Class debate on global accounting standards brings complex issue to life.

“Should the United States adopt the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) now being used by more than 100 countries?” That thorny question challenged the 32 students in the Global Accounting, Auditing and Financial Strategy course taught by Stephen Lin in the Master of Accounting (MACC) program in the College of Business Administration at Florida International […]

Business students increase global perspective during trip to London, Paris.

When Florida International University (FIU) student Joseph Iglesias was atop the London Eye, the largest Ferris wheel in Europe, he got quite a different view of the city. When he participated in the business learning opportunities during the trip abroad, Iglesias benefited from yet another new perspective. “I learned so much about international business, with […]

Faculty Notes

School of Accounting Stephen Lin, associate professor and Knight Ridder Center Research professor; and assistant professors Abijit Barua and John (Changjiang) Wang, won a highly competitive “IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) Ready” award from the PricewaterhouseCoopers Charitable Foundation to fund their curriculum development proposal titled “Integrating IFRS in both accounting-major undergraduate and Master of Accounting […]