of the strategic-systems approach to auditing. There are eight cases from six... Read More >
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Tax Communication Practice Exercises

Dr. Tracy Noga, Bentley University
2015

Seven different tax issues are provided, along with relevant research materials. Students are asked to draft a research... Read More >
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Technical Case Studies: Revised and Updated

KPMG
2013

These four case studies are based on actual projects and cover the following topics: accounting for lease extensions,... Read More >
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Triangle Manufactured Homes

KPMG LLP, the KPMG Foundation, Robert H. Ashton, and Timothy B. Bell
2012

This case covers the off-balance-sheet transfer of financial assets generated by loans to subprime borrowers. The materials... Read More >
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