Smart stops on the Web.COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT SITES
How Do You Measure Up? www.aicpa.org/info/021108cat.asp
Current and future CPAs can evaluate their proficiency levels with the AICPA'S competency self-assessment tool (CAT) at this section of the Institute's Web site. All competency models--including ones for audit, business valuation, forensics See computer forensics. and litigation An action brought in court to enforce a particular right. The act or process of bringing a lawsuit in and of itself; a judicial contest; any dispute.
When a person begins a civil lawsuit, the person enters into a process called litigation. services, ElderCare/PrimePlus and fraud--generate personalized analyses that suggest appropriate education resources.
A Historical Perspective www.atasection.org/midyearmeetings/2003/papers/roberts.pdf
Michael Roberts, Joe Lane Professor of Accounting at the University of Alabama The University of Alabama (also known as Alabama, UA or colloquially as 'Bama) is a public coeducational university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA. Founded in 1831, UA is the flagship campus of the University of Alabama System. , Tuscaloosa, wrote the paper "Prioritizing the Core Competencies"--at the American Accounting Association's e-stop--in response to the AICPA's Core Competency Framework for Entry Into the Accounting Profession (www.aicpa.org/edu/corecomp.htm). Roberts' paper, which CPAs can view here for free, provides detailed summaries of required competencies.
Education Assessments www.trinity.edu/rjensen/assess.htm
CPAs with an interest in competencies for educators can read discussion threads at Bob Jensen's Web site. Jensen is Jesse H. Jones Distinguished Professor of Business Administration at Trinity University Trinity University may refer to:
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HR Competencies www.humanasset.net
Visitors here can find survey results on, for example, the focus of current human resources The fancy word for "people." The human resources department within an organization, years ago known as the "personnel department," manages the administrative aspects of the employees. competencies and measurements of their effectiveness. Users also can tap into best practices and the latest trends in HR asset management, as well as read the article "Applying Technology to Maximize Human Assets."
The Human Equation www.schoonover.com
This Web site offers CPAs who have employees white papers on topics such as implementing competency-based performance systems and HR competencies for the new century, to name a few. Other white paper subjects include applying technology to maximize human assets, career planning, hiring and selection.
Assess Yourself www.masterfacilitatorjournal.com
CPAs who double as seminar leaders, meeting facilitators or trainers can find current and archived issues of the e-zine Master Facilitator Journal at this Web site. They also can use tools such as the "master facilitator competency self-assessment," which includes checklists on intervention and presenting skills.
GENERAL INTEREST SITES
From Uncle Sam www.govbenefits.gov
CPAs can find state and federal benefits programs, including those of the Employment and Training Administration, the Federal insurance Administration and the Risk Management Agency, for their clients by clicking on Locate Federal Benefits on the home page. Users can access a category, such as economic injury disaster loans, and read its description and general eligibility criteria.
The Next Step www.govloans.gov
If you're interested in a loan from one of the benefits programs at govbenefits.gov, come to this Web stop to see whether you have all the qualifications. For an economic injury disaster loan, for example--accessible from the home page's link to Business Loans--you will get comparisons of similar programs' maximum loan amounts, interest rates and prepayment penalties.
Student Resources www.accountingstudents.com
Accounting students looking for Looking for
In the context of general equities, this describing a buy interest in which a dealer is asked to offer stock, often involving a capital commitment. Antithesis of in touch with. things such as study aids and links to career opportunities will want to bookmark A stored location for quick retrieval at a later date. Web browsers provide bookmarks that contain the addresses (URLs) of favorite sites. Most electronic references, large text databases and help systems provide bookmarks that mark a location users want to revisit in the future. this Web site. The home page organizes these resources into categories including accounting standards, accounting jobs and financial accounting. Each category offers dozens of resources--for example, users who click on accounting studies will find links to gratis GRATIS. Without reward or consideration.
2. When a bailee undertakes to perform some act or work gratis, he is answerable for his gross negligence, if any loss should be sustained in consequence of it; but a distinction exists between non-feasance and study guides and CPA (Computer Press Association, Landing, NJ) An earlier membership organization founded in 1983 that promoted excellence in computer journalism. Its annual awards honored outstanding examples in print, broadcast and electronic media. The CPA disbanded in 2000. exam information.
For Female Small Business Owners www.wipp.org
The Women Impacting Public Policy Web site offers statistics on women and minority small business owners. Users can access current and archived articles from the press section--for example, they can read "Key Facts About Women Business Owners Many online and offline organizations have been created to collect information about businesses around the world owned and operated by women. Many other organizations have been created to assist the women that own and operate those businesses. and Their Enterprises" and "Top 10 Reasons to Love Small Business."
Payroll Resources www.paycheckcity.com
CPAs handling their own payroll, as well as firm employees, can register for free and use a number of personal calculators at this Web stop, including ones to tabulate (1) To arrange data into a columnar format.
(2) To sum and print totals. take-home pay, determine gross pretax wages and find tax rates for bonuses and employee stock options. Users can take advantage of free downloads, software developer tools and a glossary of payroll terms as well.