Collat School of Business to Help CPAs Earn CPE Credit This Summer

UAB-CPE-DayThe Collat School of Business is offering two day-long seminars this summer designed to help working professionals stay current on accounting and auditing changes and earn up to 16 hours of Accounting and Auditing CPE credit.




The Accounting CPE Day 1 event on Friday, August 15, 2014 will feature four informative sessions in key subjects, such as malpractice litigation, fraud examination, auditing operating systems, and recent FASB accounting standards. Participants will receive 8 hours of Accounting and Auditing CPE credit.

Steve Grice, PhD, CPA, the Botts Professor of Accounting and Director of the Master of Accountancy Program at Troy University, will provide the keynote address. Dr. Grice previously served as a professor of accounting at UAB and was director of its Master of Accounting program. He has authored more than 40 journal articles and provided technical consultation to various CPA firms. He currently serves as the Scholar-in-Residence for Carr, Riggs, & Ingram, LLC.

The Accounting CPE Day 2 event on Friday, September 12, 2014 will feature three informative sessions in key subjects, such as forensic auditing, fraud risk assessment, performing an IT risk assessment, and current FASB and PCAOB proposals. Participants will receive 8 hours of Accounting and Auditing CPE credit.

Quinton Booker, PhD, CPA, professor and chairman of the Department of Accounting at Jackson State University, will provide the keynote address. Dr. Booker currently serves as a member of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy’s Center for the Public Trust. He served as a member of the Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy from 1992 to 2002, and recently completed a three-year term on the AICPA Board of Directors.

Both events will begin with a continental breakfast at 7:45 a.m. at The Club. Sessions begin at 8:15 a.m. Each day costs $250 for individuals and $200 each for groups of 3 or more with early bird registration, and covers the day’s sessions, session materials, a continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments.

Contact Eddie Nabors at (205) 934-8894 with questions, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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