Thursday, December 15th, 2011 - 9:42 pm

Exciting opportunity to study international accounting in London/Paris in Summer 2012

International Accounting Experience – May/June 2012 Study Abroad in Europe

 LONDON, ENGLAND May 27 – June 2, 2012

PARIS, FRANCE June 3 – June 9, 2012


Course Title and Description:  MGMT 40300 (qualifies as an EXL course)

*Trip Highlights:

  • In London, visit the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) to learn about the Board’s position on the U.S. GAAP and IFRS convergence project
  • Visit Ernst & Young to learn about issues in auditing companies complying with IFRS in the UK
  • At Lloyds of London, learn about issues surrounding the UK’s compliance with financial instruments and the “carve out”
  • Head to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) to learn about education harmonization issues for certification in the UK and Europe
  • Venture to Parliament to learn how IFRS is first endorsed by Parliament before being accepted as an accounting standard
  • In Paris, visit Sodexo to learn about application of IFRS by a French company
  • Visit the Organisation for Economic and Co-Operative Development (OECD) to learn about national accounting harmonization efforts and difficulties
  • Tour Grant Thorton to learn about their international expansion into France, and much more
  • Explore The Musée du Louvre (The Louvre Museum), Eifel Tower, etc.
  • Collect data on Small and Medium-Size Enterprises (SMEs)

*This is an initial proposed itinerary and may be subject to change.

*Cost: $3000

  • The cost of the trip includes tuition and lodging, as well as some meals and any fees associated with trip excursions.
  • Cost for airfare is additional. 
  • This course for qualifies for financial aid.   

Interested students should contact Professor Dolores Rinke at or 219-989-2605. 

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