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Take the Practicum Plunge

Overcome obstacles to giving students real-world accounting experience. That’s the opening sentence in this story about student practicum experiences published by the American Institute of CPAs – AICPA – on their website.

Examples of practicum experiences include the work Poole College’s Master of Accounting students do as part of their coursework in enterprise risk management. Mark Beasley, professor of accounting and director of the ERM Initiative based in Poole College, and his colleague at the University of Kentucky and AICPA offer advice for faculty members at other business schools who are considering adding practicum experiences to their classes. Read the full story.