This fall, accounting students at Florida International University will have an advantage available at only three other U.S. universities: Upon graduation, they will automatically be deemed to have fulfilled eight sections of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants exam, a designation similar to the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination. “It gives our students a huge […]
Jose M. Aldrich joins College of Business as Vice Dean – Administration.
Jose M. Aldrich, a 35-year veteran of KPMG LLP, who recently led its Latin America tax practice, has been appointed vice dean—administration at Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Business. “Jose Aldrich is a successful international leader who is known for his professionalism, collegiality and business acumen,” said David R. Klock, dean of the College […]
Accounting students tackle real-world challenges in 2009 xTAX competition.
Business is a place where theory is executed in real-time. Decisions carry consequences, communication is key and collaborative thinking a must. The national xTAX case study competition, sponsored by global tax services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), encourages students to think outside the confines of the classroom where these business lessons can best be learned. In late […]