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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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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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Building an effective financial crimes change management program

KPMG
2017-09-15

This paper discusses the importance of establishing a financial crimes change management program that begins with an... 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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Crisis Management in Organizations

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

Compared to the majority of risks an enterprise will face, crises are relatively unpredictable, improbable, and possibly... Read More >
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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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Evaluating and Implementing Risk Response Alternatives

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

This module teaches students how to take a portfolio approach to risk management, so as to optimize, rather than minimize,... Read More >
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Executive Leadership and Control

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

Executives must do what they can to put organizations in the best possible situation so employees will use resources to... Read More >
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Featured Webcast: New leases standard implementation Part 1: A conversation with FASB

KPMG
2017-10-24

Join us on Tuesday, October 24 from 12:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. EDT for KPMG's discussion about lease standard... 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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How to Think About Real Tax Reform

Harry L. Gutman, KPMG Washington National Tax
2012

This report exposes tax reform misconceptions and provides some basic facts and analytic tools to help reach an informed... Read More >
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IFRS 15 Revenue – 2017 Update and Implementation Issues

KPMG
2017-05-18

This 60-minute IFRS Webcast held on May 18, 2017 summarizes key differences between IFRS 15 and ASC 606, including... Read More >
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Integrated Curriculum Modules

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

KPMG is pleased to support Miami University’s William Isaac & Michael Oxley Center for Business Leadership... Read More >
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KPMG Book on Tax Reform

KPMG
2018-02-14

With new observations, analysis, and graphics, the latest KPMG book on tax reform along with related resources is a helpful... Read More >
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KPMG Forensic Leaders Author Book, Managing the Risk of Fraud and Misconduct

Richard Girgenti, KPMG, Timothy Hedley, KPMG
2011

Richard H. Girgenti, leader of Forensic Services for U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP, and Timothy P. Hedley, who... 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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Partnership Tax Video

KPMG
2012

In this video, two professionals from KPMG Washington National Tax discuss the potential tax issues that may arise when... 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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Revenue Recognition Handbook

KPMG
2017-06-28

KPMG’s guidance on and interpretation of ASC 606. KPMG explains the new revenue recognition standard in detail, providing... Read More >
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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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Sales and Use Taxes and the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) Classroom Presentation

KPMG
2013

This module provides an overview of state sales and use taxes and discusses the effect the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA)... Read More >
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Supplement to KPMG Book on Tax Reform

KPMG
2018-10-24

This supplement to the KPMG Book on Tax Reform summarizes the post-enactment federal tax guidance and legislation.
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Sustainability Issues and Opportunities with Information Systems

John "Skip" Benamati, Ph.D. and Jeffrey W Merhout, Ph.D., Miami University
2013

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability are certainly in the forefront of strategic thought processes in... Read More >
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Transparently Communicating Enterprise Risk Management Effectiveness To Create Long-Term Value

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

Effective enterprise risk management (ERM) creates long-term value for organizations by helping them achieve their... 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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Understanding ERM and Assessing Inherent Risk

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

Enterprise risk management (ERM) involves identifying and ultimately managing risks and seeking opportunities associated... Read More >
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Using Performance Measurement Techniques to Improve Enterprise Risk Management Effectiveness

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

The objective of this module is to provide students with an understanding of how organizations can more effectively assess... Read More >
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