Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2015 Focus Notes: Business Environment and Concepts

  • 55m
  • Kurt Pany, O. Ray Whittington
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2015

Updated annually with the latest AICPA content guidelines, Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2015 Focus Notes provides a review of all the basic skills and concepts tested on the CPA exam and teaches important strategies to take the exam faster and more accurately. Filled with acronyms and mnemonic devices to help candidates remember the accounting rules and checklists needed to pass the exam, Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2015 Focus Notes provides a thorough review of all basic skills and concepts needed for the exam.

  • Includes tips on identifying and interpreting annual reports, stock reports, and other published material to help with the research requirements of the new case study simulations
  • Available in a handy, easy-to-carry, spiral bound reference manual
  • Includes acronyms and mnemonics to help candidates learn and remember a variety of rules and checklists

In order to assist candidates in successfully performing exam simulations, Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2015 Focus Notes include references to authoritative literature, sample spreadsheets, and key concepts, tips and tools to facilitate research.

About the Authors

Ray Whittington, PhD, CPA, CMA, CIA, is the dean of the Driehaus College of Business at DePaul University. Prior to joining the faculty at DePaul, Professor Whittington was the Director of Accountancy at San Diego State University. From 1989 through 1991, he was the Director of Auditing Research for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and he previously was on the audit staff of KPMG. He previously served as a member of the Auditing Standards Board of the AICPA and as a member of the Accounting and Review Services Committee and the Board of Regents of the Institute of Internal Auditors. Professor Whittington has published numerous textbooks, articles, monographs, and continuing education courses.

Kurt Pany, PhD, CPA, is a Professor of Accounting at Arizona State University. His basic and advanced auditing courses provided the basis on which he received the Arizona Society of CPA's Excellence in Teaching Award and an Arizona CPA Foundation Award for Innovation in the Classroom for the integration of computer and professional ethics applications. His professional experience includes serving for four years on the AICPA's Auditing Standards Board, serving as an academic fellow in the Auditing Division of the AICPA, and prior to entering academe, working as a staff auditor for Deloitte and Touche.

In this Book

  • Focus on—Corporate Governance, Internal Control, and Enterprise Risk Management
  • Focus on—Information Technology
  • Focus on—Economics, Strategy, and Globalization
  • Focus on—Financial Risk Management and Capital Budgeting
  • Focus on—Financial Management
  • Focus on—Performance Measures and Management Techniques
  • Focus on—Cost Measurement and Assignment
  • Focus on—Planning, Control, and Analysis