Using the Internet, students will independently research one specific accounting-related position.
Examples of suitable positions could be:
The paper should outline the following points of interest regarding the accounting position:
This research paper should be approximately 500 words in length, typed, and double-spaced.
Suggested Online Resources:
|1||Analysis of the position (specifics outlined above).||7|
|2||Description of company (manufacturer?, service?, corporate goals?)||3|
|3||Ability to inspire interest or enthusiasm in the position.||5|
|4||Spelling, grammar, and presentation.||5|
The student will prepare an investigative report on a recent corporate scandal that involved improper accounting practices. Recent scandals include: For a more detailed sumary of recent corporate scandals, please visit the CBC's corporate scandal page.
Sections of this investigative report would include:
For more details of the expectations for this report, download the complete Accounting Scandals Rubric.
Note: This exercise involves more work than the accounting career report, but some students have indicated that it seems a lot more interesting. This project is be marked out of 50, and would likely require at LEAST 1200 words to complete.