Today’s complex global economy demands that professionals are multi-skilled with a strong strategic outlook. The bigger the decision, the more accurate the information must be. Some of the people and groups who use accounting information include individuals, businesses, investors and creditors, governmental regulatory agencies, taxing authorities at all levels, non profit organizations, and sometimes employees and labor unions.
The focus of the faculty of the department of accounting in achieving its mission is on maintaining a responsive accounting program that provides students with sufficient technical and conceptual knowledge for a successful career in accounting, as well as with the problem-solving and communication skills necessary to apply their knowledge in a professional setting.
Often it happens that the person handling the accounting finance or the financial aspect of the business does not make it a habit to maintain all the financial records consistently, especially the small transactions that are done on a daily or weekly basis.
Richard Leftwich, Fuji Bank and Heller Professor of Accounting and Finance, has been a member of the faculty at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business since 1979, and he visited the Harvard Business School as a Marvin Bower Fellow in 1986 – 87. He has been deputy dean for faculty since July 2004.
The Doctor of Philosophy is a three year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.Tags: admissions